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Full-time, Salaried


Burlington, Wausau


Executive VP (future Lead Estimator)



Scherrer Construction has delivered quality, custom construction solutions since 1928. We partner with each client to provide superior craftsmanship for their project requirements. Scherrer Construction has extensive experience in general contractor and construction management services for markets including educational, healthcare, industrial, municipal, commercial, religious, and signature luxury homes.


Scherrer provides a culture focusing on team development, integrity, safety, and a fun and interactive work environment. Our team's commitment to quality, client satisfaction, and engagement is the foundation for our continued success and growth.


If you thrive in a culture of change, have a customer-first perspective, and are ready to join a great team, check out our open positions or inquire about other opportunities.



Scherrer estimators are responsible for managing the bidding process and reviewing, sourcing, and preparing budget estimates during the preconstruction phase of our commercial and residential projects. In addition, our estimators work with internal and external teams, generate accurate scopes of work and pricing, and participate in project walk-throughs and pre-bid meetings.



  • Accurately calculate project costs for construction projects. 

  • Develop subcontractor relations and maintain subcontractor database.

  • Obtain bids and qualify compliance to bid documents.

  • Manage RFI's during bidding and collaborate with architects and engineers.

  • Effectively use quantity takeoff software.

  • Assist in maintaining cost database.          

  • Review subcontractor qualifications.      

  • Develop estimates for multiple market sectors (ie. retail, office, multifamily, education)

  • Detailed estimating for demolition, concrete, masonry, carpentry a plus.

  • Prepare conceptual and final construction budgets.        

  • Professionally represent the Scherrer Construction team and brand.     


  • Bachelor’s in Construction Management, Engineering or related field preferred.

  • 3-5 years of experience in a construction estimator position. 

  • Ability to manage multiple estimates simultaneously.

  • Understanding of contractual terms and conditions, construction processes, materials, and workflow.

  • A demonstrated understanding of construction methods associated with the renovation and construction of commercial buildings and site work.       

  • Detail-oriented and task-focused. 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of employees, associates, vendors, contractors, consultants, and clients.

  • Computer proficiency using industry-standard software and applications.

  • Must be a committed team player. 

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