Construction Estimator (KS)

Brookfield, United States

The Construction Estimator will be responsible for projects with significant construction risks; ensuring that the company reads the plans correctly, has the proper calculations, adheres to design specifications, and creates solutions to maximize financial strength and minimize cost overruns. The Estimator will work on a variety of projects from municipalities to private clients.

  • Must have 3-5 years’ experience in concrete and civil construction to apply.
  • Must be familiar with APWA, KCMO/MODOT/KOT standard specs
  • Must have commercial concrete construction experience 


  • Prepare Project estimates; Accurately set up each job in the bidding software
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and specifications and agenda’s
  • Prepare Takeoff quantities in Plan swift and Microsoft excel templates
  • Provide an overrun/underrun comparison for self-performed items of work
  • Compile Sub and Supplier quotes; Utilize the quote subsystem in estimating software for comparisons
  • Price project on bid date and submit bid closing summary to PA
  • Recommend final margin
  • Establishing and setting priorities according to your workload
  • Estimate up to $5mil/project and can handle multiple projects averaging $750K
  • Producing 3-4 complete estimates per week, with multiple in the pipeline
  • Providing timely and accurate material take offs
  • Become intimately familiar with plans & specifications for the Project
  • Develop a complete understanding of our bid, bid assumptions, budget, SCA’s & P.O.’s
  • Develop a good “big picture” understanding of the Project


  • Strong math skills
  • Self-starter & ability to make decisions independently
  • Ability to multi-task without impacting attention to detail or quality of the final product
  • Proven record of successful projects
  • Extensive experience in Estimating software, Microsoft Outlook, Word, & Excel skills
  • Excellent time management abilities
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to make decisions in the best interest of the company.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Customer Relationship
Personal Evolution
Administrative Work
Technical Expertise