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Aerotek Civil Estimator in Somerville, Massachusetts

My client is a well established family owned civil general contractor looking to add an experience Heavy Civil Estimator to

their team! They are busy and expecting more work throughout 2021. This position would require someone with experience estimating heavy civil and infrastructure projects who's looking for exciting projects.

Job Description:

  • Reviews data to determine labor, equipment, material and subcontractor requirements and prepares itemized lists.

  • Read, understand and interpret project plans, specifications and bid documents.

  • Required attendance at pre-bid meetings.

  • Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; preparing bids; selecting vendors or subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness.

  • Consults with clients, engineers, vendors, subcontractors and/or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.

  • Developing a listing of questions on project bid estimates for submission to owner purchasing departments to resolve bid document problems/issues prior to bid.

  • Interfaces with other individuals in the organization to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates.

  • Analyzes completed projects to compare estimated costs to actual costs and determines the reason for any discrepancies and adjust bid estimates accordingly.

  • Provides improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs.

  • Identifies cost trends to assist management in cost reduction and process improvement efforts.

  • Execute material take-offs and determine production rates based on project plans, specifications and bid documents as well as historical costs and productions.

Project Types:

  • Highway

  • Bridges

  • Substations

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.