Estimator – Excavating

  •   Full Time
  •   Dallas

We currently have a position available for an Estimator with heavy civil experience in the Dallas, TX area. This opportunity is for a full-time Estimator position to join our management team working with our project managers, superintendents, foremen, and office staff to ensure a successful project for both our customer and our company.


  • responsible for the preparation of bid proposals including review of project drawings, specifications, and soils report
  • coordinate with the take-off staff to ensure required quantities are determined
  • solicit quotations from subcontractors, vendors, and truckers
  • determine most economical way to build the project and prepare estimate by determining labor, equipment, material, trucking, and subcontractor costs for the various project tasks using our estimating program, Win-Bids
  • prepare scope letter and proposal for presentation to customers for private work or work as a subcontractor and complete bid documents for public works bid as a prime contractor
  • confer with other estimators, project managers, and field personnel for input as need during bid preparation; develop relationships with new customers and strengthen relationships with existing customers
  • project manage awarded projects by managing the overall project including preparation of project schedules, correspondence, pay applications, subcontracts, and purchase orders
  • monitoring, tracking, and collecting payment for T&M and lump change orders
  • performing job cost review and forecasts
  • negotiating with customers, subcontractors, and vendors
  • Ensure project safety.


  • 5 – 10 years experience in the civil construction industry with experience as an estimator. The candidate must be able to multitask and shift gears quickly as needed.
  • Project Management experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or extensive project management and estimating experience in grading and paving
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project; Win-Bids(or similar program)

Job ID: 2983

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



Job Category

Construction Industry

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