Heavy Civil / Bridge estimator

Bridge Focused - IDOT, Tollway, Highway, Railroad - Multi-Million Dollar Heavy Civil Construction Projects 


Location: Greater Chicago, IL

Compensation: $90K - $110K+

About this opportunity:

  • Leadership - this is a unique senior estimating role allowing you to lead all bridge estimating initiatives and build a strong supporting team

  • Conceptual design collaboration - work directly with clients and pre-construction team to optimize the design process with the end in mind for multi-million dollar bridge projects - collaborating with those will ultimately build the project

  • High Level Thinking - engage with multi-disciplined team to drive creative results that exceed customer expectations and drive cutting edge solutions at the industry level

  • Empowerment and support of a great leadership team. Opportunity to grow not only in job function, but also as a leader under the coaching of great leaders

What we’re looking for:

  • 10+ years of estimating in heavy civil construction

  • 5+ years of estimating for Highway, Tollway bridge specific projects

  • Field Experience - understanding of how bridges are constructed and supported in the field, including field labor productivity and material costs.

  • Extensive experience working with government infrastructure contracts

  • Communication - effectively communicate with all members of the preconstruction team including clients - this is vital to the design-build collaboration

  • A student of the game - beyond technical knowledge - someone who is a professional about their craft and passionate about best practices and excellence in the delivered product

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent work experience with emphasis on field construction methods, contracts and costs.


Opportunity begins with dialogue.  If this sounds like a role you would like to discuss, please send me your qualifications or contact me, Emily Westermeier, at (855) 267-7446 x 202.  All inquiries will be treated confidentially and your resume will never go anywhere without your authorization and awareness.