Hensel Phelps Estimator - Southeast District in Nashville, Tennessee

Estimators support the estimating team in the development of subcontractor costs and estimates based on CSI Division. They develop estimates for all Hensel Phelps self-performed work including concrete and formwork, building specialties, carpentry, millwork, and other finishes. Estimators are responsible for the development of subcontractor and supplier scopes of work and monitoring the subcontractor pricing with the architectural and engineering drawings and specifications.

Essential job functions include:

  • Read and understand plans and specifications for major/complex projects

  • Prepare a thorough take-off of quantities for their scope of work

  • Be able to thoroughly review subcontractor pricing and prepare a comprehensive bid tab

  • Proficiency in computer skills. Able to adapt and learn programs such as On Screen Take-Off, Building Connected, SAGE and Assemble

  • Able to survey self-work scopes such as building specialties, carpentry, millwork, and some finishes

  • Understanding of subcontractor/supplier relationships to the ongoing success of Hensel Phelps

The position may require the new hire to be assigned to a project with specific badging or other security requirements, which may require the Company, Owner, or third party to conduct a criminal or other background check.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Possess good communications skills and be detail oriented

  • Computer software - Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel based templates

  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in estimating on large commercial construction projects

  • A 4 year degree in Civil, Structural, Architecture or Construction Management

Hensel Phelps is an equal opportunity employer and contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status, nor will they be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Hensel Phelps will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Hensel Phelps’ legal duty to furnish information.