Jobs - Entry Level Estimator

Entry Level Estimator

Full-Time, Salaried
Albany, New York, Eastern New York
Posted 1 month ago


We are looking for a highly motivated Administrator to our Estimating and Project Management team to ensure the completion of each on going and future projects. Someone who can coordinate and communicate with individuals internally and externally to insure understanding of the project while having all the required documents executed and filed.


The key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage day to day document entry into Bid Tracer
  • Manage bid invites to vendor, equipment representatives and subcontractors through Bid Tracer
  • Maintain estimating bid calendar within Bid Tracer
  • Take the lead administrative role for ordering, organization and tracking all bid documents
  • Manage the return of all documents that can receive a refund
  • Assist in the preparation of the turnover folder / binder and the turn over form
  • Assist in the ordering of all bid bonds
  • Handle all required day to day word processing (typing) of correspondence for the entire estimating team
  • Build and maintain a record filing system for all proposals and customer correspondence
  • Coordinate bid deliveries


  • AAS degree or equivalent experience required.  Specialized skill training/certification may be required
  • Requires excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced office environment
  • Ability to work with the suite of Microsoft office tools with particular attention to Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff of other parts of the company
  • Ability to work flexible hours from time to time to meet bid deadlines
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience within the Construction Industry preferred

John W. Danforth Company is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a workplace free from discrimination. All employees and applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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