Grunley Construction Company, Inc.
Job Title:Site-work and Concrete Estimator
Requisition Number:2018-014

Type of Position:Full Time
Education Required:Bachelors
Security Clearance Required:No
Posting Start Date:7/3/2018

Site-work and Concrete Estimator

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Description/Job Summary

The Site-work and Concrete Estimator will work closely with the Chief Estimator and the Estimating department on competitive design-build bids. The Estimator should have experience related to Divisions 2, 3, & 31-33 including earthwork, site utilities, demolition/abatement, and concrete. Relevant experience should include writing scopes, performing takeoff, and managing scope/communication with subcontractors.


  • Review project documents and develop subcontractor scopes of work for multiple projects at a time.
  • Coordinate with subcontractors to review scope, answer questions, problem solve, negotiate, and ensure proper coverage for each project.
  • Performing quantity take-offs, summarize quantities in estimate file, and draft pricing for self-performed work.
  • Attend project site visits and pre-proposal meetings.
  • Analytically review project documents to develop well-written RFIs and identify potential scope gaps and design omissions.
  • Attend industry networking events, subcontractor networking events, and individual subcontractor office visits / lunch meetings to develop and maintain relationships.
  • Coordinate with the estimating team to ensure each project is properly scoped and coordinated among all trades.
  • Assist operations and purchasing departments with change orders and proposal development.
  • Prepare for bid days by attending review meetings, preparing y-sheets, reviewing proposals and coordinating with subcontractors. Review scopes with all subcontractors prior to bid day.

Required Skills

  • Must have extensive knowledge of the construction industry
  • Must possess strong communication skills
  • Must have strong organizational and math skills
  • Must have strong capabilities in reading and understanding construction documents
  • Must understand the processes and sequencing of construction and be able to provide constructability input into the estimating and bidding process

Required Experience

A minimum of five (5) years of estimating experience for a general contractor. Experience should include concrete estimating. 

Preferred Experience

  • Experience using construction software such as Procore, Newforma, and Blue Beam.
  • Experience in the Metro Washington DC area is preferred.

Required Education

A bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture or construction management 
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Grunley is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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