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Residential Construction Estimator

York Building & Remodeling
Job Description

York Building & Remodeling Inc. is looking to grow their team. We are a high-end Residential Building & remodeling company located in Sandwich Massachusetts. We need a candidate who can hit the ground running & join a fast-paced fast-growing team and contribute to the success of the company as a whole. We offer Paid Sick/Holiday/Vacation & 401K contributions for all full-time employees.

Residential Construction Estimator - Full Time

Job Summary

The Residential Construction Estimator is a Full-time employee that provides detailed, accurate cost estimates for residential construction projects ranging from small renovations to large scale new construction. They will work independently & as part of a team to improve existing estimating systems, processes, create new systems & processes and will stay informed of industry trends & best practices.


  • Communicate with sales & administrative team to process initial sales call information, review architectural plans, specifications, client requests & selections
  • Perform quality detailed material take offs from architectural plans, site notes & photos
  • Communicate directly with vendors & subcontractors to request, analyze & organize quotes for inclusion in the project estimate/budget.
  • Create & maintain new vendor & sub-contractor relationships as needed
  • Compile cost data in an organized & systematic way
  • Work with administrative team to improve existing estimating systems & create new systems & processes that improve efficiency & accuracy of estimates
  • Assist production team in providing cost estimates for project change orders with quick turnaround times & strict deadlines
  • Create highly detailed construction specification documents that correspond to project costs & architectural plans & write contracts for submittal to the client.
  • Review project budgets with production & administrative team and provide analysis of estimates vs. actual project costs and make ongoing adjustments to estimating practices, formulas & templates based on actual project data.
  • Open to providing support to the project management team on job related tasks as needed including but not limited to: placing product orders, running job related errands & minor carpentry/punch list tasks.
  • Approximately 75-90% of the time will be spent in an office setting with the remaining time reserved for misc. site visits & job-related tasks.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 5 years in the Construction Industry
  • Strong understanding of all residential construction processes -Frame to Finish
  • Preferred 2+ years as a Construction Estimator
  • Able to read Architectural plans & do accurate material take offs
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Able to multi-task & meet strict deadlines
  • Impeccable problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Knowledge of Buildertrend project management platform a plus

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plan


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime


  • Construction Estimating: 2 years (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Typical start time:

  • 8AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly

This Job Is:

  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No
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