Project Manager - Construction Cost Estimator

Posted Date 1 month ago(8/26/2022 4:52 PM)
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Project Management
Regular Full-Time


NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


NV5 is accepting resumes for individuals who are team players, self-motivated, energetic and goal-oriented. NV5 offers competitive salary and benefits designed to provide you with choice and flexibility to fit your individual needs.

We are currently looking for a Full-time Project Estimator to develop construction cost estimates and coordinate with project managers and other estimators. The key functions of this position: You will take the lead or assist in developing estimates, performing quantity do take-offs, and managing estimating schedules.


  • Prepare conceptual estimates on all types of projects with minimal documentation
  • Prepare detailed estimates for projects at multiple stages of projects
  • Perform Quantity Take-off on projects for use in on the overall estimate
  • Prepare preliminary schedules on projects
  • Assist project team with cost analysis information



  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Project Management, Engineering, or Facilities Management preferred.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Desire and ability to work independently with excellent people skills and the ability to work collaboratively and effectively on large and diverse projects.
  • Five to Ten years of cost estimating experience
  • Previous construction project management, engineering or scheduling experience is a plus.
  • Microsoft Office, On-Screen Take Off, MS Project, Excel Estimating Programs, Xactimate

Licenses and Certifications

  • Certified Cost Estimator with MII experience desirable but not required

NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. #INDHP


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