Estimator II
MMC Corp

Pflugerville, Texas

Posted in Building and Construction

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Estimator II

Work hard, have fun! At MW Builders, our culture is built on hard work - but while enjoying ourselves in the process. Our family of construction companies prides itself on our almost 90 year history, our 100% employee ownership structure, our competitive pay and benefits… But what we pride ourselves most in is our people. We truly believe that our people are our greatest asset, and that's why we place a heavy emphasis on recruiting, training, and retaining the best and brightest talent in the industry. Are you ready to become a part of the MW Builders family?

Nature of Work

Analyzes construction documents, proposal requests, proposals, and other documents to perform assigned estimating functions. Prepares estimates establishing the value of the work; routinely interacts with vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors in preparation of estimates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participates in project approach plan and proposal kickoff meetings as requested
  • Carries out estimating assignments in accordance with estimating project approach; implements quality control measures to ensure accuracy and completeness of estimates 
  • Assists with review of proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
  • Follows established processes and best practices in carrying out estimating assignments
  • Solicits subcontractor and supplier bids and interfaces with their representatives in order to receive response bids prior to bid letting
  • Establishes, maintains, and enhances business relationships with valued trade partners
  • Utilizes and supports subcontractor prequalification program
  • Maintains and improves subcontractor database through best practices for entering and updating subcontractor information
  • Performs accurate, timely, and well-organized quantity takeoffs as assigned
  • Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for bidding and budgeting purposes including self-performed work; selecting subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness and cost realism
  • Scopes and tabulates subcontractor and supplier bids for conformance with bid documents to aid in determining the value of the work
  • Utilize and assist in updating estimating software and conforms to established policies and procedures
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement in departmental processes, approach, and execution of estimating and preconstruction functions; presents recommended actions/solutions
  • Assists with prospects/clients in obtaining bid opportunities
  • Analyzes and gathers cost data; organizes data into a useful format for use in future pricing and updates to cost database
  • Exercises initiative or, as directed, performs additional duties to meet the needs of the organization  

In addition to the above responsibilities, this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Interfaces with other individuals in the organization to obtain support and commitment to cost estimates
  • Participates in compiling technical responses and qualifications for RFPs and RFQs


  • Ability to collaborate with and function well within a team-oriented environment
  • Knowledge of general construction practices and principles
  • Proficiency in reading and interpreting construction documents
  • Ability to analyze and collect cost data
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of estimating and CRM software


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field from a four-year college/university or equivalent experience.    


  •  3 - 5 years or more of related work experience preferred
  • May have supervisory responsibilities

Physical Demands 

  • Physical demands for this position are moderate. Typically the employee may sit comfortably to do the work. However, there may be walking, standing, bending or carrying of items (25-50 pounds) such as plan documents, papers, books, parts, etc. There may be times of physical exertion, such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, climbing or similar activities. The work may require specific but common physical characteristics and abilities such as above-average agility and dexterity. Requires a good ability to see, hear, and speak
  • Standard project site environment may include machinery, parts and
    chemicals; may require protective gear

MMC Corp and its subsidiary companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer-EEO/AA/M/F/D/V/VEVRA



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