Sample Chief Estimator Resume

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Benjamin Cardenas
2027 Pine Street
New Kensington, PA 15068

Job Objective Pursuing the opportunity to enhance my career by obtaining the position of Chief Estimator with reputable company.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Vast experience in Construction Technology
  • Outstanding knowledgeof planning, scheduling, staffing, budgeting, and job costing
  • Deep knowledge of commercial construction materials and methods
  • Proficient in project controls software such as DMCS
  • Strong management and interpersonal; organizational and analyticalskills
  • Ability toperform difficult and complex estimating activities typical to the engineering and construction industry
  • Ability towork with, engineering drawings and specifications

Professional Experience:

Chief Estimator, August 2005 – Present
The Talon Group, New Kensington, PA

  • Estimated and resolved difficult and complex problems.
  • Assisted project management with preparation of schedules for estimate preparation, review, and publication.
  • Streamlined staffing assignments and reassignments and supervised activities of those assigned.
  • Completed performance evaluations, counseled subordinates, took corrective action, and recommended termination.
  • Trainedstaff in the preparation of cost estimates.
  • Analyzed contractual documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and scope changes.
  • Evaluated, and documented data to maintain standards and databases.

Chief Estimator, May 2000 – July 2005
Marous Brothers Constructions, New Kensington, PA

  • Established goals and monitored effectiveness of the Estimating Department to achieve their goals.
  • Monitored budget management and overhead of the Estimating Department.
  • Supervised administration functions of the estimating department.
  • Coordinated with division human resources.
  • Reviewed quality, clarity, and application process.
  • Estimated systems and subsystems.


Bachelor’s Degree in Buiness Administration, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

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