Construction Estimator

Department: Facilities - Support center
Store: WKS Restaurant Corporation Test location WKS
Location: Lance, MI

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Position: Construction Estimator

Company: Clockwork Construction Inc.

Location: 5856 Corporate Ave, Cypress, CA

Clockwork Construction Inc, is a growing construction company that offers both Construction Management and General Contractor services to our clients. We specialize in commercial construction as well as restaurant remodels, new-builds, conversion, and office TI work. The selected candidate will have a strong list of clients/industry contacts and will be responsible for and have the following qualifications:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Find and solicit bids from existing clients as well as generate new accounts and leads
  • Using previously built connections to increase the number of projects being estimated on a monthly and annual basis
  • Perform site-walk, develops cost estimates including materials and labor, develop preliminary schedules to predict project duration, and assist in securing contracts
  • Work with vendors, suppliers, subcontractors, and the Clockwork team to successfully produce proposals in a timely manner, meeting all bid schedules and deadlines
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with vendors, suppliers and subcontractor
  • Assist Project Managers in writing contracts and the creation of change orders
  • Review project specifications to understand the scope of the project and assist in determination of whether to pursue the project
  • Perform take-offs from provided plans and develop trade-specific scopes of work


  • Minimum five years of experience in construction, primarily in estimating
  • Experience estimating projects where key trades are performed with in-house labor
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications and have understanding of current building codes
  • Must possess valid driver’s license and be able to pass pre-employment testing
  • Experience working with architects and taking projects from concept through turn over to project management team
  • Strong PC and technical skills including Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented
  • Travel required as necessary
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Detailed understanding of construction procedures and materials and project management principles
  • Commercial and Restaurant specific experience preferred

Compensation: Salary DOE plus variable bonuses based upon company and individual performance