Job details

$70,000 – $120,000 a year
Job Type
Number of hires for this role
On-going need to fill this role


  • Construction estimating: 3 years (Required)

  • Driver’s License (Required)

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

  • US work authorization (Preferred)


  • Fuel card
  • Relocation assistance
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
  • Fuel discount
  • Retirement plan

Full Job Description Title

Commercial Roofing Estimator
About the Opportunity:

Job Details

Seniority Level
Mid-Senior Level &


Roofing, Masonry,
Sheet Metal

Employment Type

Job Functions
Project Management

Salary Range

$70,000 – $120,000

Simpson is seeking to place multiple experienced commercial roofing salespeople & estimators immediately with our locations conveniently located in Manassas, VA and Hanover, MD in the Baltimore & DC Metro Areas.

Qualified candidates will have three or more years demonstrated experience in commercial low-slope roof estimating as a salesman/estimator and/or project manager with experience in single-ply, torch, hot applied, and other low-slope roofing systems representing a self-performing roofing contractor.

Highly qualified candidates will have seven or more years demonstrated experience with estimating and/or managing “self-performed” labor for a wide range of commercial roofing systems including: mechanically and fully-adhered systems, ballasted, hot, cold, and torch-applied, hot & cold fluid applied, built-up, and waterproofing coatings.

Compensation for this position ranges and is dependent on the experience (level and type), demonstrable sales history, and technical ability.

The culture at Simpson is friendly and productive with a focus towards growth, and the Company makes every effort to utilize technology for efficiencies in field to back-office operations and control. The office environment is collaborative where team members are available to help problem-solve and provide support.

Roofing Estimators report to the President of the company and coordinate as a team to strategically target sales opportunities in the market. Estimators are also responsible for networking with industry trade groups, owners’ consultants, and calling on target customer lists to develop new relationships and discover new opportunities. Estimators work closely with project managers and contract administrators during handoff and pre-construction planning.

Simpson’s Manassas location is conveniently located just south of I66 Westbound at exit 44 near George Mason University in Manassas; Simpson’s Maryland location is conveniently located between Baltimore and DC accessible from 95 near the Baltimore/ Washington International Thurgood Airport at 7476 Candlewood Road, Hanover MD 21076.

Simpson Estimators are equipped with a company vehicle, gas card, smart phone, and other necessary tools; Simpson has great benefits including competitive salaries (DoE), employer sponsored health insurance, retirement 401(k) plan, paid vacation & holidays. Simpson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required qualifications applicants must be able to:

  • Understand invitations to bid / requests for proposals
  • Understand construction plans (blueprints) and project manuals (specifications)
  • Travel to job sites to perform building walks with customers and specifiers
  • Perform building surveys and core sampling as required
  • Complete quantitative takeoffs and preparing final estimates for review
  • Write high-quality professional proposals for bid submissions
  • Collaborate with a highly-effective team of PMs and service department staff.
  • Deliver accurate estimating figures to accounting and the project management team.

· Work safely by following proper OSHA and other safety policies, rules, and regulations

· Be comfortable working at height, using ladders, following safety procedures

Preferred qualifications or experience include:
Commercial roofing knowledge and experience in single-ply, asphalt, cold-applied, hot-applied, and metal products; Experience with the Estimating Edge takeoff and estimating software

This position includes the following responsibilities:

· Develop and grow a sales portfolio of $3-$7MM in annual sales volume

· Prepare accurate estimates using company estimating software

· Write high-quality, customer-oriented, detailed bid proposals

· Provide historically accurate budget information to project management team

· Develop relationships with new customers in target markets

· Maintain reoccurring business relationships with clients

· Select bidding opportunities based on scheduling needs from project management

· Outside sales and prospecting efforts; tracking leads and bids in CRM software

Necessary soft skills:

· Possess high-level written and verbal communication skill

· Possess high competency with computers and software

· Have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy

· Can organize information and schedule time efficiently.

Base Salary $70,000 – $120,000/yr. depending on experience


· Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance

· Employer-Offered Dental Insurance

· Employer-Sponsored 401(k) Plan with Employer Match

· Company Work Truck for Commute and Daily Business Use or Equivalent

· Company Cell Phone

· Company Credit Card for Expenses

· Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
About the Company
Founded by Greg Simpson in 1992, Simpson has become a recognized and award-winning construction company. Over the past 25 years, Simpson companies have established leadership in the commercial roofing, masonry, and sheet metal installation industry. With two locations in Maryland and Virginia, Simpson employs over 300 workers located across the DC metro area, providing sales, estimating, and construction services to a variety of commercial industrial building clients including local school boards, state and federal government buildings, commercial high-rise & retail building owners, corporate data centers, and just about any building in the commercial real estate industry. Unlike our competitors, Simpson possess the knowledge, skill, and experience to handle large and complex roofing systems installed at production-level capacity, with self-manufactured custom sheet metal systems, and concrete/ masonry restoration and waterproofing services as a one-stop shop self-performing contractor.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000 – $120,000 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Construction estimating: 3 years (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location

Online Application

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