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Senior Estimator (Heavy Civil)

Company: Atkinson Construction
Location: North Miami Beach
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

Having the best talent is one of the keys to our success. Hiring the best ensures we will continue to be one of the nation's leading heavy civil contractors. Ideal candidates possess drive, determination, and an innovative spirit. They share the values that have helped us grow as a company. And they do not just get the job done, they do it well and do it safely.

Senior Estimator (Heavy Civil)

Atkinson is seeking an experienced Senior Estimator / Preconstruction Manager to support our Southern California operations. The Estimating/Preconstruction Department is responsible for preparing budgets and bids for all Atkinson projects, and for continuous preconstruction on awarded projects that are in the development phase. The responsibilities of the Estimating/Preconstruction Department include compiling qualified bidders lists; issuing invitations to bidders; soliciting bids; preparing estimates for all Atkinson work, quantifying and pricing labor and materials; receiving bids; and reviewing bids to prepare total project costs. This key member of our team will passionately help promote the development of creative, innovative solutions to construction challenges and enjoy the acquisition of winning profitable work.


  • Maintain high standards of professionalism and ethical behavior when representing the Company.

  • Analyze drawings, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for projects under various delivery methods.

  • Lead or Perform portions of estimates for multi-discipline projects including understanding scope and performing accurate quantity surveys.

  • Supervise and train other estimators in your primary area of expertise.

  • Solicit Subcontractor and/or Vendor quotes and evaluate them for scope and qualifications.

  • Lead meetings with Subcontractors to develop complete scopes and discuss strategy.

  • Perform risk and contract management responsibilities as required on bids.

  • Assist in developing a strategy to achieve minority participation requirements.

  • Review total estimate to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to formal quotation.

  • Monitor comparison of estimated costs to actual costs.

  • Research and promote continuous improvement in developing more efficient estimating methods.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 7+ years of engineering, estimating, construction management, general management, or field engineering experience in the heavy civil field is required.

  • Undergraduate degree in engineering, construction management or related degree.

  • CalTrans experience highly preferred

  • HCSS Estimating software experience

  • Proficient at Earthwork Estimating

  • Demonstrate the ability to either lead or be a part of a team for multiple projects and pursuits at any given time.

  • Software: Takeoff, Heavy Bid, Bluebeam, AGTek.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task.

  • Must be detail oriented, technically sound and have good communication skills.

  • Must be familiar with both conceptual, detailed, and self-perform estimating.



Equal Opportunity Employer:

Atkinson Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Clark Construction promotes a drug-free workplace.

For more information on Equal Opportunity, you may visit this link.

Keywords: Atkinson Construction, Miami , Senior Estimator (Heavy Civil), Other , North Miami Beach, Florida

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