Estimator - Heavy Civil/Marine - Full-time - Conne

at Cianbro in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Cianbro is looking for a highly experienced heavy civil estimator to join the team. This position requires the preparation of contract proposal estimates for a variety of complex projects. The position will also involve the review of proposals, specifications, and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents to estimate, in addition to determining the suitability of the project for Cianbro and the availability of resources to bid the project and continually monitors the work through completion.


This role offers the flexibility of working at one of our offices located in Maine, Connecticut, Maryland, Illinois, and Texas.


Job Responsibilities

Identify the scope of work and perform quantity takeoff from RFQ information for heavy civil projects

Review available plans and specifications to make sure the estimated effort is in compliance

Perform conceptual estimates at times when detailed design information is not yet available

Solicit pricing from material vendors and subcontractors

Coordinate with other team members to develop overall estimates on larger projects

Ensure compliance with company standards risks and client requirements

Work with the in-house design team to ensure estimated construction methods and schemes to perform the work are safe, workable, and efficient

Ensure estimates are complete, well organized, and ready for review by the estimating project team

Develop project schedules to ensure projects can be completed to meet owner requirements and that company resources are used efficiently

Ensure estimates address all potential safety risks and concerns

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

Prepare proposals when necessary, and include information to document the basis of the proposal

Maintain base bid documents and organize estimate information

Coordinate with the Cianbro operations team on successful bids to provide a thorough transition to the project team

Qualifications/ Requirements

The successful candidate will have a four-year engineering degree or equivalent combination of technical training and/or experience

7-10 years of estimating heavy civil bridge experience required or equivalent field experience

Bridge, heavy civil, concrete, steel, pile driving, coffer dam experience required

The ability to estimate other areas (structural, civil, etc.) on smaller projects is a plus

Requires strong computer skills, familiarity with scheduling and estimating software (HCSS) and MS Office

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, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


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: 652510

Posted On: Dec 10, 2021

Updated On: Mar 10, 2022