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2 months ago

Our client stands at the forefront of the civil construction industry, providing specialized professional services in earthwork, drainage, and utilities for renewable energy developers and EPC firms in the Southwest. Committed to building a sustainable future, they take pride in its collaborative and inclusive work environment, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.


Job Overview


  • Position: Civil Estimator
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: February 2024


Key Responsibilities


Project Estimation

As a Civil Estimator, you will:

  • Develop precise cost estimates for civil construction projects related to renewable energy developments.
  • Analyze project specifications, drawings, and documents to prepare comprehensive and competitive bids.
  • Collaborate with project managers and engineers to gather essential information for accurate estimations.


Cost Analysis

Your role will involve:

  • Conducting in-depth cost analysis, considering material, labor, equipment, and overhead costs.
  • Evaluating potential risks and uncertainties associated with projects and incorporating contingencies into estimates.
  • Staying informed about market trends, pricing, and industry benchmarks to ensure competitive and accurate estimates.


Bid Preparation

You will be responsible for:

  • Preparing and submitting well-organized and professional bid packages according to project requirements and deadlines.
  • Collaborating with the business development team to review bid strategies and ensure alignment with company goals.


Vendor and Subcontractor Relations

Your duties will include:

  • Sourcing and negotiating with vendors and subcontractors to obtain competitive pricing and favorable terms.
  • Maintaining strong relationships with key suppliers and subcontractors to enhance the company's competitiveness.


Proposal Development

Working closely with proposal teams, you will:

  • Develop compelling proposals highlighting our strengths and capabilities.
  • Ensure that proposals align with project specifications and requirements.




To thrive in this role, you should have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Civil Estimator in the construction industry, focusing on renewable energy projects.
  • Strong understanding of civil construction processes, including earthwork, drainage, and utilities.
  • Proficiency in estimating software, including HeavyBid, and the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy.



In return for your expertise and dedication, we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment