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Entry Level Civil Engineer Estimator

Date: Aug 8, 2019

Location: Denver, CO, US

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Location: Denver, CO



Contech Engineered Solutions is looking for an Estimator in the Denver, Colorado area. The Estimator analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare cost estimates for pipe and stormwater projects by performing the following duties.


Primary Responsibilities


  1. Creates and determines material take-offs.
  2. Prepares final bid cost estimates.
  3. Performs preliminary engineering on DOT and large customer projects.
  4. Coordinates preliminary drawing needs with engineering teams.
  5. Consults with sales, manufacturing, engineering, sourcing, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  6. Use of on-line bid resources to identify bidding opportunities.
  7. Preparation of Value Engineering proposals.
  8. Maintain project records, documentation and data in Merlin (CRM) database.
  9. Maintains familiarity with current manufacturing process and plant capabilities for all products.
  10. Provides improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs and manages cost estimating tools.
  11. Identifies cost trends to assist management in cost reduction and process improvement efforts.
  12. Manages project library for estimating purposes.
  13. Other duties assigned.   



  1. Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Excellent communication, organization and administrative skills.
  3. Experience communicating to and building relationships with internal and external customers.
  4. Proficient with Microsoft Office and CRM software. Knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; Design software; Project Management software and Manufacturing software.
  5. Occasional travel.


Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.

Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, transgender status, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.  If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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