Chief Estimator for Heavy Civil Construction

New York, NY 10019

Posted: 07/10/2019 Industry: Construction - Civil Job Number: 2452 Pay Rate: Salary range $200,000 to $300,000 DOE

Job #2452
Chief Estimator for Heavy Civil  

Location: NYC

Our client, a Heavy Civil Construction client, is looking for a Chief Estimator for the NYC area.

The Chief Estimator will oversee a team of 12 estimators and work with the pre-construction / business development staff in the review of project plans, and requirements and specifications for large heavy civil projects.


  • Have demonstrated leadership abilities to coordinate a team of estimators to develop a large multidisciplinary estimate
  • Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing
  • Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks
  • Understand project logistics and project schedule
  • Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, Schematic, DD, CD, etc.)
  • Perform certain post-bid buyouts
  • Perform pre-construction duties and meetings with Clients, Owners, and Engineers
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering or Architecture
  • A minimum of 6-9 years’ experience as a Sr. Project Manager, Estimator or equivalent
  • A minimum of 13 years construction experience
  • Experience working on large multi-million dollar projects exceeding 90 million dollars.
  • Advanced computer skills with estimating software (Timberline)
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation, Carlson, InRoads or Geopak desirable
  • Extensive knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles
  • Familiarity of all aspects of horizontal and infrastructure projects
  • Prioritize work load and consistently meet deadlines

Position is Full-time.

Salary range $200,000 to $300,000 DOE with a very nice benefit package.

If interested and for more information please call Don Triolo at 239-217-6330. You can also send your resume to

Don Triolo
Exec. Recruiter, Heavy Hwy./Civil, Com. Construction

Don has experience in searching, vetting and representing top professionals in both heavy highway/civil and commercial construction in the following areas:

  • Asphalt Paving and Milling
  • Concrete Paving
  • Director of Construction
  • Earthwork, Drilling, Tunneling, Boring
  • Estimators
  • Foremen
  • Heavy Civil Contracting
  • Heavy Highway/Roads and Bridges Construction
  • Mass Excavation and Grading
  • Operations Managers
  • Pile Driving
  • Pipeline Contractors
  • Project Managers
  • Purchasing
  • Quality Control
  • Superintendents
  • Surveyors
  • Utility and Site Contractors
  • And many more… 

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