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Latitude, Inc. Commercial Construction Estimator in Frederick, Maryland

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year

Position Summary:

We are currently seeking an Estimator to join our growing team in Frederick, MD. The ideal candidate will have previous experience within the commercial construction industry. The Estimator will have overall responsibility of supporting the Preconstruction Department and assisting on multiple individual projects during the budgeting and subcontract bidding phases of those projects.


  • Prepare quantity takeoffs, prepare estimates, and coordinate bid solicitations/tabulations.

  • Perform a detailed review of the bid documents for compliance with company standards, client standards, constructability and compliance with budget.

  • Prepare initial subcontractor bid list and review with Preconstruction and Operations.

  • Solicit subcontractor pricing as necessary for both budgets and hard bid projects.

  • Maintain and track subcontractor responses to bid solicitations and answer questions as necessary.

  • Receive and review subcontractor bids. Prepare and review with Manager a bid day analysis that compares the budget for the project to bids received.

  • Work with Manager to collect and prepare all relevant preconstruction data in a logical format for review and turnover to the Operations Team.

  • Maintain subcontractor and historical job cost databases.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Manager

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities along with an open and willing attitude and eagerness to learn.

  • Excellent time management capabilities.

  • Outstanding communication skills verbal and written. Establishes collaborative relationships with internal as well as external stakeholders.

  • Excellent technical skills. Proficient in reading, understanding, and applying blue prints and job specifications.

  • Excellent computer and technology skills.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience, ideally gained within a commercial general contractor in an estimator, project engineer, or other relative position.

  • Bachelor?s Degree preferably in Building Construction Science, Construction Management, Construction Technology, or related area.