Sr. Estimator - Civil Construction

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EJS Group, LLC
Chandler, AZ, United States

Phone: 4066974993
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Sr. Estimator - Civil Construction


Centennial, CO 


$80,000 - $130,000

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Job Description:

Heavy Civil Construction Company with a reputation for quality projects and innovative solutions for over 26 years.  Offices on both the Front Range and the Western Slope.  We believe the employees are our most valuable resource and because we value people, our projects succeed.  What do we do?  We build things!

Employees are vital to who we are and what we do. We seek employees who share our values and high standards and who dedicate themselves to progressing, growing, and expanding in their abilities.  We offer a competitive compensation package, generous benefits, and professional development/training. 

Job Summary (Mid-Level Estimator):

The Estimator will the development of detailed cost estimates and proposals for heavy civil construction projects. 2+ years construction estimating experience preferred.


  • Prepare portions of contract proposal estimates for one or more disciplines, including the determination of applicable project plans and specifications.
  • Perform detailed quantity take-offs using AGTEK and Bluebeam
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine the scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Prepare discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work.
  • Review design options and recommend the best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials.
  • Calculate various statistical data: quantity take-offs, material price lists, labor costs per man-hour, equipment, etc.
  • Research historical data (purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc.) and compile summary reports to develop guidelines and precedence for future estimates.
  • Participate in developing project updates and bid package estimate documents.
  • Maintain files of working documents for back-up for estimate figures.
  • Assist in the monitoring of conceptual estimates with actual cost data.
  • Minimum supervision provided when estimating items in own discipline.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Proficiency in B2W estimating software or equivalent program for Civil Estimating.
  • Proficiency in Agtek takeoff software preferred.
  • Proficiency with Bluebeam preferred

Benefits Include:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • 401K match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
Job Summary (Senior Estimator):
  • Research and track new bidding opportunities within the company's primary and secondary markets
  • Review project plans and specifications to determine nature and scope of projects
  • Engage in strategic alliance with operations to develop win strategy and leadership of the bid team
  • Lead the estimate procedure from strategy review through bid closing as the Project Bid Sponsor
  • Perform timely and accurate project take-offs
  • Perform thorough pre-bid site investigations
  • Utilize Bid2Win estimating software to build the project estimate
  • Utilize Primavera P6 to prepare bid schedules to be used to determine resource demands and project risks
  • Assemble the lowest accurate cost through assignment of crews, productions, schedules, materials and subcontracting opportunities by utilizing past experience and cost history as a guide
  • Coordinate all bid communications with owner, designer, subcontractors, and material suppliers
  • Assemble a complete and accurate bid package for review
  • Ensure that all subcontracted scopes of work have been solicited and will be quoted complete
  • Lead project bid review, and ensure agreed upon changes are accurately reflected in final estimate
  • Perform subcontract and material supplier quote review and ensure accurate entry
  • Complete bid closing and assignment of bid unit prices
  • Identify, solicit and obtain appropriate level of DBE partners throughout the bid process, ensure that project goals have been met
  • Manage final bid package throughout final delivery and/or bid submission
  • Perform all duties while maintaining company values and ethics

 Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years experience in Heavy Civil, Highway Construction
  • Concrete Paving experience is preferred and highly recommended
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and software such as B2W and/or Primera P6
  • Will be the Lead Person in charge of the estimate, strong attention to detail
  • Good communication skills on the phone, written and presentation is a must
  • Intimate knowledge of construction productivities is a must
  • Airfield, DOD, and Design Build experience is preferred


  • A comprehensive benefits package is provided to meet the needs of our employees at an affordable cost
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Generous Profit Sharing
  • 401K with generous match
  • PTO Earnings