Expired job

Just missed a job?

Sign up and never miss an opportunity again!

Construction Estimator - Construction Focus job

Xator CorporationAlexandria City, VA
Xator Corporation jobs




Company Description

Xator Corporation is a trusted provider of mission-focused C4ISR solutions addressing National Security & Intelligence, Tactical Intelligence, Critical Infrastructure Protection, and Training for U.S. Government clients at home and abroad. Our work positively impacts the safety and security of personnel, facilities, and vital information throughout the world.

Job Description

Xator Corporation is seeking a highly motivated and detail oriented Estimator for our Alexandria, VA office to support worldwide electronic and technical security projects. Responsibilities:Prepare material takeoffs from construction project design drawings to assist in the creation of complete project material lists that include everything needed for the installation phase of the projects.Analyze and interpret construction design drawings and change requests to ensure design standards are met.Review project designs and change requests to compile equipment types and quantities.Determine the appropriate type and amount of mounting hardware, conduit, pull boxes, and wiring necessary to install equipment.Interface with Design Engineers to verify correct interpretation of designs. Collaborate with Installation teams to integrate lessons learned during the installation phase into material takeoffs.Assist in the development and maintenance of material assemblies for common equipment.Research design standards to learn acceptable installation practices for equipment.Contribute to meeting project performance metrics for timely completion of material takeoffs, minimizing custom materials, project quality, and project cost.Support activities led by estimator to improve labor and material estimates.Assess and prioritize multiple tasks and projects.Must be able to manipulate and fully understand Excel documents. Qualifications:5 years of construction related experience.Expertise in developing material takeoffs for construction projects.Familiar with common installation practices for electrical infrastructure such as conduit, raceway, pull boxes, and handholes.Knowledge of power systems including power panel selection, circuit breaker sizing, and proper grounding practices.Above average proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Proficient with other Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.Desired Skills:Hands on experience with security systems, surveys, feasibility studies, and infrastructureClearance Requirements:The ability to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance is required. Equal Opportunity Statement:Xator Corporation provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment as required by and/or consistent with applicable country law and company policy. Consistent with the foregoing, Xator Corporation provides qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans’ status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status(s) protected by law. In the United States, Xator Corporation ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Estimated annual salary


  • Collect historical cost data to estimate costs for current or future products.
  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments, or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work.
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.


  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.


  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Economics and AccountingKnowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

Xator Corporation


5875 Barclay Drive # 7Alexandria, VA, 22315


Management Services

Job Filters

Scrum MasterXator CorporationDulles, VA
Vaxcom Services, Inc. www.vaxcom.com Vaxcom Services Inc. (an Xator Corporation National Security Solutions Company) is a niche provider of intelligence related support services. We are recognized experts in Intelligence Community with subject matter...Read more
Intelligence ResearcherXator CorporationWashington, DC
Xator seeks enthusiastic, positive, and proactive self-starters to join our team. Our leadership aims to attract and retain the best and brightest employees, maintain an environment built on trust and pride, and encourage individual and team achievements...Read more
Help Desk/Support SpecialistXator CorporationReston, VA
Vaxcom Services, Inc. www.vaxcom.com Vaxcom Services Inc. (an Xator Corporation National Security Solutions Company) is a niche provider of intelligence related support services. We are recognized experts in Intelligence Community with subject matter...Read more
Sailpoint Subject Matter ExpertXator CorporationPensacola, FL
Vaxcom Services, Inc. www.vaxcom.com Vaxcom Services Inc. (an Xator Corporation National Security Solutions Company) is a niche provider of intelligence related support services. We are recognized experts in Intelligence Community with subject matter...Read more
Logistician - LGT1Xator CorporationBremerton, WA
POSITION OVERVIEW + Supports United States Navy (USN) with logistical support for Submarines home ported in Washington State. Responsible for receipt, inventory, transfer, audit and distribution of material and information in support of USN Submarine...Read more

Closed Job Filters

Counterintelligence Specialist Primary Location: Washington, D.C. Citizenship: Must be a US Citizen Security Clearance: Top Secret/SCI and must be willing to take a CI Polygraph Job Summary DefenseRead more
Company Overview Xator Corporation is a trusted provider of mission-focused C4ISR solutions addressing National Security & Intelligence, Tactical Intelligence, Critical Infrastructure Protection, andRead more
Company Overview Xator Corporation is a privately owned company established in 2005 to provide services to the US Government and its support contractors. We implement cost-effective solutions thatRead more
Logistician IIXator CorporationSilverdale, WA
POSITION OVERVIEW The Logistician II provides logistical support for the management of modernization materials (hardware and software), documentation, corrective/preventive maintenance materials, andRead more
Senior Data Analyst - EEODXator CorporationMontgomery County, MD
Senior-Level Data Analysts – EEODXator Corporation is looking for candidates for Senior-Level Data Analyst to support our client in Bethesda, MD. The ideal candidate will have experience in all areasRead more
Similar jobs in the area
... Estimating Software for bids /proposals * Create sales material to present to customers ​ Qualifications: * Previous experience in B2B sales, customer service, or other related fields ( Construction ...Read more
Compute quantity and construction cost estimates * Work in a group setting to support other disciplines Your Capabilities and Credentials * Experienced with Microstation or AutoCad * Good oral and ...Read more
Roadway Designer / EITHDR | CEI Architecture Associates, IncVienna
... and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to ... estimate for projects of various sizes and complexity. *LI-MJ1 Qualifications Required ...Read more
Sr. Land Development Division ManagerMarkon SolutionsSilver Spring
... bond estimates and bond reductions. * Assist clients with bonding and permitting procedures ... 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms (2014 - 2018) Washington Technology's Fast 50 (2012 ...Read more
Administrative AssistantKenney & Company Staffing, Inc.Upper Marlboro
Administrative Assistant needed for construction office located in Upper Marlboro. MS Office and ... Higher pay rate may be considered if estimator experience. Immediate hire needed. Benefits ...Read more
Member Services DirectorInstitute of Hazardous Materials Management
Having constructed and executed a vehicle to collect information from IHMM certificants beyond ... estimate of course costs and net return. The annual agenda will be delivered to the Executive ...Read more
... final designs, cost estimates and provides maintenance support for the IT infrastructure ... construction principles, practices, and materials. - Integrates the activities of multiple ...Read more
Provide engineering support to construction forces. * Provide direction to designers. * Provide 2D ... Create, review and approve proposals, including pricing and cost estimates . * Manage scope ...Read more
Environmental ProfessionalComstock EnvironmentalReston
... developed, constructed , acquired and managed several thousand residential units and millions of ... Estimating and proposal generation for a variety of clients and project needs Internal technical ...Read more
... and construction drawings, fabrication specifications, and graphics files for production ... Develops cost estimates , budgets, and spending plans for design activities. Seeks ways to improve ...Read more

Similar jobs

InstallerVivint Solar CorpClinton
Service the solar system as needed Required: * 1 to 2 years of construction and/or roofing experience * Working knowledge of solar installation preferred * Ability to be comfortable being and working ...Read more
Skill in preparing accurate cost estimates * Skill in abstracting and interpreting real property ... RK&K is a full-service planning, engineering, environmental, and construction management/inspection ...Read more
Computer skills Travel Regularly estimate 45% outside of NCR Blueprint reading Good communication ... Business and Construction Sites. * Must be able to handle criticism and remain calm in and ...Read more
... construction and successful implementation of multi-million-dollar energy efficiency projects ... Estimate time and materials needed on particular jobs, as required. * Prepare and update prints as ...Read more
Sales EngineerFull-TimeBeltsville
Support sales department with pre-sale site visits, system design and estimating * Maintain and ... Electronics/low voltage construction background preferredRead more
Subcontractor - InstallerLeafFilterChantilly
We provide the jobs for you and do not require sales or estimations on your end. No more paying out of pocket for material and waiting weeks to get paid on it after you finish the job. We pay every ...Read more
Sales RecruiterHays USArlington
These include Engineers, Cost Estimators , Superintendents and Project Management job roles, as well ... Attend networking events and present Hays Construction as the market leader * Consult with ...Read more
Full Stack Developer - Sr JavaCrawford Thomas RecruitingChantilly
... construction and testing of Java applications, Micro services, and reusable components to support ... Reviews current systems and presenting ideas for system improvements, including work estimatesRead more
Senior GeologistBechtel Global CorporationReston
Provide technical support on tunneling construction and conceptual design. * Provide rmendations ... Review quantity estimates and staffing requirements for proposals, forecasts and change ordersRead more
Business Development SpecialistAdvantaClean of Lorton, Manassas, FredericksburgWoodbridge
The Business Developer works closely with the Sales/ Estimating Team and the Production Team to ... Industry or construction experience a plus but not required · Documented records of sales ...Read more