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Senior Estimator

Location: Englewood
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

IHC SCOTT is a nationally known, full-service heavy-civil contractor, specializing in building highways, airfields, streets and local roads, parking lots, industrial pavements, and water resource projects. In business for 70 years, IHC SCOTT's primary market areas include the Rocky Mountain, Midwest, and Southwest regions of the United States. A leader in concrete paving innovation and quality, IHC SCOTT currently ranks in the Top 400 ENR Contractors and employs 750 employees annually.

Job Description
IHC SCOTT is currently seeking a Senior Estimator for our Corporate Headquarter in Centennial, Colorado. This position will be responsible for preparing complete and accurate estimates in support of our operations throughout the United States.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Research and track new bidding opportunities within the company's primary and secondary markets
  • Review project plans and specifications to determine nature and scope of projects
  • Engage in strategic alliance with operations to develop win strategy and leadership of the bid team
  • Lead the estimate procedure from strategy review through bid closing as the Project Bid Sponsor

    • Perform timely and accurate project take-offs
    • Perform thorough pre-bid site investigations
    • Utilize Bid2Win estimating software to build the project estimate
    • Utilize Primavera P6 to prepare bid schedules to be used to determine resource demands and project risks
    • Assemble the lowest accurate cost through assignment of crews, productions, schedules, materials and subcontracting opportunities by utilizing past experience and cost history as a guide

      • Coordinate all bid communications with owner, designer, subcontractors, and material suppliers
      • Assemble a complete and accurate bid package for review
      • Ensure that all subcontracted scopes of work have been solicited and will be quoted complete
      • Lead project bid review, and ensure agreed upon changes are accurately reflected in final estimate
      • Perform subcontract and material supplier quote review and ensure accurate entry

        • Complete bid closing and assignment of bid unit prices
        • Identify, solicit and obtain appropriate level of DBE partners throughout the bid process, ensure that project goals have been met
        • Manage final bid package throughout final delivery and/or bid submission
        • Perform all duties while maintaining IHC's company values and ethics

          Job Requirements:

          • Minimum 8 years experience in Heavy Civil, Highway Construction
          • Concrete Paving experience is preferred and highly recommended
          • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and software such as B2W and/or Primera P6
          • Will be the Lead Person in charge of the estimate, strong attention to detail
          • Good communication skills on the phone, written and presentation is a must
          • Intimate knowledge of construction productivities is a must
          • Airfield, DOD, and Design Build experience is preferred


            • A comprehensive benefits package is provided to meet the needs of our employees at an affordable cost
            • Medical, Dental, and Vision
            • Generous Profit Sharing
            • 401K with generous match
            • PTO Earnings


Keywords: CARDINAL SERVICES LTD., Denver , Senior Estimator, Professions , Englewood, Colorado

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