Senior Estimator - Nashville, TN


Posted on: 
November 10, 2023

In 2020, construction in the U.S. generated $6.5 billion in revenue, and as a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $2.8 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. With U.S. headquarters in New York City, Skanska has 29 offices with 7,600 employees nationwide. An industry-leading innovator in both safety and project execution, Skanska offers competitive solutions for traditional and complex assignments that build a more sustainable future for our customers and communities.

We are looking for a Senior Estimator with a diverse portfolio of projects including some of the following: Healthcare, High-Rise, Higher Ed, Residential, and Public work. in order to support the rapid growth in these industries within the Nashville office. You will work with and get support from both local and national resources in this role. This is a great opportunity for a rising or experienced professional to become a part of one of the largest construction companies in the world in a market with unlimited potential for growth.

On Offer

  • Competitive salary plus bonus.
  • Highly subsidized insurance program.
  • 401k & ESOP – both with matching.
  • Family centric time off and leave policies.


  • Bachelor’s Degree – Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or equivalent/applicable degree
  • 7+ Years of Experience in Cost Estimating/Preconstruction.
  • Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products, Estimating software, subcontractor outreach, and document control systems.
  • Thorough understanding of the industry.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understands consequences of actions and seeks counsel in making key decisions.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with clients.
  • Exhibits strong leadership qualities.
  • Keep the project team informed on job progress.
  • Strong math/analytical skills.
  • Drives sustainability.
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines.
  • Strong decision-making/problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to make effective decisions quickly.
  • Perseveres through challenges.
  • Must be patient but expects and obtains results.
  • Able to prioritize workload and assignments.
  • Works diligently to improve business.
  • Ability to maintain a good work/life balance.
  • Seek training opportunities.
  • Be inquisitive and always want to know more
  • Desire to progress in career.
  • Builds confident relationships with peers/coworkers.
  • Considerate of co-workers.
  • Flexible interpersonal skills to work with all levels of management.
  • Must have a good attitude and be approachable.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times.
  • Must have a high level of integrity and be trustworthy.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Action-oriented.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.
Apply by:
December 8, 2023
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