Chief Estimator

Quasius Construction
Sheboygan, WI

Quasius Construction, Inc., an innovative and customer-responsive commercial construction company, seeks a chief estimator with 10+ years’ industry experience to join our team at our Sheboygan headquarters location. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of all phases of the estimating process from preconstruction through final proposal documents, excellent interpersonal skills, and familiarity with Sage 300 Estimating and PlanSwift takeoff software.  

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Responsible for all phases of the estimating process, including:

  • Preconstruction, conceptual estimating, and budgeting
  • Scope analysis and understanding
  • Digital quantity takeoff
  • Project schedule development
  • Subcontractor and vendor scope analysis and bid review
  • Final proposal documents

Review specifications and plans for scope to ensure complete estimate coverage; initiate RFI’s as needed for accurate and competitive pricing.

Work closely with sales to determine budgeting and final pricing, and help produce the final proposal document for presentation to the customer.

Finalize estimate per contract with accepted alternates.

Coordinate with project management and perform post-contract project buy-out process; checklist to confirm needed and included scope of work for each vendor.

Execute “value engineering” for potential cost savings as required to close a project. Determine alternative materials and construction methods to maintain budget. 

Maintain strong subcontractor and supplier relations. 

Credentials and Experience:

  • 10 or more years of commercial construction industry experience
  • Sage 300 Estimating software and PlanSwift takeoff software experience preferred, but not necessary

Quasius Construction has been providing general construction, construction management, and design-build delivery to industrial/manufacturing, multi-family, senior living, commercial, and institutional clients throughout eastern Wisconsin for over 125 years. Quasius self-performs carpentry, masonry, concrete and millwork. 

As a valued team member, you will enjoy:

  • Caring and friendly work environment that offers a great work-life balance
  • Competitive compensation 
  • Excellent benefits package that includes medical, life/AD&D, 401(k), and profit-sharing
  • Paid personal time off
  • Stable career with a company that has a solid foundation of clients and a great reputation in the industry

Reporting:  Reports to the VP of Operations and Preconstruction

Shift: Full Time, Day Shift

Quasius Construction is an equal opportunity employer and highly values diversity. Quasius Construction and the Source and Recruit Co. do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.