Commercial & Industrial Building Estimator
Rockford, IL  / Benicia, CA  / Indianapolis, IN  / Scottsdale, AZ ...View All
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Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Commercial & Industrial Building Estimator
Requisition ID 2023-28790 # of Openings 1 Candidate Search Category (Portal Searching) Estimating

Come join the William Charles team! As part of the MasTec CE&I family of companies, we embrace diversity and foster an environment of inclusion and equity. This is because we believe that all employees deserve to experience a deep sense of belonging. With values including safety, integrity, innovation, flexibility, performance, teamwork, and financial strength, we ensure that everything we do is led by what we value the most. We foster an environment where everyone has a voice and one that is stronger together because of our differences. At the end of the day, our employees are our biggest asset, and we are proud of building both strong infrastructures and an even stronger culture.

William Charles is in search for a Commercial & Industrial Building Estimator. The responsibilities and duties include providing takeoff and cost estimates for commercial and industrial buildings and structures. The opportunity is available in our Benicia CA, Scottsdale AZ, Rockford IL and Indianapolis IN office locations.

    Review, analyze and interpret contract documents for complete understanding of the work and owner deliverables to provide accurate, detailed cost estimates.
  • Review opportunity pursuits and develop preliminary budget estimate and itemized summary for go/no-go evaluation.
  • Participate in preconstruction efforts for design build or other alternative delivery projects.
  • Identify critical issues and develop risk exposure summary with associated cost impacts
  • Provide creative and innovative thinking to analyze and develop strategy and value engineering solutions.
  • Effective communication and interaction with clients, engineers, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Perform and review quantity takeoff comparisons to provide evaluation for accuracy and acceptance
  • Work with scheduling staff and Operations to develop accurate and precise bid schedules
  • Present complete and accurate estimates to ensure confidence in decision making.
  • Company representation at pre-bids and site visits
  • Provide assistance on heavy civil estimates as required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in commercial construction estimating
  • Additionally, experience in heavy civil construction is preferred but not required

Combination of equivalent education and work experience may be considered

  • Highly knowledgeable in cost estimating for commercial or industrial building projects
  • Precise attention to details and exceptionally organized
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Must be capable managing time for self and ability to prioritize and schedule efficiently
  • Due to our Nationwide footprint, many meetings and reviews would be conducted via teleconference depending on the assigned teams for any given pursuit.
  • Limited travel will be required for pre-bids, site walks, owner meetings, home office, etc.
  • Thrive in fast-paced environment with ability to deliver under deadlines
  • Proficient in Bid2Win or similar estimating software and exceptional Microsoft Office skills; Primavera P6, Bluebeam and AutoCad experience is a plus
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills.


  • Timely decision making
  • Functional/technical skills
  • Intellectual horsepower
  • Organizing
  • Patience
  • Perseverance
  • Planning
  • Process management
  • Time management

MasTec Statement

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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