Vanir Construction Management, Inc.

  • Senior Estimator

    Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
    Job ID
    Technical Services: Estimating, Project Controls, Plan Review
  • About Vanir

    Vanir Construction Management, Inc. has been exceeding client expectations for 35 years. Our progressive growth and quality of service has led Vanir to become consistently ranked among the top construction management firms in the nation by Engineering News-Record. As we continue growing into new areas and markets, our focus is to maintain a team of creative, ambitious, and visionary individuals.

    Job Description

    The Senior Estimator provides the over-all direction, coordination and participation in preparing estimates from architects, owners, or other entities. Responsible for estimates from design, value engineering, preconstruction and construction stages. Estimates for schedules, logistics, resources, procurement, primary/alternative and comparative means. Reviews, collaborates and prepares for estimate services in support of organization and project specific activities to ensure they are meeting time, budget, schedule, cost, and project performance.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the accuracy, integrity and completion of estimates at a variety of phases to include but not be limited to design, conceptual, preconstruction and during construction
    • Reviews drawings, prints, specifications, contracts, RFPs/RFQs and all other construction documents for estimate related activities
    • Participates in the preparation of construction schedules, requests for information, project utilization plans, and general conditions and specifications
    • Utilizes and administers to a variety of estimating means to include current market pricing and regionally specific pricing
    • Conceptual and budget estimate for a variety of projects in the Education, Healthcare, Public Works and Criminal Justice sectors
    • Assists with, analyzes and evaluates proposals from contractors, subcontractors and other entities
    • Participates in project meetings
    • Supports business development activities for pursuits, proposals, submittals and resources for cost and performance

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in technical disciplines such as Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or equivalent technical area of study. 6+ years of experience in estimating management of construction, engineering or architectural related projects.
      • Or, Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in business disciplines such as business administration, accounting/finance or management. 8+ years of experience in estimating management of construction, engineering, or equivalent technical projects.
    • Registration as Professional Estimator, Architect, Engineer, and/or GC license is preferred
    • Must possess knowledge and application of construction estimating, cost, project controls, documentation, engineering and construction principles, techniques, materials, applications, and practices
    • Understanding of contracts, documents, drawings, and specifications. Ability to use a variety of current take-off systems and instrumentation.
    • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products, and experience with cost and project related systems. Advanced programs in take-off and quantities such as on On Screen Take-Off are necessary.



    How to Apply

    If you're interested in working for Vanir Construction Management, Inc., please visit our website to learn more and to apply online at


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    Persons with medical limitations may, with reasonable accommodations, be capable of performing the duties of this position. Such a determination must be made on an individual basis considering the person's limitations, the requirements of the position, and the company's ability to make reasonable accommodations to the person's limitations.


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