Estimator – Residential Construction

at DSW Homes, LLC
Location Friendswood
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


DSW Homes is seeking an Estimator. This position is responsible for a variety of tasks. Responsibilities include producing timely estimates, budget management, and more. If you excel at problem solving and enjoy working with others, we welcome your application. Section 3 applicants are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation. DSW Homes is an equal employment opportunity employer.


  • Work with other estimators to produce timely estimates which are complete and exact
  • Work with construction superintendents, suppliers, subcontractors and others to provide a budget, purchase orders, and material lists
  • Work closely with construction superintendents to work out solutions to unforeseen problems
  • Maintain knowledge of local building codes and support superintendents using this knowledge
  • Maintain and update pricing database as needed
  • Prepare reports detailing job cost analysis, variances and other details
  • Participate in special projects as needed

Job Requirements:


  • 3 or more years residential estimating experience preferred
  • College education in Construction Management is preferred but not required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Must be attentive to details and willing to learn
  • Must have working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Proficient using Xactimate software
  • Proficient using Timberline software
  • Proficient using Precision Builder software

Compensation and Benefits

We offer a great compensation package including:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Insurance
  • Vacation
  • Holidays (7)

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