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Assistant Estimator

Natick, MA
General Description:
New England Waterproofing is searching for an Assistant Estimator for our commercial waterproofing department. This position is responsible for activities related to take-offs, cost and price estimating, sales marketing, and project management. The role of this position is to evaluate drawings and bid specifications in order to determine project requirements and estimate costs.
Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of estimating and project management software
  • Take-off organization, accuracy and consistency
  • Prepare take-offs of plans for assigned commercial projects.
  • Review and interpret project related specifications to determine appropriate product and accessories to bid.
  • Knowledge of production rates and how they vary by job type
  • Knowledge of material costs and variations caused by time constraints
  • Familiarity with analyzing requirement data to develop material and cost estimates for large projects
  • Understand specific and industry-related construction specifications
  • Develop and understand job specific comprehensive Scopes of Work
  • Ability to recap projects
  • Ability to foster and promote customer relations
  • Has the ability to review all project documents thoroughly to determine the scope of work and items required to compile an estimate, and to ensure the documents accurately reflect agreements made with the Client, Architect and Engineer.

Personal Characteristics:
  • Develops, maintains and fosters a positive "can-do" attitude concerning the job and our company with both customers and fellow employees
  • Must have the ability to work independently and efficiently with exceptional organizational skills.
  • Initiates and promotes teamwork concepts
  • Develops, improves and maintains communication skills with others
  • Utilizes time appropriately, exceptional time management skills
  • Develops and initiates improvements to company business methods and practices
  • Supports company sponsored activities both within the company and with professional trade organizations

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) for Construction Science or related field of study
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products; specifically, Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Proficiency with reading construction plans, specifications, and vendor product data information
  • 1-3 years of estimating experience
  • Familiarity with construction project delivery methods and practices

New England Waterproofing offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, supplemental benefits, 401K plan with company match, paid time off and more. Please contact us for more information.


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