Cost Estimator

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Job Identification Number: 996

Location: San Francisco, CA

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Real Estate

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, a leading multi-family property management company, is seeking a Cost Estimator in their San Francisco office. The ideal candidate will immediately add value to the organization and mesh with the dynamic, hardworking, and adaptable team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Asset Management, Design, Infrastructure, etc. to realize the design intent of various project types.
  • Visit project sites and be able to interpret the design intent as it is affected by the actual condition existing at the site.
  • Develop and prepare conceptual estimates from minimal plans and verbal descriptions of the design intent.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates by analyzing plans and specifications and performing quantity take-offs for select trades. Be technically savvy.
  • Itemize specific scopes of work, assemble, distribute, and manage the contractor bidding process.
  • Qualify and level contractors' proposals according to project specifics.


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 4 Year degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or 5+/- years of experience.
  • Knowledge of current unit costs of various scopes of work.
  • Extensive knowledge of industry practices, procedures, and market trends.
  • Proficient with software such as: On-Screen Takeoff, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Demonstrate commitment to continuous learning.
  • Review estimates for completion and technical accuracy ensuring quality and integrity