The future you want is within reach.


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.


We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. 


Here's how a(n) Estimator for our Orlando office contributes to our team:


  • Conducts detailed analysis of contract documents (isometric, as-built, and engineering drawings) and specifications for medium hard bid / lump sum projects to determine overall project requirements (bonding, insurance, etc.).
  • Takes ownership of medium-sized estimates or a component of larger estimates and is accountable for that specific work scope
  • Identifies associated risk factors, including monitoring of published addenda that may alter original project scope.
  • Assists estimate lead to establish a pursuit schedule (estimate and proposal).•Establishes a critical path schedule, including milestone dates and completion timelines to meet contract completion dates for small-to-medium projects.
  • Completes full quantity take-off of all labor, equipment, and materials for small to medium scopes.
  • Captures and understands trade scopes and communicates gaps / missing information.
  • Obtains current material and construction equipment pricing from purchasing department and ensures that bid validity and price escalation are addressed and meet project’s needs.
  • Validates construction equipment and material rates for basic inclusions (e.g., currency, freight, taxes, bid exclusions).•Completes material quantities and construction equipment list for lead estimator.
  • Identifies and gives lead estimator special requirements in technical specifications, and requirements for weather protection, cranes, hoists, temporary facilities, and services.
  • Identifies productivity impacts: weather, shifts, location, labor availability, site constraints, operating facility, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or trade experience or equivalent.
  • 4 years of progressive experience in construction cost estimating along with 6 months of on-site experience preferred.
  • Successfully led pursuits valued at up to $25 million in delivery model hard bid / lump sum, construction management / cost reimbursable / target price and/or design-build.
  • Experience with self-perform estimate and productivity understanding.
  • General construction knowledge; understands specifications, materials, and methods and procedures gained through site visits or on-site experience.
  • Proficient with basic principles of mathematics acumen.
  • Understands and uses takeoff systems.
  • Understands and uses PCL’s estimating manuals, systems, and forms.
  • Knowledge of the various departments at PCL and their functions.
  • Understands how to apply PCL estimating manuals, systems, software, and forms.

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at with the position and location you are interested in.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!


Target Start Date: 10/10/2022  

Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Construction Services, Inc. 

Primary Location: Orlando, Florida 

Job: Estimator

Requisition: 1275 

Nearest Major Market: Orlando