Groom Construction Company Salem, MA
Groom Construction is seeking a qualified and motivated chief/senior estimator to manage all of the day-to-day estimating duties for a small/mid-size Company north of Boston. Candidates must be able to produce complete bid packages and accurate estimates for commercial and retail construction projects ranging from $100,000 to $15m in various local and national markets. We offer a casual working environment and are seeking a candidate that will fit well with our current staff.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage overall estimating process from bidding to closeout.

  • Ability to understand scope of work and design documents.

  • Maintain and Develop effective working relationships with subcontractors and suppliers.

  • Solicit bids from subcontractors and suppliers.

  • Prepare thorough take-offs and bid estimates.

  • Utilize appropriate software to optimize job performance.

  • Arrange turnover meetings from estimating to project management staff.

  • Attend client meetings when necessary.

  • Interface with others within the organization to obtain support and collaboration of work.

  • Provide recommendations to management to identify discrepancies and provide improvement efforts.


  • A thorough knowledge of plan reading and takeoff skills.

  • 3-5 years of industry related experience.

  • Should be computer software literate with products and systems to perform On-Screen takeoffs and bid management.

  • Strong estimating, communications, financial analysis, budgeting, purchasing, and negotiating skills are required.

  • Ability to multi task

  • Able to work independently and display self confidence in his / her work.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Required education:

  • Bachelor's

    Required experience:

  • Estimating: 3 years

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