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We are looking for a thorough Construction estimator to calculate possible costs and gains of construction projects. You will collect and analyze data according to a series of useful variables. The ideal candidate will be very comfortable with numbers and analytical. You must have great attention to detail and excellent communication skills. The goal is to provide the company with accurate information that will help in operations and strategic planning.


Harlingen, TX



What You’ll Do

  • Acquire understanding of the requirements of project/program at hand

  • Select metrics to produce valid estimates

  • Visit sites, warehouses and other venues to gather essential information

  • Review documents or consult experts to collect all necessary data

  • Analyze data and produce forecasts

  • Perform risk analysis

  • Prepare detailed reports or bids for submission to appropriate parties

  • Prepare accurate quality takeoffs, material and equipment pricing

  • Lead subcontractor solicitation efforts and conduct job walks as appropriate

  • Complete analysis of competitive subcontractor proposals

  • Meet proposal and bid schedules

  • Define and clarify project scopes of work, schedules and procurement requirements

  • Assist project staff with estimates after bid award

  • Conduct thorough and accurate project constructibility reviews

Who You are

  • BSc/BA in engineering, Construction Science, Architecture or Relevant Field

  • Previous working experience as a Construction Estimator

  • In-depth knowledge of accounting and project management

  • Deep understanding of research methodology, data analysis and estimation metrics

  • Comfortable with numbers and technology (Software programs such as Earthworks and Trakware)


  • Ability to build rapport quickly and foster relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, architects etc.)

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of unit costs

  • Understanding of contracts, drawings and specifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

This is an attractive opportunity to establish a defined career path with a progressive and growing heavy civil construction firm. Distinguished attitude and a passion for construction is of most importance as you will be interfacing with clients on a regular basis. If this position sounds like a good fit for you, please do not think twice in applying ASAP!

Qualified candidates will be contacted for further information.

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation: $16-$23 an hour **pay rate is based on experience

We offer competitive wages depending on experience with opportunities for professional growth. Clore Equipment offers a generous benefits package that includes:

  • Employer paid medical

  • Dental and Vision

  • Six paid holidays

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Employee Referral Program

Clore is committed to offering equal employment opportunities in all of its employment practices. Clore does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, handicap, veteran, or any other categories protected by federal, state or local law. Clore is committed to ensuring that non-discrimination applies to all areas of employment including hiring, training, promotion, discipline, termination, lay-off, compensation, benefits, and any other employment-related action. Clore has implemented employment policies and procedures, which were designed to encourage equal employment opportunities, and to foster a productive work environment. We expect each employee to honor equal employment opportunity policies and to treat one another with respect, and in a non-discriminatory manner. Employees are expected to foster a productive work environment that is free from harassment or disruptive activity. 

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