Estimator/Senior Estimator

Catamount Constructors, an industry-leading national General Contractor, is seeking talent to grow our construction management team. We currently have an opening for an Estimator/Senior Estimator reporting to our San Antonio office. The ideal candidate possesses between 4 and 7 years’ prior experience for a General Contractor.

We invite you to learn more about our company at www.catamountinc.com. We are 100% employee owned and offer a progressive environment where your prior skills and experience will be valued and developed further. Our compensation and benefits package is competitive, offering the Employee Stock Ownership Plan, a 401(k), generous Paid Time Off, and a full complement of insurance programs. And because our work spans across a multitude of market sectors, our team has an opportunity to shift between project types. Our culture has been described as a family environment that promotes work-life balance. We hope you’ll take a closer look at Catamount!

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Managing Estimating Projects

  • Displays excellent organizational skills and is able to effectively prioritize estimating tasks. Uses good time management skills.
  • Coordinates project efforts and utilization as a team when needed.

Communication and Presentation

  • Hands off estimating projects to the Project Manager in a clear, precise and organized manner.
  • Preparation of the estimate book is well-organized and thorough.
  • Prepares a thorough, well-organized and complete product for presentation to the client
  • Communicates and presents well to the client
  • Bid qualifications are clear, concise and tailored to the client.

Estimating Accuracy

  • Uses updated historical data to present accurate estimates
  • Units costs are kept up-to-date and accurate
  • Bid scope sheets are clear, concise and complete
  • Reviews subcontractor proposal for accuracy before submitting
  • Well-prepared for scope meetings
  • Provides accurate quantity surveys

Subcontractor Interface

  • Knows how to choose the right subcontractors for the project.
  • Solicits appropriate quantity of subcontractors in a timely manner.
  • Completes appropriate reference checks on new subcontractors.
  • Efficiently uses Catamount’s bid system: i.e. McGraw Hill or others.

Estimate Set-up

  • Distributes Addendums timely and to all responsible parties.

Qualifications/Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, & Outlook, office equipment such as fax machines, and copiers, and Internet Explorer or other similar Internet tools and experience.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university along with 4-7 years of related experience and/or training with a General Contractor is required.

If you are interested in joining an outstanding team, email a cover letter and resume to hr@catamountinc.com.


Catamount Constructors, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.