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Civil Estimator

Civil Estimator


Bay Ltd.

Full Time

Job Summary:

The Estimator is responsible for the development of bids based on drawings, customer specifications, and cost estimation requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop accurate estimates and schedules utilizing available tools, industry standards and estimating best practices
  • Estimate equipment, labor, material, and subcontractors required for the job and coordinate input from other departments to develop cost estimates based on customer requirements
  • Revise estimates when scope of project changes or contract revisions exist prepare request for quotations for purchasing components, and cost analysis
  • Attend bid meetings and site visits to derive a work scope, deliverables, etc. as required
  • Read and interpret blueprints and technical documents
  • Perform project control management as it relates to cost functions and formats
  • Responsible for the administration of inquiry documents, scope of work, and schedule related to job
  • Participate in the proposal approval process, development of bid, and estimating productions factors of cost basis
  • Have General Understanding of:
  • Materials required for specific jobs, and readily available in the U.S.
  • Subsidiary work related to sitework development (subgrade prep, finish, soil stabilization, dewatering, conversions Tons/CY, waste calculations, haul distances, cycle times, etc.)
  • Estimate types (Lump Sum, T&M, Fixed Fee, Budgetary, Unit Rates, Unit Price)
  • Maintain thorough records of all project documentation
  • Ensure compliance of all safety procedures and policies while promoting the Company’s safety culture.
  • Performs other duties as requested, directed, or assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or construction science related field is preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in estimating position or equivalent hand-on field experience
  • Experience in heavy construction industry, highway, road, and bridge construction including Department of Transportation (DOT) work.

Skills/Key Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of applicable construction codes, policies, standards, and best practices.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with customers and employees at all levels.
  • Strong communicator with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret contract documents such as scopes of work, and project schedule.
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgement when handling day to day information.
  • Must be proactive and self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time-management skills to plan, organize, and prioritize tasks and responsibilities to meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Ability to work cooperatively across all levels delivering on commitments – results oriented.
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills required to understand and interpret data and make recommendations to project management team
  • Ability to complete work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet department targets and deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams), Power BI and SharePoint
  • Ability to quickly learn the organizations systems.
  • Must be able to work non-routine hours, when necessary.
  • Must have a valid, unexpired driver’s license.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required for out-of-town travel assignments.

Physical Requirements:

  • Will work in an office and job site setting (indoors/outdoors).
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another.
  • Ability to operate a computer and other office productivity.
  • Constantly perform repeating motions that may include feet, leg, wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Frequently communicate with other members of the team. Must be able to exchange accurate information in a clear manner.
  • Work that includes moving and/or lifting objects up to 25 pounds.

Bay Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer