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Bridge Estimator (303 views)

Broomfield, CO
November 28, 2016

Southland Holdings is currently accepting resumes for a highly motivated professional to join our team as a Bridge Estimator in Broomfield, CO.


Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to a particular bid/project as assigned

Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate

Perform Risk and Contract Management responsibilities as required

Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man-hour figures

Prepare discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work

Consult with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues May review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials

Work with Company employees, owners and subcontractors to get commitment/consensus regarding proposed bids

Obtain knowledge of project and appropriate regulations required to construct the project to meet affirmative action requirements and DBE requirements

Review list of work to be performed by subcontractors

Review final estimate and apply strategic cost factors if necessary Partner with other estimators to turn project over to production teamAdvise on major changes in scope of work. Monitor actual cost to estimated cost

Upon project completion, conduct debriefing with estimating, engineering and production teams to discuss positive and negative aspects of the project

Search and analyze options for most effective means and methods of constructionUnderstand best value approach to winning new work

Prepare bids, select vendors and/or subcontractors and determine cost effectiveness of projects to be bidSet productive, consistent, and acceptable work example Perform additional assignments per management’s direction


Bachelor’s Degree in a related field from an accredited institution and 5 years Bridge/Marine/Heavy Civil estimating experience.


5+ years Bridge/Marine/Heavy Civil estimating experience (Depending on position applying for). Experience with HCSS Heavy Bid Estimating a plus


Competitive salary; generous benefits; Relo, post offer drug screen required.

Southland Holdings is an EEO employer. M/F/D/V

Salary Type: Per Year

Salary Range: Negotiable