Structures Estimator

  • Centennial, CO
  • $120,000 - $175,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Bryna Rabin
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A bit about us:

We are a full-service contracting company with over 31 years of leadership in heavy civil and industrial construction. About 80% of our construction services are for government entities, with the majority awarded via a competitive bid process including traditional, design-build, and CM/GC.

We are looking for Estimators to join our team!

Why join us?

We Value Our Employees
401(k) matching
Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Job Details

We are seeking a Structures Estimator with a background in heavy civil construction. The Structures Estimator will be based in our Denver, Colorado office and manage all aspects of developing cost estimates for large heavy civil projects involving structures and may also be responsible for developing cost estimates for projects involving earthwork and underground utilities.


Create detailed cost estimates arranged to follow the pricing format required by the structures project
Research pricing for estimates based on historical and regional costs
Provide high-level scoping of the project to create the estimate summary and outsourcing control worksheets
Lead outreach to subcontractor and supply community directly
Visit project work sites, participate in pre-proposal meetings, clarify scope of work, and prepare RFI's
Prepare written statement of qualifications and/or proposals that respond directly to project owners’ requests for qualifications and requests for proposals
Evaluate projects for constructability and value-engineer cost savings
Work closely with our team and other stakeholders to develop strategy, competitive differentiation, and an overall understanding of the project
Understand and seek out specialty subcontractors and suppliers that fulfill the unique requirements of a project
Develop and/or manage the development of a preliminary bid schedule
Develop self-performed estimates for the trades that we choose to self-perform
Work closely with subcontractors, suppliers, and other stakeholders through the bid process to understand and capture the complete scope of each trade in the scope summary sheets and the estimate at large
Accurately utilize project plans and specifications to identify scopes of work, assign crews, schedules, materials, and subcontracting opportunities
Manage bid receipt of subcontractor and supplier pricing to develop our final selling price and offer
Understand and manage our risk as part of the proposal preparation process
Work with team to close the estimate in HCSS
Work on a preliminary project schedule based on the information provided in the Plans and Specifications utilizing Primavera Contractor software
Proposal development and technical writing

Job Requirements:

4-year BS degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management, P.E. preferred
10+ years of experience in heavy civil structures estimating required
Estimating experience with bridges, CIP concrete structures, retaining walls, and other structures required
Experience in all aspects of heavy civil work scopes preferred
Experience with DOTs preferred
HCSS (Heavybid Software), Agtek, and Primavera P6 strongly preferred
Alternate delivery experience preferred including technical writing skills
Strong prioritization and organizational skills
Sense of urgency and the ability to multi-task
Highly productive and willing to manage a busy work schedule independently
Superior verbal and written (including technical) communication skills
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Centennial, CO
Job Type
$120,000 - $175,000