Join our team

If you are a talented individual with a passion for construction, we might have a place for you on the Bjork team. We’re looking for experienced professionals who share our values of integrity, solution creation and collaboration. Our focus is on building long-term relationships to foster repeat business.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and profit sharing.



The Estimator forecasts projects cost. Gathers detail, and compiles data to estimate all
production costs according to specification, plans, and all contract documents provided at the
time of bid. Considers raw material, labor, equipment, tools, labor, insurance, and
transportation for estimations. Helps determine necessary resources for projects based on cost
estimates and budgetary constraints. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and
procedures within a particular field. Defines procurement times, shop drawings and acquires
third party pricing in via quote. Maps out the logistics within the proposal as well as all
mobilizations, parking, and tolls as required to complete the job. Performs a variety of
tasks. Weekly bid meetings are to be completed with management. A certain degree of
creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Provide value
engineering as innovative cost saving to assist our clients in meeting budgets.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
▪ Conduct site visits for gaining information to prepare bids. This includes job
walks, pre-walks, and client meetings as required.
▪ Reviews all plans and specifications, permit set of drawings, and owner
requirements. This requires you to read all upfronts and incorporate into your
▪ Sends all insurance requirements to Bjork’s insurance for review and response.
▪ Sends all upfronts involving contracts to the contract department.
▪ Interface with General Superintendent, Project Managers, and support teams
as needed to achieve clean, thorough estimates.
▪ Attends internal pre-construction meetings.
▪ Processes all RFl’s for estimating and job addendums at the time of bid.
▪ Contact and obtain bids from vendors and subcontractors when required as
well as provide all upfront documents to them including Bjork subcontract,
Insurance requirements, and any other general requirements that pertain to
the project.
▪ Responds to all subcontractor inquiries and prepares subcontractor
evaluations and re-cap.
▪ Prepares both commercial and residential estimates and proposals as per bid
procedures and specifications.
▪ Project Cost Estimating & Job Budgets.
▪ Provides budgeting set up for SAGE input and provides proposal breakdown to
the PM.
▪ Utilization of Estimating software.
▪ Prepare take-off calculations from specified plans.
▪ Prepare material lists for all job sites This includes complete material quotes,
subcontractor quotes, and design quotes as required.
▪ Develops general conditions cost and coordinates with Project Managers the
monitoring process of all general conditions cost.
▪ Responsible for preparing cover letters and bid proposal, including the cost
breakdown, clarifications, and scopes of bid.
▪ Communicates with Clients on bid dates, delays, and always follows up with
the client.
▪ Acts in a professional manner with all clients, staff, and third parties, such as
▪ Emails all communication with clients, when changes or directives are
provided, if occurred by phone you must always follow up with an email.
▪ Use the Bjork proposal template, though you are to update and add additional
clarifications, provisions, and exclusions as required by the project.
▪ Review contracts in FULL when they come in, for not just scope but the general
conditions, you are to comment, and cross out ALL items that do not pertain to
our scope or budget. This also includes checking all document dates.
▪ Work with the PM and operational manger when there are issues found on the
projects. Post construction attend meetings as needed to see how we can
obtain better numbers and feedback from projects.
▪ Audit projects as needed.
▪ When requested complete change orders or proposal changes when needed.
▪ Must work a minimum of 40 hours a week.
▪ All bids are to be sent to the operational manager for review prior to being
sent out, and adequate time must be provided for a complete review by the
operational manager.
▪ Communicates well with all staff and provides updates on outstanding
▪ Works to obtain work through outreach to clients, either by attending events,
lunches, office visits, or calling to keep Bjork relevant to our clients.
▪ Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a
comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required
of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change
at any time with or without notice.
Job skills/requirements
▪ Self-Motivated
▪ Superior communication and interpersonal skills required (tactfulness,
diplomacy, persuasiveness)
▪ Excellent Negotiator
▪ Able to manage multiple tasks
▪ Must be flexible and decisive
▪ Ability to work in a high production, fast-paced environment
▪ Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, LEED building,
equipment, materials, engineering, estimating, scheduling, and safety)
Computer Skills and Experience
▪ Microsoft Office
▪ Onscreen Take Off
▪ Plan Grid
▪ Autodesk build
▪ Procore or similar products
Education and Experience
▪ BA in a construction, engineering, or construction related field desired
▪ Minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience as an estimator working for a general
Salary: $115,000 to $140,000
Please send resume to


Bjork Construction is a mission driven contracting company that is seeking a detail-oriented Summer Intern to work alongside our PM and PE team.  We are a growing company that has an outstanding reputation of building exceptional projects with integrity and honesty. We use the EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System) platform. Bjork Construction is a 100% women owned General Contractor that performs carpentry in house. We are in Fremont and work throughout the Bay Area. Our staff consist of 25 employees including the field staff.  We have been recognized by the AGC for our Diversity and Immersion Award as well as being accredited with the PentaRisk Safety Award in 2022. We are looking for someone that wants to be part of an amazing team, and is looking to grow their construction experience and exposure!


We are looking for a summer intern who is looking to gain exposure and experience in the construction industry. The ideal Candidate should be flexible, quick learner, able to keep up in a fast-paced environment, team player, organized, and have good communication skills.


Position Summary

As a PM Summer Intern, you will learn and perform different tasks within our company including the following:

  • Document Controls
  • Compile components of change orders so that a PM can complete
  • Work with the Project Engineer to obtain schedule, material lead times, and logistics
  • Invoice coding
  • Compile job close-out documents
  • Assist with punch list completion by following up with subcontractors and field
  • PlanGrid
  • Plan Review and Scope understanding
  • Purchase orders
  • Assist Project Manager in meeting minutes, and transmittal
  • File job documents and scan all items into job folders
  • Organize project documents



  • In college working towards Construction or Construction related degree
  • Proficient in Outlook, Excel, and Word


The position pays $20 an hour working approximately 30-40 hours a week.  After graduation, this internship could lead to a position within our company.


Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to:


Bjork Construction Company

4420 Enterprise Place

Fremont, CA  94538

(510) 656-4688