Jr. Estimator Position

Layer One Corporation is seeking a Jr. Estimator for communications, security, and audio / video systems. Applicants will be working in a construction and office environment.  Projects are located throughout the Mid-Atlantic region however this position will be based out of the Southern Maryland Area.  Applicants may be required to visit jobsites, able to pass a pre-employment drug screening, have a clean criminal background and be a US Citizen.  This position will require an initial background check and a future DCJS Certification.

Duties will include but not limited to the following tasks:

  • Reviewing drawings and specifications to develop device counts/take offs and to get an understanding of the project’s scope accordingly
  • Building a BOM (bill of materials) to get applicable project pricing from distributors
  • Reaching out to other sub-contractors to get systems pricing as required
  • Calculating/estimating expected total turn-key costs of a project
  • Forecasting the timeframe and cost of the job, start to finish
  • Writing the proposal for the project to capture the complete scope of work that we are bidding
  • Reviewing purchase orders, subcontracts, and receipts
  • Maintain active project lists for bid invites and RFP’s
  • Maintain estimating files and records
  • Helping with submittal drawings and as-built drawings using AutoCAD software
  • Participate in training sessions for new products and system solutions
  • Follow up with customers on recently bid projects

Qualifications and Skills:

  • CAD Experience
  • Estimating Experience
  • Organizational Skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Data Entry
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Must have proficient computer skills including use of MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and Adobe PDF

About Layer One:

Layer One Corporation is a growing Systems Engineering and Integration company with a core focus on public and private sector communications, audio/video, and security solutions.

This is a great opportunity to get established with a new growing firm that is positioning to be a leader in the technology community.  Please send your resumes to careers@layeronecorp.com.

Salary Range:

  • $15-20 per hour depending on experience.


Layer One offers a competitive benefits package including the following:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K with company matching
  • Aflac / Supplemental Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Tuition & Training Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Vacation/Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays