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Commercial Roofing Estimator/Project Manager available at:

Summary of Position: Under the general direction of Executive Management, Estimators prepare estimates for commercial roofing work. It is the responsibility of the Estimator to synthesize estimates into the appropriate format for each bid. It is essential that Estimators understand and follow all safety policies of Bulldog Group, Inc., by ensuring that they understand the logistics and how the policies will affect each individual job they bid.     

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Independently search for appropriate projects to bid;

  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates for commercial roofing projects;

  • Communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors, and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates; ensure change orders are received prior to work being done;

  • Submit 100% of bids and budgets by the bid deadline-no exceptions;

  • Solicit and maintain communication with vendors (and on occasion subcontractors);

  • Review bid requirements thoroughly and ask necessary follow-up questions;

  • Assist in winning profitable repeat business by cultivating customer relationships during management of projects;

  • Have or obtain a thorough understanding of the scope for each specific job that is bid and if the project is won, communicate this understanding to Project Managers and/or Superintendents;

  • Coordinate with Superintendent during closeout to ensure all necessary documents are compiled and sent;

  • Visit jobsite and track progress at least monthly;

  • Order bonds and COI when job is won and submit to GC/owner in accordance with contract;

  • Ensure a subcontractor/supplier list is provided before 1st billing;

  • Keep track of job costs on a weekly basis;

  • Plan the potential layout and job setup and try to predict any problems that may be encountered to ensure they are accounted for in the estimate.


Reports to: Executive Company Management


Education, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Estimators must possess a valid driver’s license.

  • High School Diploma or GED required, Associates Degree preferred.

  • Previous commercial roofing estimating experience required.

  • Thorough understanding of commercial roofing system design and installation, code compliance, and manufacturer requirements for warranty.

  • Must have the ability to accurately follow instructions given by their supervisors as well as follow written instructions and specifications. 

  • Excellent communication skills and negotiation skills are imperative in this position.

  • Estimators must have the ability to safely ascend and descend ladders, scaffolds, and/or stairs on an regular basis.

  • The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check. 

  • A motor vehicle report will be run annually.

Compensation and Benefits: Competitive compensation and benefits package. Exact pay dependent upon experience. Benefits include medical insurance and the following voluntary options: dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, term life, accident, and critical illness. 401(k) with employer match!

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