Assistant Estimator

Interior Management Inc. Interior Management Inc. Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Aug 11 '14Posted on:

Assistant Estimator

Overview of position:  The assistant estimator is responsible for estimating residential renovations and new construction projects in New York City and Long Island under the guidance of the estimator.  The assistant estimator will interact with project managers, accounting staff, design teams, clients, and subcontractors in order to assemble accurate bids and proposals.

This is a great position to make a transition into the construction field.


  • Review all plans, specifications, and Owner requirements with Estimator 
  • Prepare call list and follow up for site walk-throughs and RFPs
  • Attend initial walk-throughs with estimator, owner, architect/designer, and/or subcontractors
  • Maintain current drawing list, RFIs, and bid set addenda  
  • Assist with pricing of drawings and revisions, including compiling subcontractor proposals
  • Organize accepted proposals for handoff to project managers


  • 2 to 5 years experience in the design/construction industry required
    • Industry experience can be outside of estimating
  • Ability to read construction plans required
  • In-field construction management or construction administration experience is desired


  • Computer skills
    • Intermediate to Advanced level in Microsoft Office Applications (especially Excel)
    • Experience with Timberline or Maxwell (Viewpoint) Estimating software a plus
  • Professional skills
    • Excellent written and confident oral communication skills, including ability to ask concise questions
    • Availability to work as required by project schedules or important deadlines
    • Desire to grow within Interior Management

Compensation: Full time, salaried position with benefits.  Salary commensurate with candidate experience.

Reports To:  Estimator

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