Commercial - Lead/Chief Estimator-Detroit, MI

  • Detroit, MI
  • $90,000 - $120,000
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A bit about us:

We’re an industry leader in infrastructure construction and rehabilitation, renovation and repair work, as well as in alternative delivery methods such as Design-Build Construction, Job Order Contracting and Construction Manager as Contractor. Serving both the public and private sectors, we have extensive construction experience in heavy civil transportation (including major highways, bridges, and mass transit systems), public works projects, municipal buildings, commercial properties, and private institutions.

Why join us?

Do you want to work on rewarding projects with no micromanagement?
  • Competitive Base Salary!
  • Stock Options!
  • Extremely Competitive Benefits Package!
  • Flexible Work Schedules!
  • Work/Home Balance!
  • Flexible Spending Account!

Job Details


Provide and/or coordinate full estimating services on large, complex work and all types of contracts.

Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man hour figures.
Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
Provide complete conceptual (or bid work) and final estimating input on complex projects.
  • Provide technical support to personnel preparing discipline estimates for assigned bids.
  • Insure all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figures.
  • Assist contracting department during preparation of inquires and final evaluation of submitted bids as required.
  • Track awarded contracts as required – may include estimating/pricing extra work items, change orders, credit; procuring materials, etc
  • Maintain subcontractor data base and develop positive relationships with subcontractors
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 4-year Engineering degree or equivalent technical training and/or related experience required.
  • 5 – 8 years estimating, cost control, and/or engineering experience in construction environment.
  • At least 3 years of experience leading project estimates over $10 million.
  • Ability to estimate all types of projects/contracts, plus ability to coordinate and supervise a team. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.

*well versed in Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP)
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Detroit, MI
Job Type
$90,000 - $120,000