Work with the Project Manager and Superintendent to develop a preconstruction plan, estimate and schedule.

Organize, track and distribute all preconstruction related information such as drawings, specifications, schedules, addenda, clarifications, etc.

Effectively plan for safety activities that will be required during construction.

Work with the Project Manager and Superintendent to review subcontractor scope and sequencing to ensure accurate proposals are obtained.

Ensure adequate subcontractor pricing coverage is obtained on all projects by developing and maintaining relationships within the subcontractor community.

Review drawings and specifications to confirm the proper scope of work is priced.

Coordinate preconstruction site visits as required to provide accurate pricing.

Provide accurate material take-offs and unit pricing for all projects.

Provide detailed, accurate and organized estimate packages to the Project Manager and Superintendent when projects have been awarded.

Communicate effectively with the Designers, Tenants, Owners and Fourth Elm Construction team.

Effective timely resolution of conflicts and disputes to minimize delays and claims.


2-year technical degree or equivalent combination of education/experience required.

At least 2 years of Commercial Construction experience required.

Estimating experience is preferred, but not required.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Experience with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Outlook, and Excel.

Sage 100 experience preferred.

CAD experience preferred.

About Fourth Elm Construction

Fourth Elm Construction is a commercial General Contractor based in the Piedmont-Triad region of North Carolina, serving clients across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. We are a construction company dedicated and focused on our client construction goals; along the way, we improve the built environment and build meaningful relationships within the communities we serve.

To apply, send your resume to [email protected]