Junior Estimator/Take-Offs

Looking for an exciting career in the structural steel, bridge and above ground storage tank industry? Tampa Tank/Florida Structural Steel is looking for you. We currently have an open position for a Junior Estimator. The ideal candidate must be proficient in reading blueprints and shop drawings and possess the following experience and skill level.

Junior Estimator – Excellent learning environment with great opportunities.

Come work as a Junior Estimator at a growing company that offers exceptional benefits with opportunities to advance and learn alongside accomplished business leaders.


We’re looking for a full-time, Junior Estimator who is proficient in reading blueprints and shop drawings. Pay rate is $15.00-$20.00 per hour, dependent on experience. The Junior Estimator is an entry level position which can lead to opportunities as a Construction Estimator and/or into Project Management. The right candidate will work as part of our Estimating Team and will benefit from continual training from fellow Estimators with over 50 years of experience in our specialty field of construction. The Junior Estimator can achieve a working knowledge of Estimating along with a complete understanding of Estimating procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews RFQ’s (Requests for Quotes)
  • Promptly reviews all Revisions & Addendums
  • Insures that the bid is submitted on time, using the client’s preferred transmission media: portal, e-mail, over-night delivery, etc.
  • Prepares complete take-offs using drawings and specifications.
  • Provides accurate take-offs to ensure a competitive pricing, while maintaining company profitability
  • Reviews project documents to determine cost estimations, including material costs, labor costs, equipment costs, general conditions, and any other costs applicable to the project scope of work
  • Provides accurate bids to general contractors and developers
  • Ensures customer’s satisfaction and manages relationships for future referrals
  • Resolves discrepancies and issues, as needed
  • Maintains well-documented project records in company computer system (e.g., electronic communications, and approvals, etc.)
  • Inputs take-offs into Fabsuite.


  • Entry Level Position: 0-2 years construction related experience, preferred.
  • Education: A.A. degree in Building Construction or A.S. degree in Architectural Design and Construction Technology, required. Can also be a 3rd or 4th Semester Student in school for an A.A. degree in Building Construction or an A.S. degree in Architectural Design and Construction Technology, required or in process.
  • Proficiency in reading blueprints and shop drawings, required
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, required. Data Entry skills required.
  • Steel experience a PLUS
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills and a demonstrated ability to follow through on all projects tasks and/or assignments.
  • Superior attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines, produce quality finished work, documents and maintain impeccable documentation.
  • Willingness to learn, team player, and works well with others.
  • Proven self-starter who is eager to learn about the construction industry
  • Previous estimating experience is a plus
  • Previous FabSuite experience is a plus


  • Competitive benefits package.
  • Tuition reimbursement.


Tampa Tank/Florida Structural Steel’s headquarters is in Gibsonton, FL. This is where the position is located.


  • Top benefits.
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities.
  • Fun atmosphere.
  • Great culture.

E-mail resume, cover letter and salary requirements or salary history to HR at ELeng@tti-fss.com, and/or call 813-241-4261 EXT. 201 and ask for Elizabeth.


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