Estimator (Virginia)

Posted 4 weeks ago

Construction Estimator

The Construction Estimator will utilize his/her expertise to help secure work with current and new clients. S/He will deliver contract proposal estimates, post-award purchase orders and subcontracts on a wide variety of underground utility construction projects, which include underground electrical, telecommunications, and sewer/water.


  • Prepare and assemble bid proposals, including completing detailed estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work and soliciting pricing from qualified vendors and subcontractors.
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings
  • Attend pre-bid meetings to determine the scope of work.
  • Research, negotiate and prepare purchase orders and subcontracts for awarded projects.
  • Participate in pre-job meetings with project management personnel.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.


  • 3+ years of relevant construction estimating experience in various telecom, electric, pipeline, and water and sewer markets.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in construction management, engineering, or a related field
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to develop and maintain good working relationships with subcontractors, vendors, suppliers and other business partners.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy of information
  • The drive to deliver high-quality work under very strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • General working proficiency of estimating and takeoff software.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments and priorities in a fast-paced environment to meet deadlines with efficiency and accuracy.

This position is full-time with benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Ins., 401K offered). Candidates must be able to complete and pass a background check including a drug screen, DOT physical.

Resumes must be received for consideration. Please include contact information, references, and preferred start date.

DUC is an equal opportunity employer. EOEAA/M/F/Vets/Disabilities. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Wage range based on experience.

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