Why Cooper Construction

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At Cooper Construction, our purpose is building relationships and delivering success. But Cooper’s greatest asset is our employees that add Value to any job. Here our culture revolves around being Nimble, Urgent, and Assertive. Our aim is to provide growth and confidence to our employees through experiences and knowledge. No matter your job, you'll be given responsibility and the opportunity to work in an environment where your dedication and hard work will further your career. Cooper’s goal is to provide a family culture with a group of close nit employees who have common goals, are ready, and willing to protect the team and strive to be the best.

"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over" - John Wooden


Job Positions:

Experienced Estimator - Birmingham - Click to view


The Estimator is responsible for preparing complete and accurate estimates through extensive review of bid documents and analyzing sub-contractor and supplier quotes. The Estimator is expected to build effective relationships with team members, external customers, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.

Job Duties & Requirements

  • Reports to the Chief Estimator
  • Responsible for design-build, conceptual and plans/spec estimating
  • Analyze bid documents, including but not limited to sketches, blueprints and sample layouts, to determine estimated costs and pricing
  • Prepare quantity take-offs and estimate the costs of materials, labor, and equipment required to meet the provisions of the contract documents
  • Solicit and review quotes from vendors, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Detailed knowledge of pricing and costs for materials, labor, subcontractors and equipment for all trade disciplines
  • Ability to manage multiple preconstruction projects
  • Builds effective relationships with architects, engineers, subcontractors and clients
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be team-oriented; able to contribute within a group work environment
  • Experience with the required technology (Microsoft Office, On Screen Take-off, Bluebeam)
  • Bachelor degree in construction, engineering, or related field

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Our Benefits

Our company provides a variety of benefits, listed below, to meet the changing needs of the talented individuals who make up our workforce. In addition to essential healthcare needs, our people have access to additional benefits including: profit sharing, company events, and so much more. We recognize that our employees are our greatest asset. That’s why we strive to be a family-oriented company that recognizes the importance of work-life balance, as well.

  • 401(k)
  • Financial advisors
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Paid travel
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and development
  • Bonus potential
  • Medical and prescription drug insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance