Commercial Estimator


Job Details

Job Title

Commercial Estimator







Primary Background




Job Number

JN -032024-2730


Certis Solutions is seeking a qualified Estimator with the following background:

Must Have Qualifications

  • 5 years of proven experience in commercial roofing estimation, with a strong understanding of various roofing systems and materials.
  • Proficiency in Bluebeam and Microsoft Excel/ Office suite.
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills, with an eye for detail and accuracy in calculations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams.
  • Proven track record of successfully bidding and securing commercial roofing projects.
  • Knowledge of local building codes, regulations, and industry standards related to roofing projects.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Top Skills / Key Job Responsibilities

  • Co Analyze project specifications, architectural drawings, and other relevant documents to accurately estimate roofing materials, labor, equipment, and subcontractor costs.
  • Collaborate closely with the sales and project management teams to understand client needs, project goals, and develop comprehensive bid proposals.
  • Prepare detailed take-offs and cost breakdowns for various roofing systems, considering factors such as materials, labor, equipment, permits, and overhead.
  • Research and identify cost-effective solutions while maintaining high-quality standards and adhering to industry best practices.
  • Utilize estimating software and tools to streamline the estimation process and ensure accuracy in calculations.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings and site visits to gather crucial information and insights for preparing accurate estimates.
  • Evaluate potential risks and challenges associated with projects and develop contingency plans.
  • Coordinate with vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors to obtain competitive pricing for materials and services.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, new roofing technologies, and best practices to enhance the accuracy and competitiveness of our bids.