Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction, Texas Sterling Construction Co., and J. Banicki Construction)

  • Estimator, Heavy Civil

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/23/2019 9:12 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Project Management, Engineering, Estimating, Safety
  • Overview

    Banicki Construction is searching for a Heavy Civil Estiamator to help in preparations of estimates in areas involving

    • Roadway (Dirt, Asphalt, mass excavation, drainage, some utility)
    • Structrural concrete and concrete flatwork
    • Airfield projects
    • DOT projects
    • Commercial projects
    • CMAR estimating
    • JOC estimating

    This position will work closely with Sr Estimator, Project Owners, Vendors, Subcontractors, Project Managers, Accounting and the Chief Estimator. 


    The Estimator essential Duties and Responsibilities are listed below:

    • Review proposal specifications and drawings and attend pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
    • Proficiently prepare estimates by calculating various statistical data such as quantity take-offs, material price lists, labor costs per man-hour and equipment costs and applying to complete scope of work.
    • Review/research historical data (purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc.) and compile summary reports to develop guidelines and precedence for future estimates.
    • Incorporate historical data into unit and man-hour figures.
    • Actively participate in developing bid package estimate documents.
    • Proficiently maintain files of working documents for back-up to estimating figures including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
    • Create, send and manage subcontractor requests for proposal.
    • Review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality or availability of materials.
    • Follow awarded contracts as assigned – may include estimating extra work items, change orders, credits, procuring materials, etc.
    • Performs other duties as directed.


    • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college, technical school or university in Engineering or Construction Management
    • A minimum of 4 years of heavy civil, heavy highway estimating experience
    • A minimum of 4 years of roadway estimating involving dirt and mass excavation, asphalt work, drainage work, and utility work
    • A minimum of 4 years of estimating structural concrete and concrete flatwork for roadways and commercial projects  
    • A minimum of 2 years of Airfield and DOT estimating experience 
    • Good knowledge of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations and calculate mathematical extensions.  Also, good knowledge of geometric formulas and equations are required to calculate area, volume, etc. in performing take-offs.
    • A minimum of 4 years of defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.
    • General understanding of estimating techniques, cost control and material pricing.
    • A minimum of 4 years of Estimating & Scheduling software involing Internet and Project Management software; namely B2W, Viewpoint, AgTek, Tremble Business Center, P6, Excel.


    • Health Benefits
    • Vacation Pay
    • Holiday Pay
    • Annual Bonus
    • 401k retirement plan + 5% company match
    • Growth and advancement


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