Estimator – Charlotte

Roles & Responsibilities 

• 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 team.

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


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

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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

• Sage 100 experience preferred.

• CAD experience preferred.


1121 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC 28205