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Sr. Estimator – Highway Division

Sr. Estimator – Highway Division


Bay Ltd.

Full Time


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



  • Estimate equipment, labor, material and subcontractors required for the job and coordinate input from other departments to develop cost estimates to customer requirements
  • Develop cost estimates, bids and contract revisions that address every part of building a project; prepare request for quotations for purchasing components, and cost analysis
  • Participates in building and overseeing the budget for bid projects
  • Prepare and price change orders for the project
  • Responsible for identifying and quantifying cost factors, such as production time, materials, and labor expenses
  • Read blueprints and technical documents to prepare estimates
  • Develop cost estimates for bids and contract revisions, and prepare request for quotations for purchasing components, and cost analysis
  • Maintains job tracking as it relates to estimating
  • Perform project control management as it is related to cost functions and formats
  • Responsible for the administration of inquiry documents, scope of work, and schedule related to job
  • Lead or Participate in the proposal approval process, development of bid, and estimating productions factors of cost basis
  • Apply industry standards and codes to all job specifications (calculations & drawings)
  • Understand the materials required for specific jobs, and readily available in the U.S.
  • Perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned



  • Minimum of 8-10 yrs. experience in estimating position or equivalent hand-on field experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field is preferred
  • Knowledge in heavy construction industry and knowledge of highway, road, and bridge construction
  • Must have strong math skills and be proficient in use of US customary unit’s ft., in., lbs., psi, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical drawings
  • Proficient knowledge in Construction Industry Standards
  • Must be detail oriented with excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Must have strong computer skills, particularly in MS Office, Excel and Word; knowledge of HCSS estimating software and MS Access is preferred
  • Ability to work in both an office and job site environment
  • Valid Driver’s License, proof of insurance and good driving record is required
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written with customers and employees at all levels



Bay Ltd. is An Equal Opportunity Employer