Drywall Estimator

DPR Construction     Construction     General Contracting     GA-Atlanta     June 21, 2020

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We're a national technical builder specializing in complex, sustainable projects that utilize our in-house expertise and passion for measurable results.

Position Overview

Atlanta, GA

Chief Drywall Estimator – Self Performed Work

DPR Construction is seeking a chief drywall estimator to lead the self-performed drywall preconstruction effort. The ideal candidate will possess at least 10 years estimating experience in commercial construction, specifically specializing in metal framing and drywall.  Experience with projects in our core markets of healthcare, advanced technology, biopharmaceutical, corporate office and higher education is a plus.   Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leading our regional self-performed drywall preconstruction efforts across multiple geographical business units.
  • Work with our CSA Estimators and Project Executives to secure self-performed drywall and other interior trades on our projects. 
  • Provide conceptual estimates based on various scenarios to help secure work.
  • Lead, mentor, train and advocate for our self-performed interiors estimators.
  • Create and implement current best practices for our self-performed preconstruction efforts.
  • Review and endorse all large self-performed drywall estimates prior to submission.
  • Track and support opportunities as well as maintain forecasts for upcoming work.
  • Review project data for historical productions and costs.
  • Maintain a consistent self-performed work estimating database through the Southwest region.
  • Consistent with our “Leader – Doer” leadership model, successful candidate will also be expected to be the hands-on drywall estimator for some projects.
  • Support preconstruction efforts in related interiors trades the self-perform (ACT, Insulation, etc).


We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines. The successful candidate will possess:

  • Minimum 10 years of commercial drywall estimating experience.
  • Solid understanding of metal framing/drywall construction, processes, systems and codes.
  • Experienced in estimating labor, materials, equipment, general conditions, and risk. 
  • Proficient in On Center estimating software: On-Screen Takeoff, Quick Bid, and DPC.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficient in Bluebeam.
  • Prior experience leading other estimators.
  • Must share DPR core values: integrity, enjoyment, uniqueness, and being ever forward.
  • Strong work ethic that delivers on promises.
  • Must lead by example: be accountable, reliable and organized.
  • Team player that seeks and accepts performance feedback.
  • Flexible, detail-oriented individual with the ability to manage multiple estimates while consistently producing quality results and meeting deadlines.
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