Commercial Estimator


Alcal Specialty Contracting, Inc is looking for a Commercial Estimator to join our Roofing & Waterproofing division in Fremont, CA.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their knowledge of large-scale commercial roofing projects with a reliable long-standing company.  Alcal celebrated our 50-year anniversary in 2021 and continue to grow by hiring good people who appreciate our values of Respect, Integrity, Accountability, Customer Service, Safety and Innovation.


This position is full time and is eligible for health insurance benefits at the beginning of the month following 60 days of employment.  Additional benefits include sign-on bonus, fuel card, company provided profit-share retirement plan and project performance bonuses.


RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and submitting bids
  • Performing Take-Offs and interpreting plans
  • Proactively meeting with new and potential customers to generate leads
  • Abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies and ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Minimum 5 years roofing estimating experience; or equivalent years of education; or combination of work experience and education
  • Must be able to read, interpret and accurately take-off construction drawings and specifications
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment
  • Valid CA Driver’s License



Alcal Specialty Contracting, Inc. (Alcal) is a subsidiary of Pacific Coast Building Products, Inc. a family owned business since 1953.  Alcal is a large specialty contractor, privately held and diversified that has operated continuously since 1971.  It employs over 900 people and has branches in California, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona, Washington and Hawaii.  Installed products include roofing, waterproofing, insulation, firestop, and garage doors for both commercial and residential construction. The company is signatory to the Roofers and Carpenters Union.


We are committed to promoting diversity and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. We desire priority referrals of veterans/protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (IWDs). We utilize E-Verify to confirm work authorization with both the Social Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security. Drug free workplace and EOE/M/F/Vets/Disability.




Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland