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Estimator Jobs in Washington

Estimator jobs in Washington offer an exceptional blend of professional development and a connection to the breathtaking natural environment, presenting a unique opportunity for those looking to advance their career while enjoying the lifestyle benefits the region provides. Our diverse team of estimators plays a pivotal role in ensuring project success through detailed cost analysis and collaboration, making these positions not only crucial for our operations but also highly rewarding for personal and professional growth.

Why a Job as an Estimator in Washington is a great idea.

Securing a job as an estimator in Washington is not just a career move; it's a lifestyle choice that marries professional growth with unparalleled access to nature. The region's breathtaking scenery, from its rugged coastlines to dense forests, offers a unique backdrop for both work and leisure, ensuring your days off can be as enriching as your time on the clock. Here, popular activities like kayaking in Puget Sound or exploring Pike Place Market highlight the local culture of embracing the outdoors and community spirit. Our team finds this blend of professional opportunity and natural beauty makes living and working here truly rewarding, fostering a balance that’s hard to find elsewhere.

Why Work for IES communications in Washington?

Choosing to work for IES Communications in Washington as an Estimator means being part of a team that values the blend of tradition and innovation. Our commitment to providing top-notch services through a dedicated, diverse workforce offers a unique opportunity for professional growth and personal fulfillment. At IES, we recognize our employees as our greatest asset; fostering a culture of learning and collaboration ensures not only the success of our projects but also the development of your career path within the telecommunications industry. By joining us, you're stepping into a role where your contributions are valued, and your potential is recognized – all while helping shape the future of infrastructure solutions on a national scale.

Company Benefits

Competitive Wages

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage

401(k) Plan

Short Term Disability

Compensated Industry Certifications

Optional long-term disability

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Illness, accident, legal, pet coverage.

Company paid life insurnace

Paid training & defined career path

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What will you do as an Estimator at one of IES Communications' Washington Branches?

At our Washington branches, we're proud to have a diverse team of estimators and project cost estimator interns who play critical roles in the engineering, material selection, and labor estimating processes. From entry-level positions to lead estimators, each member is integral in developing accurate cost estimates in response to bid specifications, acting as liaisons between sales, project management, and operations teams, and ensuring that projects adhere to both customer and company quality and safety standards. Our team's commitment to excellence is evident through their meticulous site visits, detailed record-keeping, vendor negotiations for competitive pricing, and adherence to strict deadlines, all while fostering continuous improvement and providing mentorship within their teams to uphold our high standards of service delivery.

Experience

40 Years

Employees

9000+

Revenue

$2B+

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FAQs

What is the average salary of an Estimator in Washington?

The average salary for an Estimator in Washington is approximately $76,000 per year. This figure can vary based on experience, industry, and specific location within the state.

How do I become an Estimator in Washington?

To become an estimator in Washington, start by gaining a strong foundation through education, such as earning a degree in construction management or a related field. Next, focus on acquiring practical experience in the construction industry, which can be achieved through internships or entry-level positions to understand project workflows and cost estimation processes better. Enhancing your skills with relevant software tools used in estimating, like AutoCAD or Revit, will also make you more competitive in the job market. Finally, consider obtaining professional certification, such as the Certified Professional Estimator (CPE), to further validate your expertise and commitment to the profession.

How long does it take to become an Estimator in WA?

In Washington, the journey to becoming an estimator typically spans 1-4 years. This timeframe includes completing relevant education, such as a bachelor's degree in fields like construction management or engineering, and gaining hands-on experience through internships or entry-level positions. The exact duration can vary based on one's educational path and the speed at which practical experience is acquired.

Is being an Estimator in Washington a good job?

Absolutely, being an estimator in Washington is a great job. With the state's booming construction industry and diverse projects, estimators play a crucial role in shaping its landscape. This position not only offers competitive salaries but also provides a dynamic work environment where every day brings new challenges and learning opportunities. It’s a career that combines analytical skills with the chance to be part of creating lasting structures, making it both rewarding and fulfilling.

How much does an Estimator in WA make?

An Estimator in WA typically makes between per hour, and per year depending on their experience and qualifications.

Is there a demand for Estimators in Washington?

Yes, there is a demand for estimators in Washington. This need spans across various industries such as construction, manufacturing, and civil engineering, reflecting the state's diverse economic landscape and ongoing projects. Estimators play a crucial role in project planning and budgeting, making their skills highly sought after by employers looking to ensure accuracy and cost-effectiveness in their operations.

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