Commercial Construction Estimator

Commercial Construction Estimator: Perform cost estimating on a variety of multimillion-dollar construction design/build project types across various building types and site work. Estimate all 16 divisions of construction from blueprints and by site inspection, to produce a scope of work, pricing for materials and labor and a written proposal. Manage the estimating process from beginning to contract, completing bid/proposal packages, contract management, creation of hand off packages, participation in the submittal process, material procurement, etc. Assist in managing the project and performing such tasks as needed. Understand the requirements of each government contract in order to properly estimate the costs of the work. Read and understand the contract responsibilities and scope of the work in order to provide a complete and thorough estimate. Catch deviations from the specifications and plans as it relates to scope, contract and schedule. Generate estimates from blueprint drawings, specifications, field notes, field drawings, and actual field inspections. Obtain all necessary information, such as: field inspections, measurements, photographs, and sketches required to provide accurate customer pricing. Submit proposals to customers. Communicate with owners, architects, engineers, general contractors and Project Managers. Attend/conduct all weekly meetings in conjunctions with project start-up, pre-bid, and job progress (as needed). Generate project budgets and material lists. 



  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or related

  • 3 years of experience in a job involving estimating all 16 divisions of construction for commercial buildings; renovations or New Construction of commercial/municipal projects.

  • Experience must include quantity takeoffs for labor, material, and equipment pricing; and use of On-screen take off software, in-field estimating, and MS Office, especially MS Excel and MS Word.

  • Must be a resident of Washington DC or willing to relocate to Washington DC within 30 days of hiring.

  • Must be willing to become OSHA certified.

  • Background and Reference checks required.


Work Location: 

HRGM Corporation, 2021 Shannon Pl., SE Washington, DC 20020



Qualified applicants please submit resume to Rachna Bhatt, Director, HRGM Corporation, 2021 Shannon Pl., SE Washington, DC 20020 or