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Lakeside CA
Full Time

Position Description

Layfield has an exciting and rewarding opportunity available for an Estimator to join our Construction Group. This position will primarily be responsible for completing drawings, cost estimates, material take-offs and providing assistance to the Estimating team. Your ability to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging work environment and your ability to multi-task will make you an asset to our team.

This position will report to the Estimating Manager. The position will be based out of our Lakeside, CA office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Digitize drawings in AutoCAD/Bluebeam to perform material takeoffs
  • Review project plans and specifications to determine appropriate inclusions and exclusions for proposal letters
  • Preparing material take-offs either manually or using CAD
  • Soliciting and evaluating vendor and subcontractor quotes
  • Communicating with contractors, engineers and owners to clarify project details, scope of work and other key information

Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to think analytically, identify problems and look for alternative answers
  • Accurate and timely documentation of all communications, verbal and written
  • Driven, self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Effective and proven organizational skills to meet multiple deadlines and handle competing tasks in a high pressure and demanding work environment
  • Independent but also able to work well within a team environment

Education & Experience:

  • Two (2) years minimum construction drafting experience with AutoCAD
  • Five (5) years minimum experience with construction estimating or two (2) years minimum experience with bachelor’s degree in engineering/construction related major
  • Experience with Bluebeam or WinEst would be considered an asset

What does Layfield have to offer?

Layfield is committed to investing in people and creating a dynamic, rewarding employment experience. Layfield offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including:

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package;
  • 401K Contribution Package;
  • Vacation and Sick Leave Benefits;
  • You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a number of company events including BBQ’s, Holiday celebrations and more!

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $65,000.00 – $75,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


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