Civil Estimator 

Job Title: Civil Estimator

Location: Puyallup, WA 

Prospect Construction, Inc began as a General Contractor, specializing in the water and wastewater treatment industries. Prospect Construction’s success in the technical, complicated nature of water and wastewater treatment plant construction has allowed seamless crossover to other fields of construction, including cogeneration, biogas treatment, fish facilities, utilities, bridges and building projects.

Prospect Construction, Inc. is currently seeking an All Star Civil Estimator to join our team based out of our Puyallup, WA headquarters.

The Civil Estimator position requires advanced math skills, must be highly organized, critical thinking, detail oriented, has data analysis skills, and excellent time management and writing skills. The Civil Estimator must be able to gather proposals, read, and understand blueprints, specifications, and related documents.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

  • Takeoff self-performed work - mechanical, structural, architectural, civil components

  • Review and adjust productions for self-performed work

  • Manage solicitation of all disciplines

  • Review and input subcontractor and supplier quotes

  • Run bid day operations

  • Review specifications

  • Attend pre-bid meetings

  • Review and discuss scopes with subcontractors and suppliers

  • Prepare preliminary CPM schedules

  • Develop comparison matrix spreadsheets

  • Enter material pricing in estimate – including mechanical piping and appurtenances

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

Preferred Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering or construction-related field (or equivalent)

  • 5+ years related work experience in self-performing construction field (concrete, civil, and mechanical)

  • Ability to perform in a lead capacity

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Familiarity of industry practices and regulations

​Special Skills

  • Knowledge of Blue Beam, Windows Office Systems; particularly in Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Knowledge of Timberline Estimating or HCSS

  • Competent in specification, plan, and drawing reading and interpretations

  • Ability to prepare clear and concise oral and written communications

  • Demonstrated team and leadership skills

Prospect Construction, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

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Email your application to [email protected]

Call us at (253) 446-1600 .