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Estimated Pay $18 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Port Charlotte, Florida

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Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Commercial Construction Preconstruction Manager. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in estimating and contract management of commercial construction projects, excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

We are a leading firm specializing in commercial construction. Our client is pursuing projects across various sectors including office, retail, hospitality, and healthcare. With a commitment to excellence and innovation to deliver high-quality results that exceed client expectations. Our team consists of dedicated professionals who are passionate about construction and are driven to deliver outstanding results.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Prepare accurate and comprehensive cost estimates for commercial construction projects including materials, labor, equipment, and subcontractor costs.
  2. Review project plans, specifications, and other documentation to understand project scope and requirements.
  3. Collaborate with project managers, architects, engineers, and subcontractors to gather necessary information for accurate estimates.
  4. Analyze project drawings and specifications to identify potential cost-saving opportunities and value engineering options.
  5. Utilize estimating software and tools to streamline the estimating process and improve accuracy.
  6. Prepare and present detailed cost estimates to clients, architects, and project stakeholders.
  7. Participate in pre-bid meetings, site visits, and negotiations as required.
  8. Stay up-to-date on industry trends, construction materials, and labor costs to ensure competitiveness in bidding.
  9. Assist in the development of project budgets and schedules.
  10. Support project teams during the procurement and bidding process.


  1. Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field preferred or equivalent experience.
  2. Minimum of 5 years of experience in commercial construction estimating.
  3. Proficiency in construction estimating software such as Procore, Bluebeam, or equivalent.
  4. Strong understanding of construction methods, materials, and building codes.
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  6. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  7. Detail-oriented with strong analytical skills.
  8. Proven track record of delivering accurate and timely cost estimates for commercial construction projects.
  9. Experience with value engineering and cost-saving strategies preferred.
  10. Ability to multitask and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.
  11. Professional certification such as Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) or similar is a plus.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off
  • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement within the company
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment
  • Exciting and challenging projects with industry-leading clients

If you are a motivated individual with a passion for construction and a desire to excel in a dynamic environment, we encourage you to apply for the Commercial Construction Estimator position.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.