Junior Estimator
San Francisco Bay Area
October 5, 2022

Herrero Builders is looking for a Junior Estimator to support all aspects of estimating, including pre-construction, hard bids, negotiated bids, budgets, general conditions, systems studies and comparisons, value engineering, subcontractor relations and staying abreast of industry developments applicable to estimating.


·       Perform/support a variety of estimating duties including quantity take-offs, labor, material, and equipment costs, database input, coordination of bid documents for distribution to subcontractors, research of product data and suppliers

·       Coordinate with estimating team, subcontractors, designers, and owners

·       Support Lead Estimator in preparation of a variety of estimates; including conceptual estimates, GMP estimates, and lump-sum estimates

·       Research prior estimating data to support precedents for future estimates

·       Review project plans, requirements, and specifications

·       Support preparation of subcontractor bid list and distribution of drawings/RFP documents to subcontractors

·       Coordinate subcontract solicitations, job walks, and timely receipt of subcontractor bids

·       Assist Lead Estimator in comparison of competitive trade bids

·       Complete other responsibilities as assigned and punctuality

·       Travel approximately 5% of the time for new project job walks


·       Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or equivalent experience

·       General knowledge of design development, estimating, construction drawings, costs, and principles

·       Ability to read and understand specifications and drawings

·       Strong computer skills with the ability to use MS Office with proficiency (Word, Excel, Outlook) as well as estimating software

·       Ability to perform accurate mathematical calculations

·       Highly analytical, versatile, extremely organized, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously


·       You have outstanding communication skills, both verbally and written

·       You are a natural problem-solver and demonstrable initiative, creativity, and flexibility

·       Your organizational skills and your attention to detail is exceptional


At Herrero, we are obsessed with finding great people to help us lead and transform the construction industry. We are all about LEAN and we've made it our mission to discover and deliver value better than anyone—we are in fact obsessed with it. If this excites you more than it scares you, we definitely want to hear from you. Our hiring is based first and foremost on our core values. Yes, experience matters too but not at the expense of our core values. Alignment with our culture and core values is the first step in building a success career at Herrero. Below you'll find a list of our current positions. If you don’t see a role that fits your background, we still want to hear from you! Please submit a General Application.  

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