Senior Estimator - Industrial - Full-time - Connec

at Cianbro in Pittsfield, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Senior Estimator will be tasked with leading large complex multi-discipline mechanical/industrial/power generation/EPC estimates and proposals. The Senior Estimator will understand the entire project, allocate estimating resources as needed, and work with all Cianbro resources to compile complete estimates and proposals from inception to contract execution.



Review client-provided information, attend meetings and site visits for the project.

Determine suitability for Cianbro, major project risks, and level of pricing which can be obtained.

Identify scope and schedule of the entire project and develop the scope descriptions for estimate team members

Integrate with operations to exchange construction methods and plans, project ideas and attributes, and understanding.

Develop creative relationships with material vendors and subcontractors.

Develop overall and individual innovative means and methods for completing projects to increase competitiveness and margins.

Coordinate with business development, finance, contracts, and temporary design groups as needed for estimate and proposal

Review estimate teams' work during compilation to ensure their understanding and direction.

Ensure final estimates are complete, well organized, and ready for review by management

Lead schedule development and share with estimate team and operations to ensure projects meet owner requirements and Cianbro resources are used efficiently.

Lead proposal development and written responses

Maintain and catalog bid documents and organize estimate information.

On successful bids, in conjunction with operations provide a thorough transition to the project team.


The successful candidate will have a technical college degree and five or more years working at equivalent project management or estimating management level.

Wholistic project view

Written and oral communication skills

Strong computer skills, MS Office, P6 scheduling and estimating software (HCSS)

Proven conceptual estimating skills when detailed design information is not yet available.


Cianbro is an employee-owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate based on marital status, race, color, creed, gender, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, veteran status, union affiliation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.


Cianbro is an employee owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer of women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected categories.

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Job Posting: 643946

Posted On: Nov 23, 2021

Updated On: Nov 23, 2021