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Cost Estimator

Cost Estimator at Pathway Design & Construction

Job Posted: Oct 18, 2017


Pathway Design & Construction

Highlights info row image 2450 6th Avenue S, #302 Seattle, WA 98134


Phone: 206 937 4809

Job Description

Cost Estimator

$25-$35 p/h (depending on experience)

We are now looking for a Cost Estimator to join the team! The Cost Estimator will collect and analyze data to estimate time, money, materials, and labor required for a variety of residential remodeling tasks for both small and large projects.

You must have knowledge of a broad range of construction methods and techniques such as:

Read and interpret plans

Basic knowledge of electrical and plumbing


Painting and finishing

Air Sealing


Drywall work

Tile work

Roofing phases

Green Building Practices

As part of your responsibilities you will:

  • Identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time, materials, and labor expenses
  • Read blueprints and technical documents to prepare estimates
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects, clients, and contractors on estimates
  • Consult with industry experts to discuss estimates and resolve issues
  • Use computer software to calculate estimates (e.g. RBS, Builder Trend)
  • Evaluate a product’s cost-effectiveness or profitability
  • Recommend ways to make a product more cost effective or profitable
  • Work with sales teams to prepare estimates and bids for clients
  • Develop project plans for the duration of the project


You will have the following qualities:

  • Strong attention to detail for all phases of remodeling
  • Responsible and organized, able to coordinate and supervise among various jobs
  • Committed to excellent customer service, has good communication skills, and works well with others
  • Motivated and Independent self-starter
  • Computer and smart phone proficient
  • Non-smoker, drug & alcohol-free on the job
  • Has a valid WA driver's license and a good driving record
  • Clean, well-kept appearance

In return we offer:

  • Competitive wage
  • Paid time off
  • Health/Dental/Rx, and Life Insurance benefits
  • Simple IRA plan

We are committed to best building practices for improved indoor air quality and energy efficiency to create a healthy living space and work environment for our clients and our employees. If you have a mindset compatible with ours, then we are looking for you!

When responding to this posting please include the following:
1. Past work experience. 
2. Why would you be an asset to our company?
3. Tell us something interesting about yourself.


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