Estimator/Pre-Construction Services


Twin Cities
Job Type:
Full Time

Greiner Construction is currently seeking an Estimator to join their team of professionals.  This position is responsible for providing timely and accurate takeoffs / estimates to help secure profitable construction projects.

 The key job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Determine scope and perform quantity takeoffs for construction trades including but not limited to: demolition, earthwork, concrete, masonry, steel, carpentry, finishes, mechanical and electrical.
  • Assist with pricing labor, material and equipment using historic data, past-experience, subcontractor, supplier and rental firm pricing.
  • Preparing accurate estimates for small projects.
  • Preparing cost analysis to include equipment, general conditions, materials and labor under the leadership of senior estimating staff.
  • Subcontractor solicitation
  • Works closely with Operations and senior level estimators on subcontractor analysis and buyout processes on negotiated projects.
  • Develops and executes plans to continuously improve subcontractor relationships.
  • Keeps senior level estimators informed of key issues/opportunities that impact project success.
  • Identifies training and/or development opportunities that will assist them in achieving enhanced job performance and/or career objectives.
  • Respond to and complete all other duties, tasks and/or projects as assigned.
  • Maintain vendor database.


  • Ability to work independently and take ownership for delivery and results
  • Excellent aptitude for oral and written communication
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Creative spirit that is attentive to detail
  • Strong team spirit
  • Great learning capacity
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Education and experience:

  • Desire 2-4 year degree in construction or estimating and 2-5 years of related experience in the construction industry 


  • Top compensation package
  • Bonus structure
  • Paid parking
  • 401k
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Paid holiday and vacation time

Potential candidates are invited to send their resume to for consideration.

Greiner is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.