Estimator – Civil Construction

South Jersey, NJ

We are representing am estimator role with a family-owned civil contractor, who is best-in-class and specializes in civil and site work construction, utilities, renewables, marine construction and 24/7 emergency services. They’ve been in business for more than 60 years – they have a fabulous relationship with local and municipal and developer clients.




  • Analyze drawings and specifications as well as understand contractual terms and conditions to compile accurate cost data for construction estimates
  • Attend pre-bid meetings, interact with customers, and visit jobsites to obtain data for specialized scopes of work
  • Perform takeoffs, detail, and compile organized estimates in an accurate but timely matter for unit priced, lump sum, and negotiated project opportunities
  • Work with vendors and subcontractors to secure quotations, analyze, and coordinate to ensure contract compliance and best fit/value
  • Breakdown estimate and develop detailed budgets for acquired projects
  • Ability to compare budgets vs. actual costs, analyze data and utilize for future estimates
  • Responsible for managing and directing the project team by providing the communication, coordination, and follow-up necessary to meet the project goals and objectives
  • Tracks schedule and budget progress with project milestones and takes all action necessary to keep project on track
  • Identifies and secures necessary approvals for all changes in project scope, budget, and/or schedule




  • Bachelor’s in Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent experience in a construction-related position will be considered
  • 5+ years of heavy civil/utilities construction experience
  • Experience with piling/bulkhead/marine construction a plus, but not required
  • Familiar with HCSS, MS Project and/or related estimating software
  • Experience supervising multiple employees
  • Safety oriented, 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA certificates are preferred
  • Strong work ethic – Willing to do what it takes to get the job done





Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 4/26/2021
Salary $120,000 - $150,000

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