Senior Estimator Position

Full Time

Zellner Construction is seeking to fill a full-time Senior Estimator position in Memphis, TN. The candidate is required to have a minimum of 10 years of commercial construction estimating experience on projects $10 million and greater.

The Estimator is responsible for generating detailed estimates from pre-construction schematics, narratives, or design documents for hard bids, negotiated, and design-build projects.

Essential Duties and Overall Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Attend pre-bid and client meetings to determine scope.
  • Identify, review and establish bid strategies, concerns, and advantages to develop accurate and complete estimates.
  • Establish and solicit work scopes for subcontractors and suppliers as needed.
  • Maintain subcontractor and supplier database.
  • Maintain historical pricing database.
  • Perform review pricing and take-offs.
  • Package and submit bid proposals within the required timelines.


  • Minimum 10 years of relevant construction experience of overseeing all trades on an estimate.
  • The ideal candidate will also have project management / onsite labor experience.
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to estimate projects between $1M - $75M.
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Ability to read construction drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to manage, prioritize, and complete multiple deadlines.
  • A professional demeanor.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Familiarity with industry terminology, processes, and legalities.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, and Planswift.
  • Desire to become Chief Estimator.

Zellner Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer


  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:

One Location

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