Senior Estimator-Nashville
Nashville, TN 
Posted 19 days ago
Job Description

Mortenson's success is not a matter of luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service, and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our extraordinary people and collaborative teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" over 40 times since 2002...

...What are you waiting for?

The Big Picture:

Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Senior Estimator with an entrepreneurial spirit, to help provide leadership, coordination, and final preparation of estimates on large and complex work projects in our Nashville Office. Experience on Commercial, Industrial, Medical, Multi Family or Hotel construction projects is preferred.

This opportunity is for an individual who is looking for growth, has experience in the Nashville Market, and enjoys interfacing with leadership. Excellent communication skills are necessary as you will be interacting with staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment. Your ability to remain flexible, inventive, dedicated, and efficient with a high level of integrity and confidentiality will be vital to your success.

Location: Nashville, TN-Main Office location or Experience in Alabama AL, Georgia GA, North Carolina NC, Kentucky KY, Mississippi MS

Organization, flexibility, outstanding customer focus and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead estimating efforts on large and complex projects
  • Build and maintain relationships and network through established relationships.
  • Provide conceptual estimates, detailed estimates, detailed self-perform work estimates and cost models
  • Strategically plan and execute estimates that serve our clients, finding solutions that bring best value and an exceptional experience to all stake holders
  • Determine pricing to be used in final estimate
  • Collaborate with all team members, owners, architects, engineers, and trade partners to ensure complete understanding of the project scope

Other duties, as assigned including:

  • Research and analyze historical project data for application to current project
  • Assist in selecting building systems
  • Assist in selecting software programs to be utilized
  • Assist in project scheduling
  • Lead team members
  • Responsible for the direction, training, mentoring, management, and timely performance evaluation of estimators.

  • Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
  • Strong teamwork orientation, initiative, communication, problem-solving, and leadership skills
  • 6 years construction estimating experience
  • Organized and detailed with proven ability to fulfill all responsibilities for multiple, complex projects
  • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  • Proficient with building/estimating techniques and software: ISqFt, Winest/Bid2Win, On-Screen Takeoff (OST), Bluebeam/PDF, Google Earth


  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or similar or equivalent experience
  • LEED AP, DBIA professional, preferred

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
6+ years
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