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cpk in Spring, Texas

Independent Steel Estimators

Anyone know of a freelance steel estimator

himanshutaunk@*****.*** in Naraura, India

Updated 51 months ago

Drywall Hanging / Metal Stud framing / Estimator - 3 Replies

I recently moved to Tucson, Arizona and have 25 years experience hanging drywall. I also have several years of experience framing commercial projects...

Shawn Buzzell in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 57 months ago

Interview Preparation - 1 Reply

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming estimator interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?


Updated 79 months ago

To be the best... - 1 Reply

What are the top 3 traits or skills every estimator must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your estimator expertise?

- Indeed Host in Austin, Texas

Updated 110 months ago

Seeking Employment as an Electrical Estimator or Project Manager - 1 Reply

Are there any electrical contractors in the Phoenix Metro area looking to hire?

- Indeed Host in Austin, Texas

Updated 111 months ago

Estimating - 1 Reply

I am looking for a job in the Dallas area. I have been in the manufacturing industry for 22 years. I would like to find an Estimating position. Does...

Shair Ahmad in Kabul, Afghanistan

Updated 111 months ago

estimating - 2 Replies

I'm a civil engineer from Dominican Republic, I have 16 years experience in the construction company, I have a good skill and a big experienced using...

Rusty in Baytown, Texas

Updated 112 months ago

Projects Estimator - 2 Replies

I was a Sr. Projects Estimator for Jacobs at BP in Texas City. Appears now 10 weeks later nobody is hiring and the ones that do need help are...

ole timer in Birmingham, Alabama

Updated 114 months ago

Help Need a Job In Birmingham Area! - 1 Reply

Help ! I need a job in the birmingham area. I have ten years experence as machining and heavy fab estimates with good track record. can anyone help ?

Professor Jones in Orlando, Florida

Teaching CADD in Texas and / or Florida

I am a college professor looking for work in Texas and / or Florida. (My new bride and I have houses in each states.) I have taught this...

MGibbons in Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 115 months ago

Starting out... - 5 Replies

How did you get your start doing estimator work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

jerry in Park Rapids, Minnesota

Updated 116 months ago

Career Changes at 55 Years - 2 Replies

Hi All, I've been a printing estimator for over 20 years and due to changes in the industry, I am thinking of attending a community college program...

Janice Schmidt in Baden, Pennsylvania

Updated 126 months ago

estimating - 3 Replies

Just relocated to this area......are there jobs in estimating here??? Commercial and high end homes estimating or purchasing???

Pam in Fremont, California

Updated 133 months ago

The best part is... - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about estimator work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...

Nile in Tucson, Arizona


I recently moved to Tucson, Arizona and have 25 years experience hanging drywall. I also have several years of experience framing commercial projects...

Janice Schmidt in Bradenton, Florida

Updated 141 months ago

Boom or bust? - 5 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most estimator...


Show me the money...

What are typical estimator salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this...


Getting ahead...

What is the best training for becoming a hirable estimator? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

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