Sr. Estimator – Heavy Civil

  •   Full Time
  •   Los Angeles


The Senior Estimator is responsible for overseeing the development of accurate and timely
estimates for both private and public works projects, bids large scale and designbuild/alternative procurement projects.


  • Attend pre-bid meetings.
  • Coordinate bid preparation requirements with Contract Administrator.
    · Track work history and review schedules of projects being estimated.
  • Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to particular bid/project as assigned.
    · Review final estimate and apply strategic cost factors, if necessary.
    · Oversee coordination pre-bid RFI’s prior to specification cutoff date.
    · Monitor post bid submission dates towards contract procurement
    · Ensure proper project handoff if project is taken over by another PM/Team.
    · Monitor actual cost to estimated cost.
    · Coordinate scope of work with other our other Division and subcontractors.
    · Maintain files of working documents as backup for estimating figures.
  • Identify and monitor upcoming, target projects.
  • Mentor and manage Estimators, Junior Estimators and Interns as assigned.
    · Take an active role in managing owner relationships and business development.
    · Other duties as assigned


Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree would be preferred, or equivalent combinations of technical
training and related experience.
Minimum 10 years of Structures or Earthwork estimating for heavy civil projects. (Highway, Rail,
Underground, Paving, Materials Manufacturing, Bridge and Airport infrastructure)
· Proficient in understanding staging/phasing and project scope.
· Must have a strong work ethic and excellent time management skills.
· Must have high attention to detail.
· Must have the ability to multi-task and manage a team.
· Excellent writing, presentation, and computer skills

  • Must master Bid2Win Estimating software.
    · Must master Blue Beam, Agtek and Sketch up.
    · Must master reading plans and specifications
    · Must master the process of doing take-offs.
    · Must have a thorough understanding of time impact analysis and time related overhead
    · Must be familiar with Contract Accounting
    · Must have an understanding of critical path and track delays.
    · Must master P6, SureTrak and MS Project.
    · Must have a valid driver’s license
    · Other requirements may apply

· Collaboration Skills
· Leadership
· Detail Oriented
· Results Driven
· Process Oriented
· Analysis/Solution Driven
· Communication Proficiency
· Ethical Conduct
· Time Management
· Negotiation
· Organization Skills
· Applied Mathematical Skill
· Regularly required to sit.
· Frequently required to stand and walk at jobsites.
· Must regularly lift and/or move objects up to 20 pounds.
Relocation assistance will be provided to candidates outside of the local area on a case-by-case

Job ID: 2828

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



Job Category

Construction Industry

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