Estimator - New Construction at Donohoe Construction Company

Posted in Facilities 4 days ago.

Location: Bethesda, Maryland

Job Description:

Donohoe Construction Company

Estimator - New Construction


Job ID: 2022-3035
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Construction - Estimating
Donohoe Construction Company


Donohoe Construction Company has been ranked by The Washington Business Journal as one of the Top Ten "Best Places to Work 2020."

We offer a full slate of benefits, including competitive salaries, medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, flexible vacation, commuter benefits, and 401k plan with a match. And...we offer some not so standard, extra great-benefits, including tuition reimbursement for education/certifications, employee discounts programs (including hotels and our vendor's products), an Employee Assistance Program that offers a wide array of consultative/actionable services. We value diversity and believe in forming teams in which everyone can be their authentic self is the key to our success. Come join us, and find out what the best work of your career could look like for you.

We are adding an Estimator to our New Construction Division.


This position will be responsible for developing detailed cost estimates and participating in the bid process.

  • Perform quantitative analysis of construction documents and project program requirements

  • Participate in the preparation of conceptual cost models, budgets and feasibility models based on historic cost data and/or subcontractor input as appropriate

  • Analyze Project program, design, costs, and subcontractor input; provide comparisons, cost savings, value engineering options, and other recommendations

  • Develop and review subcontractor scopes of work based on the project program and desired outcome

  • Manage subcontractor pricing including development of detailed bidding scope sheets, review of subcontractor’s proposals, and coordination with the desired scope of work


  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) from four-year college or equivalent experience

  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, Assemble by Autodesk and BlueBeam

  • Excellent communication skills – written, presentation, and interpersonal

  • High sense of urgency to complete assigned tasks

  • Ability to maintain a high degree of precision on detailed work

  • Possess a high degree of integrity and dedication to superior customer service

  • Possess an enthusiastic and positive attitude plus a strong work ethic



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