Careers: Construction Estimator

Formed in 1908, Larson-Danielson is a Design-Build General Contractor located in La Porte Indiana. Larson-Danielson’s ability to successfully offer a conscientious turnkey solution to clients in the Design-Build arena, as well a performing General Contracting, operating as a Construction Manager and self-performing many trade packages, distinguishes Larson-Danielson as a versatile and adaptive company. Because of this versatility, Larson-Danielson continues to experience growth and is always looking for an experienced, hard working Construction Estimator.

Our Corporate Core Values are:

  • Safety – Our Work Safe/Stay Safe program is our first priority
  • Relationships – Partnering, with an emphasis on collaboration, respect and cooperation
  • Responsiveness – Timely and proactive in manner to understand and meet our clients’ needs
  • Reliability – We do what we say we will do, every time
  • Quality – Every task we perform will be a conscientious effort to provide the highest quality
  • Leadership – We all lead with vision, passion, humility, and by example
  • Value – A constant pursuit of quality & productivity enables us to deliver the best value to our clients

Reporting: This person will report to the Estimating Department Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reading and interpreting plans, specifications and addendums
  • Accurately estimate labor hours, material quantities and equipment needs, and then price accordingly for concrete, masonry, earthwork and carpentry for hard-bid projects, as well as, design-build projects
  • Solicit subcontractor/material supplier pricing for all divisions of work per project requirements
  • Be capable of competitively bidding commercial construction projects ranging in size from $500K-$5M or above

Desired Skills Experience and Personal Characteristics:

  • Must be a team player, detail-oriented with strong computer skills and be able to multi-task and excel in a fast-paced environment
  • 2+ years of experience in commercial estimating of both public and private projects
  • Demonstrate prioritization, organization and time management skills
  • Ability to interact with Director of Estimating, Estimating Manager, Architects, Designers and Owners
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Willing to work 45+ hours per week on a regular basis

Larson-Danielson offers a competitive compensation package, including typical benefits. Qualified applicants should submit their resumes to, no phone calls please.  All inquiries and resume submissions will be treated as strictly confidential. Larson-Danielson Construction Co, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.


Lucrative benefit package includes:

 100% Employer paid benefits for Employee and Dependents

  • Medical insurance (low deductible)
  • Dental Insurance through Delta Dental
  • VSP Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Coverage 
  • Employee Assistance Program

 100% Employer paid benefits for Employee

  • Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance 
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage

Additional benefits

  • Generous PTO
  • Paid Holidays 
  • 401K Match/Profit Sharing