Estimator – Preconstruction


Title:  Estimator – Preconstruction

Division:  Theory Construction

For more information on our commercial construction division, Theory Construction, please visit their website.

Location:  Gainesville, Florida


Theory Construction, a division of Concept Companies, is looking for a full-time Estimator to work within the Preconstruction Department. The commercial Building Construction Estimator and Civil/Sitework Estimator will report to the Director of Preconstruction.  Estimator to work with Preconstruction team and subcontractor community to develop project budgets. Do self-perform analysis for site and earthwork as needed to support Concept Companies’ site work division, Pinnacle Site Solutions.

  • Works within the preconstruction team to produce the overall project budget.
  • Works with the construction team to produce schedules, general conditions, and site plans.
  • Works with Pinnacle Site (a Concept Company) as needed to estimate self-perform work.
  • Defines the scope of the project based on bid documents.
  • Develops budget based on scope of work.
  • Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors as needed. Evaluates and reviews bids for complete scope.
  • Compiles, submits, and manages RFI.
  • Attends meetings as needed.
  • Prepares proposals.
  • Helps maintain a historical database and subcontractor database.
  • Sets up projects after award for handoff to the construction team.


  • BA/BS in Construction/related field.
  • Knowledge/Experience in commercial construction.
  • Knowledge/Experience in civil and underground utilities.
  • Estimating experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel.
  • Proficiency in OST, Quickbid, and Agtek Earthwork 4D strongly suggested.
  • Maintains good professional relationships and has strong written and verbal skills.