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Honolulu, HI 96819 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 03/08/2018 Job ID: 16329 Job Category: Engineering/Construction

Bishop & Co. is seeking qualified candidates for its client based in Honolulu.



Professional Summary:

A well-established small business contractor focusing on commercial site work construction, looking for a team player with a strong work ethic, who can immediately add value to the organization and mesh with the team. The Estimator is responsible for identifying potential projects, compiling estimates and detailed project budgets. It is the role of the Estimator to assess material, labor and equipment required and analyze various quotes from suppliers and subcontractors.


Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Conducts searches of projects upon which to bid, compile a list to review and select with executive team.
  • Downloads plans and prepares preliminary and project budgets by analyzing plans and specifications.
  • Itemizes trade specific scopes and prepares bid packages.
  • Contacts, obtains bids and maintains relationships and master list with suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Manages bid process from start through bid submission.
  • Prepares job schedules
  • Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Assists Project Manager with initial procurement and coordination once project is awarded.
  • Reviews change proposals against original scope as needed.
  • Maintains professionalism when faced with aggressive deadlines.
  • Meets deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Assists with special assignment as required.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Minimum 5 years of progressive responsibility as commercial construction estimator for general contractor. Civil site work experience is preferred.
  • College Degree preferred but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, MS Project)
  • Able to accurately read and interpret construction plans and specifications.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and written skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous growth and learning.
  • Very detailed, organized, accurate and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with commercial construction practices, sequences, costs, methods, products and systems.





Bishop & Company provides recruiting and placement services for client companies and job seekers for opportunities throughout Hawaii, with emphasis on executive search, direct hire, temp to hire, and temporary/contract staffing. We charge no fees to our placed candidates and our temporary/contract employees. Our client services are 100% guaranteed.

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Bishop & Company

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Phone: 808-839-2200

Fax: 808-839-4844





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