Commercial Construction Estimator

Construction United States


At Weston Solutions, Inc. you will do meaningful work and make valuable contributions.

Employee-ownership at Weston is a path to professional growth and access to diverse opportunities in a highly connected community that works together across key service areas to make a difference in the environment. Weston has continued to evolve and adapt to our changing world as a premier provider of environmental and infrastructure services for over sixty years. In both the public and private sectors our teams help identify, solve, mitigate, and manage critical environmental issues to help clients achieve a more sustainable future.

Weston Solutions is seeking a Commercial Construction Estimator who can manage the bidding process for small to large scale lump sum and design-build commercial construction projects.

Locations: Remote

Major Responsibilities:

  • Review bid opportunities, analyze project documents, drawings, specifications, supplier quotations, engineering reports, and other information included in the bid package to provide accurate, market-competitive cost estimates.
  • Manage the bidding process for small to large scale lump sum, and design-build projects.
  • Source and vet subcontractors, cultivate subcontractor & vendor relationships, and perform bid leveling across multiple trade partners.
  • Ability to professionally analyze the drawings and solicitation package, extract the scope of works for each trade and communicate that with the subcontractors.
  • Negotiate project pricing and schedule with subcontractors.
  • Create and compile detailed, accurate cost estimates and present them to the management for approval.
  • Experience working on mechanical, electrical, and plumbing scopes of work.
  • Technical background with an understanding of building, engineering, and commercial projects.
  • Obtain, organize, and analyze multiple subcontractor quotes across varying trades by specifying materials, identifying qualified subcontractors, and negotiate pricing.
  • Develop processes and track historical cost/scope to build a database for future projects.
  • Lead, manage, train, and develop future incoming or cross-team estimating personnel.
  • Host job walks and attend site visits, if necessary.
  • Support continued development of subcontractor database.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Expert analytical skills; experience in producing estimating for complex, multi-trade, renovation, facility maintenance, and new construction.
  • Extensive knowledge of the construction industry means, methods, costs, processes & generally accepted business practices.
  • Strong and effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Proven positive attitude and professionalism. Excellent customer-oriented focus with the ability to build and maintain business relationships with clients and subcontractors nationwide.
  • Excellent organizational & time management skills. Ability to plan, prioritize, organize, and monitor the bidding process to meet hard deadlines.
  • Ability to multitask and work on multiple bids concurrently.
  • Solutions-oriented mindset with the ability to guide stakeholders through complex problems.
  • Positive attitude and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong teamwork skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work with diverse teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and bid management programs.


  • 10+ years’ experience required in estimating commercial projects.
  • Bachelor’s degree/higher education in engineering is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in estimating or managing JOC projects is a plus.
  • Professional certifications (such as Certified Professional Estimator) are a plus.

We fully invest in our people: Weston provides a generous, comprehensive benefits package program that offers employees high value options with solid financial protection, meeting the personal needs of its people and their families.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with base and matching employer stock contributions.
  • Paid time off includes personal, holiday and parental leave.
  • Life and disability plans.
  • Critical illness and accident plans.
  • Work/Life flexibility.
  • Professional development opportunities.


Compensation will vary based upon experience, education, skill level, and other compensable factors.



Salary Range: $96,500 - $128,900 - $161,000