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Argonaut Private Equity Estimator in Denver, Colorado

Located in Denver, we are a solid commercial construction firm with a growing project list. We offer Pre-Construction, Construction, Concrete, and Refrigeration services with a firm commitment to hard work and good planning.

If you have full process estimating experience with Big Box, K-12 and/ or Municipality projects this role could be a fit for you.

The Estimator works closely with the Senior Estimator and Project Estimator(s) on his/her team and is primarily focused on performing quantity surveys, estimate assembly and soliciting bids from Subcontractors and Suppliers as directed by the Senior Estimator. This position offers the opportunity to gain experience working with Subcontractors and Suppliers to establish cost estimates. Opportunities also exist for exposure to Clients, Architects, Engineers and Consultants to determine the work scope and costs for building projects. The Estimator will continually improve his/her ability to analyze blueprints, specifications, proposals and other documentation to assist in the preparation of time, cost and labor estimates.

We offer a competitive and fair compensation package with a great work environment.


  • Prepare quantity surveys and estimates costs of materials, labor and equipment for projects

  • Research and interpret construction documents, including specifications and drawings

  • Assemble estimates utilizing Microsoft Excel computer spreadsheets

  • Assist in Subcontractor and Supplier bid solicitation

  • Review Subcontractor and Supplier bids for conformity to contract requirements

  • Attend project Pre-Bid meetings when requested

  • Participate in Project Qualification interviews and presentations

  • Assist with negotiated work (CMGC) and project budget/sales

  • Develop construction materials and methods knowledge

  • Provide accurate and timely information to department managers

  • Help identify ways of increasing the value the company provides to its Customers

  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor?s degree (B.S.) in Civil Engineering or Construction Management from a 4-year college

  • Or, two (2) or more years of related commercial construction industry experience

  • Or, equivalent combination of education and commercial construction industry experience

  • Ability to read and analyze construction documents for commercial and civil construction projects

  • Knowledge of project- based software and Microsoft computer applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to compose reports and business correspondence

  • Ability to effectively and efficiently communicate with Managers and Vendors

  • Mathematical proficiency utilizing fractions, percentages, ratios for practical situations

  • Ability to solve practical problems and examine a variety of tangible variables

  • Ability to interpret a variety of written, oral and diagrammatic communications

  • Ability to pass drug test, background and driving checks

  • Valid Colorado driver license

    Other Demands:

  • Job requires minimal travel during the day to attend meetings and visit job sites

We are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.