Estimator – residential restoration

Estimator – residential restoration

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Date: 6/16/2020
Location: Antioch, TN
Degree: Degree Preferred
Salary: $65,000

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Our client is seeking a Residential Restoration Construction Estimator to join their growing team! 

The Estimator is responsible for Estimating & working with the project/field team PM for the completion of all projects awarded from insurance companies and private owners. Xactimate experience is a must. 

About the company:

As a restoration & mitigation general contractor in Middle-Tn providing top quality results and elite-attention to detail which is a critical attribute of their company.
They monitor all aspects of a project to ensure that they provide the best service for the job, while staying on schedule and budget. 


  • Insurance claims / restoration & Xactimate estimating software experience is a must!
  • Familiar with other programs (Dash and BuilderTrend) are a plus if you have worked with those as well.
  • Review the project and contract documents assisting the Project Manager in preparing the construction scope of work, budget, and schedule, etc
  • Plan, prioritize, coordinate, and supervise multiple activities for project, including determining method of construction, manpower levels, material quantities, equipment needs, temporary power sources, and work schedule.
  • Coordinate work with different crafts and subcontractors, assuming responsibility for productivity, efficient use of materials and equipment, and contractual performance of the project
  • Identify project opportunities and assesses project risks
  • Gain or assist in obtaining proper construction permits
  • Generate qualified subcontractor bidder, and vendor lists as necessary
  • Handle project paperwork including permits, contracts, daily production reports, material receipts and delivery packing slips.
  • Gain best quality and pricing from subcontractors.
  • Interface with owner/client contacts such as project inspectors, architects, engineers, city and county officials, clients, and insurance representatives as needed.
  • Monitor projects financial performance versus budgets to ensure profitability
  • Maintains communication with clients, and addresses any actions necessary to close out projects satisfactorily
  • Ensure proper use of construction management software on all projects. All project documents should be uploaded and maintained
  • Maintain awareness of safety rules and procedures among personnel, as well as identify safety hazards and implementing corrective actions


  • Must possess a valid, state-issued driver’s license and be insurable with our carrier
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in an estimator capacity of single-family restoration construction 
  • Ability to read, understand, and implement construction documents
  • Ability to calculate correct materials including lumber, roofing, drywall, etc for projects
  • Excellent supervisory skills with superintendent and the ability to directly supervise several employees, as well as subcontractors
  • Ability to produce quality work in an efficient manner with little supervision in an ever-changing environment
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and internet-based applications
  • Ability to work varying shifts possibly to include Saturdays and Sundays as needed to meet project schedules and demands
  • Availability for “on-call” 24 hours a day rotation should project site emergencies arise
  • Ability to facilitate some out of town work if the need arises
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must be client and safety focused, without exception
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize the importance of multiple tasks
  • Must be deadline and detail-oriented


Competitive salary, commensurate with experience

Excellent benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision

Paid Holidays & Vacation

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