• Senior Estimator - Construction

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  • Overview

    The Senior Estimator will coordinate full estimating services effort, for all CSI divisions on large, complex work within Lump Sum, Design Build and Construction Management contractual formats from receipt of bid documents through Bid Day.  We require an exceptional working relationships with project stake holders, attention to detail, desire to learn and improve, and a competitive spirit.  This is a great opporunity to be part of a growing business and a great team einvironment. 


    We want you to join our team.

    Through industry-leading innovation our company has forged a legacy of quality and safety since our founding in 1916.

    “We build living monuments that transcend our time on earth” – John Rakolta Jr. CEO of Walbridge.

    We have held a Florida office for almost 30 years, currently with offices located in Tampa and Orlando, Florida.

    What we offer:

    • Career planning, development & growth
    • Outstanding training programs

    Why Walbridge:

    • Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to have an impact
    • Strong values which are the foundation of our growth for 100 years
    • International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity practices


    • Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
    • Ability to develop and understand scope requirements and to issue subcontracts for heavy industrial “supporting” trades such as boilermaker, steel, concrete, piping and electrical work.
    • Effectively delegate, manage tasks and oversee estimates.
    • Identify competitive edge strategies and follow through to project award.
    • Develop a project schedule from bid document information.
    • Prepares cost estimates and bid documents for construction projects or services that are used by management in preparation of the bidding process.
    • Ensure accuracy and completeness of estimate and proposals.
    • Provide complete conceptual (or bid work) and final estimating input on complex projects.
    • Price general conditions and manpower projections.
    • Write proper scopes of work during bidding phase and upon award, engage in Subcontractor Proposal Review meetings, with ultimate responsibility of final evaluation and negotiation of Subcontracts.
    • Obtain and evaluate comparative quotations for materials and sub-contractor services.
    • Demonstrate a knowledge of contract structure, business law, insurance and bonding issues. 
    • Experience bidding Open, Closed and Merit shop work.
    • Solid communicate skills.
    • Schedule, run and effectively document meetings.
    • Identify, review and communicate contractual requirements (Risk Factors, Schedule, Insurance, Bonding, Penalties, etc.) with supervisors and develop an action plan for the estimate and project construction.


    • Possession of a degree in either: Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or other equivalent program is preferred.
    • It is preferred that candidates possess at least seven (7) years of employed estimating/preconstruction experience with a general contractor.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Proficient computer application skills (Excel, Word, AutoCAD, MPP, Suretrak, etc.)

    EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V

    Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer with a culture that promotes diversity in the workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment. 


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