Senior Estimator (2504)

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Envise understands that people are key to our success as a company. The people who work for us, the people we serve, and the people who live and work in the buildings we design, build and optimize.


At Envise, we seek people that don’t just follow a career path, but who are looking to gain the best experiences and to have an impact wider than their own job.  We believe in building talent and thrive on creating a strong company culture where you’ll feel engaged, challenged and valued.


If you’re ready for the next big step in your career and want the fun and fast paced excitement of a growing company, then JOIN our team of awesome ENVISERS and become a part of an organization that values RELATIONSHIPS, FUN, TRANSPARENCY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, SAFETY & INTEGRITY.





How would you like to be part of building Garden Grove, CA?  With Envise, you'll be able to see our projects come to life!


As a Sr. Estimator at Envise, you will prepares preliminary budgets, conceptual estimates and detail estimates generally for medium-size to larger projects with experience in one or more trades.



What you'll be doing:

  • Analyzes drawings and uses applicable software to perform material take-offs for detailed estimates and provides unit cost pricing. Ensures potential issues with estimates are discussed with manager.
  • Performs more complex red-lining of documents.
  • Partners with Lead Estimator or Chief Estimator to finalize Field Estimate and Bid (FEB). Presents bids to Project Executives and Project Managers.
  • Generates reports and interprets them for Project Review. Transfers information in to final review format and builds FEB for review.
  • Participates in client interview meetings to discuss project.
  • Stays current with best practices and shares information with team as necessary.
  • Trains and mentors less-experienced Estimators.


What makes you successful:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or Engineering preferred, or trade school or equivalent combination of technical training and or related experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience, including managing people
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong ability to interpret computerized cost data and systems
  • Strong ability to read and understand specifications and drawings
  • Strong knowledge of construction costs and principles
  • Strong ability to perform mathematical calculations and apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and prorations to practical situations
  • Ability to translate concepts and information into images; applies design principles
  • Strong drafting skills
  • Strong Excel and Word skills
  • Strong knowledge of Quick Pen Auto Bid Mechanical and Sheet Metal Estimating software





As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:


  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance - 100% paid for Employees
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time
  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses




Envise is a wholly owned subsidiary of Southland Industries ( As a building management systems integrator, Envise unites analytics, building automation, and equipment lifecycle management. Resulting in higher building performance, the organization’s integrated, data-driven approach helps improve facilities throughout the building lifecycle. Helping to manage both facilities and budgets, the knowledgeable experts at Envise form long-term, collaborative partnerships to meet customers’ goals and deliver customized building solutions ( 





For more information on Envise, please visit our web site:, and LinkedIN.


To hear what our employees are saying about working at the companies of Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland


Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.


**All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks.**

*At this time we are unable to offer employment sponsorship*

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When our Preconstruction services exceed the expectations of the client’s vision and add value to the relationship, you know you’re doing something right. Southland’s pre-construction team offer their services to a wide range of owners, developers, architects, general and subcontractors, providing construction and engineering estimating, conceptualizing, cost control and more.

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