Estimator - Drywall

East Brunswick, NJ

Posted Sep 12, 2023

Job Description

DPR Construction is seeking a drywall estimator to work within our self-perform drywall group.  The ideal candidate will possess at least 5 years experience in commercial construction, specifically specializing in metal framing and drywall.  Experience with projects in our core markets of healthcare, advanced technology, biopharmaceutical, corporate office and higher education is a plus. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Engage in preconstruction efforts for DPR self-perform drywall scope of work.
  • Produce complete and detailed estimates for many different project and contract types, each requiring unique attention to details and extensive communication with the project teams.
  • Create proposals with detailed specific clarifications, inclusions and exclusions.
  • Read and interpret bid documents, construction plans, schedules and specifications.
  • Provide constructability comments and creative construction alternatives. Attend architect and owner meetings for review of costs and ideas to bring projects in on budget.
  • Handle multiple project estimates on tight deadlines.
  • Track project data for historical productions and costs.


We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess: The successful candidate will possess the following characteristics and skills:

  • Must share DPR core values: integrity, enjoyment, uniqueness, and being ever forward.
  • Strong work ethic that delivers on promises.
  • Must lead by example: be accountable, reliable and organized.
  • Team player that seeks and accepts performance feedback.
  • Flexible, detail-oriented individual with the ability to manage multiple estimates while consistently producing quality results and meeting deadlines.
  • Solid understanding of metal framing/drywall construction, processes, systems and codes.
  • Experienced in estimating labor, materials, equipment, general conditions, and risk. 
  • Proficient in On Center estimating software: On-Screen Takeoff, Quick Bid, and DPC.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficient in Bluebeam.
  • This position is salaried.


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