Job Description

We are searching for a Estimator for our East Hartford office. If you possess great organizatonal skills, excellent attention to detail and you are not afraid to speak up and keep up in a faced paced ever changing environment that is deadline driven, then Elite is for you.

Elite Construction Rentals is a growing $12 million dollar company that provides customers with the convenience and reliability of “one-stop-shopping” for all equipment, tools, supplies and general trade services for any construction project. Elite Construction Rentals stands out in a very competitive field because of our proven track record of doing what we promise in a timely fashion and with great results.

Our team is made up of carpenters, trade specialists, laborers, estimators, sales executives, mechanics, drivers, project managers, administrators and others who are dedicated to following our core values:

  • Perseverance — Dedicated to fulfill customer needs by overcoming any challenges
  • Leadership — By setting examples for others to follow, we lead with vision, accountability, coaching and mentoring
  • Integrity — We stand by our work and our word. This is a result of taking time to hire the best people available for each position — and offering attractive employee packages.

This is a result of taking time to hire the best people available for each position — and offering attractive employee packages.


  • Initiate take off on all general condition jobs associated with new GC opportunities
  • Solicit bids from vendors for products and labor associated with each general condition product
  • Submit bids to GC after consultation with GM
  • Assist in the completion of all submittals and close out paperwork for jobs
  • Assist Project Manager with the installation of the products and services at job locations
  • Set up new vendor relationships and negotiate price guarantees
  • Negotiate new labor subcontractor contracts for installation of products supplied by us
  • Assist GM in the development of new business avenues
  • Complete any other task as assigned by GM
  • Provide weekly status update on the progress made with each project
  • Review specs/drawings and bid forms
  • Assign tasks to Jr. Estimators
  • Do takeoffs
  • Send out quote requests to vendors
  • Write RFI’s/substitution requests
  • Review vendor quotes for scope/exclusions/delivery fees/engineering fees
  • Prepare bid forms/sales quotes
  • Send quotes to customers
  • Follow up with bids
  • Attend kick off meetings with Project Manager


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • College Degree and/or minimum of five years field supervisory experience required
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills
  • Basic building construction knowledge preferred or experience in carpentry or dry wall installation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, plus a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required
  • A valid driver’s license


  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance / Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401K Plan with company match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A great work environment
  • Equal opportunity and room for career growth and advancement

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's Degree In Related Field

Required experience:

  • Estimating: 2 years