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Construction Estimator

Troy, MI · Construction/Facilities

Ready for a Purpose-Built Career?

For over 60 years, O'Brien Construction has worked to enhance the quality of our communities through our expertise as team builders and constructors, specializing in multi-family housing, municipal and commercial buildings. We are a Construction Manager and General Contractor with a mission to develop lasting relationships built on mutual trust and respect.

O’Brien Construction builds so much more than senior housing and historical renovations.  We’re building trust, pride, and a better world than it was yesterday – one job at a time. Because that’s what it means to be Purpose Built.

Building a career is like building anything else - it takes the right plan, the right team and the right commitment. When you work with O’Brien Construction, we can promise you will: accomplish work you’ll be proud of, work with great people, and grow both the community and your career.
O’Brien Construction is a Construction Manager & General Contractor with a 55 year history of stable, profitable and safe work in the Metro Detroit area. Primary areas of expertise include multi-family, senior living, historical renovations, commercial, non-profit, and the occasional institutional project. 

The Estimator Position:
As the Company continues to experience steady growth, it is seeking an experienced Estimator to join its evolving team. The position requires top notch problem solving skills, consistent verbal and written communication skills, understanding of engineering principles, and a willingness to work hard to keep projects on track. The Estimator is responsible for establishing scopes of work, schedules, and budgets for new projects from inception thru the development of detailed plans and specifications. The position requires relationship management of qualified prospects in addition to assembling and directing the project team. The Estimator works collaboratively with the entire team, including the Superintendents, Project Managers, Project Engineers and finance/admin staff. The Estimator plays a pivotal role in the Company's continued success and will frequently work with key executives. 

The position offers the unique opportunity to work with a family-oriented, relationship-focused contractor while enjoying a great work/life balance. O'Brien Construction is truly a great place to work!
Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities for the Estimator Position:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management preferred, but not required
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in an Estimator role
  • Willingness to put in the time and effort required to be successful in construction
  • Passion and energy for construction
  • Attention to Detail 
  • Effective problem solving and time management abilities
  • 100% commitment to safety
Compensation, Benefits, and Structure for the Estimator Position:
This is a full-time, permanent position that offers a competitive salary, benefits, room for growth and the opportunity to work on a great team.

The Recruiting Process for the Estimator Position:
The recruitment process is designed to be a thorough, two-way evaluation to ensure that the best decision is made by both the Company and the candidate. Given this, multiple steps are required, including a phone interview, in-person interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check and drug test.
O'Brien Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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