Senior Estimator (SC)

Location: Greenville, SC
Date Posted: 08-03-2017
Sr. Estimator
Greenville, South Carolina

Job Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Lead discipline specific estimators to develop competitive direct cost estimates, including mentoring and aiding junior estimators
  • Lead one or more Technical Work Groups, specific to various disciplines, in order to develop innovative and cost-efficient solutions to project design
  • Participate in constructability reviews and development of comparative ROM estimates for alternative engineering solutions
  • Participate in discipline specific quantity take-offs and reconciliations with partners
  • Assist in the development of Bid Items, project resource pricing, and Joint Venture estimate instructions
  • Coordinate with JV Partner estimating staff to ensure estimates are developed in a comparable fashion
  • Perform quantity surveying on assigned disciplines – specific to self-performed scope of work
  • Develop crew-based cost estimate utilizing job cost history and past project experience
  • Aid in develop most cost-effective construction means & methods, traffic control, and project schedule
  • Participate in estimate reviews with management and partners
  • Assist in estimate close-out
 Experience Requirements:
  • 10+ years estimating experience with a major heavy civil, highway, or bridge contractor
  • Overall general knowledge of mass earthwork, rock excavation, paving (concrete and/or asphalt), bridges, walls, drainage, tunnels, transit, and tunnels
  • Civil Engineering Degree (or equivalent) preferred
  • Prior Design/Build involvement
  • Knowledge of highway and bridge design concepts, experience interfacing with designers in the value-engineering process
  • HCSS HeavyBid (or similar)
  • Knowledgeable in use of take-off systems such as AgTEK and Terramodel
  • Knowledgeable of Critical Path Method scheduling procedures

Please send resumes in a Word file to for immediate consideration.
Sylvia M. Aguirre
Client Services Manager
JBA International, LLC
Direct Telephone:   626-204-6917
Mobile:                   626-487-2388
Fax:           626-795-9401
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