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Construction Estimator


Premier Building Restoration, Inc. is a Historic Masonry Restoration and Waterproofing Company located in Erdenheim, PA that serves the Greater Philadelphia area. Premier Building Restoration, Inc (PBR) is currently seeking a Project Estimator at full-time status. Please review the Job Summary and Description of the Position before applying. Premier Building Restoration, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages those that meet the job qualifications to apply.

Job Summary:

The Estimator will serve a vital function in the overall success and growth of Premier. The position includes full responsibility for masonry restoration bidding and project costing based on blueprint reading, specification interpretation, fluctuating costs, and collaboration with supporting team members (including Assistant Estimator and Assistant Project Managers).

Job Position: Full Time, Monday- Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at 529 Bethlehem Pike, Erdenheim, PA 19038

Start Date: ASAP

Remote Available: No

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities of Estimator:

  • Receiving bids from various sources, both public and private, both invited and sought out, and tracking from receipt until completion
  • Understanding our previous work as qualifications and similar projects of note for submitting with bids (supported by Assistant Estimator in this development)
  • Recognizing what opportunities are ideal for our team, our skills, and our interests through communicating at weekly estimating meetings and vetting potential opportunities with the team.
  • Analyzing requirement documents, blueprints, and project plans to thoroughly understand project needs
  • Preparing material estimates and cost estimates for each project, sometimes with various phases and creating labor estimates for any project
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with company vendors, subcontractors, and bid agencies
  • Managing bids from vendors and subcontractors
  • Using bid data to prepare detailed cost analysis
  • Attending pre-bid meetings
  • Presenting prepared estimates to management efficiently with bid due dates in mind

Secondary Functions:

Identify possible work outside of the contracted scope

Attend marketing and networking opportunities as needed

Follow up with pending bids or non-responsive proposals


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Erdenheim, PA 19038: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Position: Construction Estimator
Organization: Premier Building Restoration, Inc.
Location: Erdenheim,  PA 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 9/29/2022

Required Qualifications:

Minimum of 5+ years experience in construction estimating

Minimum of 5+ years experience in the historic masonry and waterproofing industry

Office experience of Master Builder (or equivalent), Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Project & Outlook)

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blueprints, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports and communicate effectively with office support staff.

Ability to speak professionally before client(s) and employees of the organization.

Ability to physically lift 50 pounds

Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Interest in historic masonry restoration and preservation

Knowledge of Philadelphia architecture and design standards

Historic Restoration Certificate provided by I.M.I. or equivalent

Endurance and ability to visit the entire job site, including stair swings, scaffold, high reaches or other elevated structures

Status: This listing expires on: 12/28/2022
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Premier Building Restoration, Inc.
529 Bethlehem Pike

Erdenheim,  PA 19038
United States
Vicky Iliadis