• Posted on: Apr 18, 2024
  • Location: Sylmar, CA
  • Job ID: 83cf74a2
  • Type: Full Time
  • Posted on: Apr 18, 2024
  • Location: Sylmar, CA
  • Job ID: 83cf74a2
  • Type: Full Time

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Company, is seeking a Chief Estimator to join our office in Sylmar, CA office

About Company

Excellence in Underground and Heavy Civil Construction

At Company, we specialize in heavy civil construction, tunneling and underground mine development. We are known for our expertise in the engineering and construction of deep shafts and tunnels of all sizes and complexity. Our goal is to be the industry’s best source, and best value, for complete turn-key construction, engineering and design-build services and related products.

Across North America, notable projects include The Purple Line Extensions section 3 in Los Angeles, Water Tunnel number 3 in New York City, Eagle Mountain Gas Pipeline and Kemano T2 tunneling projects in British Columbia, Canada, the Inter-Quarry Tunnel in Leesburg, VA and the Century Mine in Volga, WV.

Extraordinary Projects need Exceptional Talent


As a Chief Estimator at Company, reporting to the CEO, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead, review and sign off on all estimating activities for tunneling projects
  • Lead the thorough review of the contract plans, specifications, and other documents for the bid
  • Supervise estimating personnel assigned to tunneling bids
  • Identify major and unusual items in RFQs & RFPs
  • Solicit quotations from major subcontractors and suppliers
  • Prepare HCSS comparison sheets
  • Identify D/M/WBE requirements and prepare plans to meet the requirements
  • Develop clear write-ups and documentation required for SOQ / RFP type proposals
  • Prepare documents for bid and proposal submission
  • For Joint Venture bids, set up JV manual
  • Set up Bid in HCSS
  • Price-up bid items and review with project team
  • Timeline equipment procurement and logistics
  • Provide assignments and monitor take-off estimators
  • Maintain dialogue with owner’s representatives, owners, and JV partners throughout bid process


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or similar field of study from an accredited institution and 10 or more years of relevant estimating, project management and / or construction experience. Or 14 or more years of relevant experience if the degree requirement is not met.
  • 10 or more years of tunneling and or heavy civil project experience
  • 5 or more years of experience estimating on tunneling projects
  • 5 or more years of experience leading/ supervising estimating teams
  • Experience with HCSS, Primavera P6 and Procore or similar software
  • Willingness to travel up to 15-20%

Expected Salary range for this position is $250,000-$300,000 depending upon experience

Company builds extraordinary projects, and we need exceptional talent. Join us and together we will build the future.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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