• Sr. Construction Estimator - Federal Construction

    Job Locations US-TN-Knoxville | US-DC | US-MD-Columbia
    Job ID
    Project Management
  • Overview

    Fueled by a dedicated workforce, AMERESCO is the premier provider of energy efficiency and renewable technology solutions. From conservation to renewable energy generation, Ameresco employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources.


    Ameresco’s Federal Team has a new opportunity for a Sr. Construction Estimator who will be responsible for all aspects of estimating large-scale complex federal construction and design build projects.


    Perform project estimating activities to provide accurate estimates of material quantity take-offs and labor for all trade categories.

    Build relationships to understand client, designer, and subcontractor needs and expectations.

    Obtain bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price.

    Perform advanced estimating tasks to include serving as the prime point of contact for hard bid pursuits, coordinating constructability reviews, and applying appropriate indirect costs.

    Develop comprehensive understanding of project strategy and deploy this throughout the estimating process

    Work closely with the Project Management team to maintain relationships with existing clients and subcontractors.

    Managing multiple projects and deadlines, with ability to prioritize and complete tasks

    Participate in business development activities, presentations, and interviews; and

    Perform other duties as required.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    Minimum 10 years successful federal construction estimating experience.


    Additional Preferred Qualifications:

    Engineering or Construction Management degree preferred.

    Experience and proficiency in conceptual and hard bid estimating, quantity take- offs, project procurement including bid preparation, and familiarization with standard construction details and drawings.

    Thorough knowledge of Federal Government procurement methodology including hard bids, IDIQ and various task order type contracts.

    Understanding of the influence of market conditions on pricing.

    Demonstrated ability to improve processes and create efficiencies.

    Excellent oral, written, computer communication and presentation skills required.

    Valid Drivers’ License issued by state of residence and in good standing.

    U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident status required.

    Travel required.


    Interested individuals are encouraged to visit to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history, and salary information. DIRECT Applicant Response Preferred.


    AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans.


    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Women/Minorities/Veteran/Disability.



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