Residential Design and Remodeling Estimator

Residential Design and Remodeling Estimator 


The Residential Design and Remodeling Estimator will have responsibility for estimating and managing project bids from start to finish.  Projects will range from $10,000 – $500,000.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES supported by an extended team:

  • Consults with Preconstruction team, President, and other team members to become thoroughly familiar with the project requirements and criteria
  • Assists, as necessary, with the Business Development team to bid and secure projects
  • Reviews and becomes familiar with owner contracts
  • Provide relevant information to Accounting (budget summary, schedule of values, etc.)
  • Assists in job buyout including writing scopes for subcontracts
  • Establishes and maintains communication with clients, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Performs estimating functions as requested with assistance
  • Prepares and updates database list of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Tabulates and evaluates bids
  • Performs quantity survey
  • Reviews construction documents and understands scope of work to bid
  • Writes scopes for each trade
  • Executes take-offs of construction documents
  • Inputs take-offs of computer spreadsheet
  • Obtains pricing for materials
  • Obtains bids from subcontractors
  • Prepares cost analysis for material, labor, and equipment
  • Subcontractor and overhead costs incurred in the installation of items
  • Where predetermined standard(s) are not available, makes an estimate
  • Develops and maintains resource information on productions, vendors, subcontractors, and government requirements
  • Attends departmental meetings as required


To be a successful Estimator with G.M. Roth Design Remodeling an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • 3-5 plus years construction estimating experience
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented
  • Effective listening, written, and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Knowledge of multiple estimating tools
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