at Allan Myers in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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Construction Estimator
Coordinates and performs major estimating function for one or more disciplines (e.g., earthwork, utilities, drainage, asphalt paving, structural concrete, mechanical piping, building trades, site concrete, etc.).

Reviews and incorporates historical data from purchase orders, bid tabulations, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports and the job costs system into unit cost, man-hour and crew production figures.

Reviews proposal specifications and drawings, prepares lists of bid items and quantities. Attends pre-bid meetings and meets with owner to determine scope of work.

Recommends vendors and subcontractors for the project; discusses and obtains appropriate quotations in coordination with the Purchasing Department.

Interfaces with owner, architect/engineer and subcontractors to provide engineering and cost data regarding project feasibility.

Performs or coordinates quantity takeoff, assembles direct cost estimate and analyzes alternate construction methods to determine cost effectiveness.

Assists in the research of and cost estimates for alternate construction methods.

Reviews design options and recommends best solution based on cost, value engineering or availability of materials.

Assists in tracking awarded contracts as assigned through review of cost reports and discussions with Project Teams.

Supports Project Team by estimating extra work items and change orders.

Performs other duties as assigned including policing jobsites to maintain a clean, orderly, and safe workplace.




B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, related major, or equivalent. Continuing education in construction is highly desirable

Minimum of 2 years of construction experience in estimating, operations and/or engineering required

OSHA 10 hour required

Requires occasional day travel to deliver bids, attend pre-bid meetings, visit job sites and/or to attend conferences or training classes.

Starting at $84,000/year.




Our Company Does Work That Matters
Allan Myers is the largest heavy civil construction and materials production contractor in the mid-Atlantic. We build infrastructure: the highways and bridges that connect cities and towns, the public water and wastewater systems that provide clean water to your home and keep our streams clean. We take pride in meeting the highest quality standards because it ensures our work will have a long-lasting positive impact on the community.
Our Family is Strong and Growing
We employ more than 2,100 men and women. Our reputation for "Better, Faster, Safe" performance continues to bring us tremendous success. To keep up with rising demand for our products and services, we need to hire many more hard-working, ambitious people to fill hourly and salaried positions. Join our elite team, learn and grow with us, and we will provide a pathway to the American Dream for you and your family.
Your Future is a Career Not a Job
As a family-owned company, we attract the best workers in the industry because we treat every person as a family member. That means we practice care and concern for one another's safety and well-being. We pay well and provide generous benefits. We offer extensive training and promote from within. If you have the drive, we will help you build a career in the thriving construction industry and reach your full potential.
Allan Myers is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Allan Myers is an equal opportunity employer, commteed to a diverse workforce (Minority/Female/Protected Verterans/ Disabled)        

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Job Posting: 990591

Posted On: Jun 20, 2022

Updated On: Jul 20, 2022