Commercial Roofing Estimator

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Posted: 09/13/2019 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Construction General Job Number: real_street-1975 Pay Rate: 43.27-57.69

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects.  As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have a great assignment for a Commercial Roofing Estimator with one of our top clients.  As a Commercial Roofing Estimator, you will be supporting our client, a well-respected facilities management and construction firm based in the Washington, D.C. area.

Job Responsibilities

The Commercial Roofing Estimator is responsible for providing full-service estimating for projects throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area.  Specific duties include the following:

  • Attend pre-bid site meetings to prepare accurate estimates
  • Travel to customer’s location to inspect roof and perform take-off.  Measure roof and estimate the amount of roofing material and labor needed to reroof
  • Analyze and comprehend project plans, specifications and details. Prepare construction progress schedule
  • Prepare takeoffs / estimates for cost of material, labor and equipment from Architectural / Construction Specifications and Drawings. Create proposals and thorough bid packages for customers
  • Follow-up on quotations and advise on tendering procedure.  Review all contracts and accepted quotations
  • Prepare project submittals for specified contract projects. Write up work orders and prepare material order sheets
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of product suppliers.  Review products used in projects
  • Consult and communicate with project managers, architects, engineers and clients involved at all levels of a project

Job Requirements

 Specific qualifications for the Commercial Roofing Estimator role include the following:

  • Minimum of 5 years commercial roofing experience required
  • Must have strong understanding of commercial flat roof systems and asphalt shingle systems
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Strong project management and negotiation skills. Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to meet crucial deadlines
  • Strong math skills coupled with ability to read plans and specifications
  • Proficient in Eagleview and Xactmate estimating software as well as Microsoft Office
  • Business contacts with property managers and building owners a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes the following:

  • Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid time off

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Thank you for the support you and RealStreet have provided us over the years. The candidates for both temporary and direct hire staff positions on numerous projects have been right on target. Your recruiters are knowledgeable about our industry and are able to understand the experience and skills required for each position. We look forward Read More…

Richard "Skip" J. Parks, PE LEED AP, Vice President

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