Performance Contracting Group

  • Estimator

    Job Locations US-CA-Livermore
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/21/2019 12:25 PM)
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  • Company Overview

    Performance Contracting Group is one of the leading specialty contractors in the United States. Our employees are the lifeblood of our company. The foundation of our culture is truly living by our core values every day through our employee-owners. PCG’s key to success is developing and maintaining a strong performance-driven corporate culture that inspires our employees to achieve greatness. 


    Job Description

    PCI is seeking an experienced Estimator for its Bay Area Commercial Insulation operation based in Livermore, CA. This individual will be held responsible for all aspects of bidding for insulation scopes of commercial construction projects and is responsible for the following duties:


    • Performing quantitative takeoffs on construction projects
    • Establish labor productivities for estimate
    • Maintain positive relationships with area vendors for competitive material and equipment pricing.
    • Understand the market conditions including competitive approach, backlog, level or risk for work and other factors for establishing margin percentages.
    • Be involved in the internal bid reviews with supervisors and project team.
    • Participate in the customer alignment objectives of the branch by creating and maintaining positive customer relations.
    • Contract administration for secured projects.
    • Assist in the hand-off of secured projects to the Operations Team.
    • Assist in other duties as assigned such as change order management or billings depending on the project(s).


    Performance Contracting Group, (PCG) its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. PCG does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


    • Minimum 3 years’ experience, 5 years total construction experience preferred
    • Background in mechanical and plumbing preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Construction Science or related field desired, but not required with commensurate experience
    • Proficient skills in Microsoft Excel and Word, OnScreen Takeoff a plus
    • Strong ability to read, understand and interpret specifications and drawings for PCI’s scopes of work
    • Must have skilled knowledge of estimating techniques, software and databases
    • Sharp understanding of bidding process
    • Ability to visualize various building techniques
    • Superb communication skills
    • Strong work ethic and moral ethics with the ability to exercise sound judgment
    • Ability to foresee problems and take corrective actions
    • Positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit
    • Thrives in a team environment
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Continued development of technical skills
    • Ability to work with customers building strong, continued relationships


    Performance Contracting Group has developed one of the most attractive and lucrative compensation systems within the construction industry. Our comprehensive benefit package includes:

    • Competitive pay
    • Incentive bonus plan
    • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with match
    • Medical and dental insurance plans with flexible spending account option
    • Life insurance, accidental death and disability benefits
    • Flexible paid time off policy and paid holidays



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