• Posted on: May 06, 2024
  • Location: Sylmar, CA
  • Job ID: 552ad1f1
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Construction
  • Posted on: May 06, 2024
  • Location: Sylmar, CA
  • Job ID: 552ad1f1
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Construction

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Company is seeking a Senior Estimator – Civil Construction to join our office in Sylmar, CA


About Company:


Company is a leading civil, building, and specialty Construction Company that believes integrity, teamwork, and a collaborative approach are fundamental to our business success.

We transform industries and communities through stunning and complex infrastructure projects — to ensure public safety, maintain a quality of life and support a healthy economy. For more than a century, Company’s family of construction companies has supported the development and maintenance of many diverse projects across our great nation. From coast to coast, notable projects include The Purple Line (D Line) Extensions in Los Angeles, SR 99 Viaduct replacement tunnel in Seattle, East Side Access projects and the Hudson Yards Platform in New York, Central Subway Third Street Light Rail in San Francisco, and multiple airport expansions and bridge projects. At Company you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of large, high-profile, projects that impact your community.


Extraordinary Projects need Exceptional Talent




Company is looking for a Senior Estimator specializing in all types of general civil infrastructure work on large bid-build and design-build projects (Underground Utilities, Earthwork & Grading, Maintenance of Traffic, Support of Excavation, Street Improvements.) This position would receive direction from and work closely with the Vice President of Estimating.


  • Must be able to read, analyze, interpret and obtain a thorough understanding of contract proposals, drawings and specifications.
  • Must be able to both self-perform and/or direct others in quantity take-off for both unit price and lump sum project bidding schedules.  Must be able to summarize in an Excel spreadsheet format.
  • Must be able to analyze various scopes of work and produce comprehensive unit price estimates by creating production crews and including specific equipment and materials in a project cost software program.  HCSS is the current project cost estimating program utilized by Company.
  • Must possess good communication skills to effectively solicit and work with individual project owner’s representatives, material suppliers and subcontractors in pre-bid estimate preparations and post-bid negotiations.
  • Must be capable of effectively working within a cohesive Heavy/Civil estimating staff to facilitate comprehensive cost proposals and conclude efforts during joint venture team reviews on major projects when applicable.





  •    BS in Construction Management, Architecture or Engineering, with 10+ years of preconstruction/estimating and/or operations experience on commercial construction projects.
  •    Knowledgeable of the following: civil/site construction, foundation and structural systems, miscellaneous metals, casework, doors, specialties, interior finishes, exterior building wall systems, mechanical and electrical systems and the costs of these systems.   
  •    Able to manage multiple projects concurrently.  
  •    Strong computer skills including the ability to use estimating software such as OnScreen Takeoff, spread sheets, bid management, online plan rooms and database applications and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook) Microsoft Office, Bluebeam, AutoCAD 3D, and HCSS Heavy Bid.
  •    Possess good organizational skills and strong verbal and written communication skills.
  •    Resourceful and diligent in seeking solutions to problems and adapting to new situations.


Expected salary range for this position is $180,000 – $230,000 depending on experience. 


Company builds extraordinary projects, and we need exceptional talent. Join us and together we will build the projects that improve our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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