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Construction Cost Estimator

Washington, DC · Construction/Facilities
Join the TeleSolv Consulting Team on our mission to provide quality and unparalleled service to our clients.  We are a growing organization that provides a variety of professional and administrative services to public and private organizations with global operations.   Our company has an immediate opening for an experienced Construction Cost Estimator to support a federal client in the Washington, D.C. area.

About TeleSolv:
Rated in the top 1000 business in 2019 by Inc.com.  Since its founding in 2000, TeleSolv Consulting has been committed to helping organizations solve complex problems. Our solutions integrate sound management principles with the most appropriate technologies to assist senior executives in effectively managing programmatic, schedule, and technical risks.

We offer excellent compensation, training, advancement opportunities, and exceptional benefits including PTO, sick leave, 10 paid federal holidays, medical, dental, vision, company paid life, short-term and long term disability insurance, employee assistance program, matching 401(k) plan and more.

Duties / Responsibilities:
The selected candidate will provide direct support to a Federal client in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area by preparing cost estimates for construction projects, or services to aid management in bidding on or determining the anticipated price of products or services.      

The Construction Cost Estimator shall have the ability to:
  • Prepare estimates based on the proposed scope of work, by collaborating with the client to understand the requirements of the project and recommend metrics and conditions to produce accurate estimates and bids.
  • Research required inputs for the development of detailed cost estimates for exterior and interior projects to serve as the basis of Independent Government Cost Estimates.
  • Review specifications and drawings; and conduct visit sites to gather essential information on the proposed scope of work and bid requirements.
  • Work with the Project Manager and procurement personnel to provides technical assistance and advice in evaluating bids, negotiating contracts, and pricing change orders.
  • Perform cost comparison analyses between submitted bids and advise the client accordingly.
  • Prepare detailed reports for submission to appropriate parties as requested.
Minimum Requirements​​
  • Bachelor’s degree construction, architecture, or a related field (preferred)
  • Five (5) years of experience as an estimator in commercial construction or related industry; may specialize according to particular service performed or type of product manufactured.
  • Demonstrated computer skills, with sound experise in construction cost estimating software.
  • Experience managing work requests on multiple projects at the same time
  • Three (3) years of demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
TeleSolv Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.


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