• Identify the scope of work and assemble Trade Scope Packages.
  • Experience with development and assembly of Request for Proposals.
  • Experience performing quantity takeoff for civil, structural, and architectural trades.
  • Review plans and specifications to ensure estimate effort is in compliance with the request.
  • Perform conceptual estimates from conceptual or schematic design documents.
  • Solicit pricing from material vendors and subcontractors, evaluate responses, and make recommendations.
  • Coordinate with other team members to develop overall estimates on larger projects.
  • Ensure compliance with company standards, evaluate risks and client requirements.
  • Ensure estimates are complete, well organized, and ready for review by the estimating management team.
  • Understanding and ability to develop project schedules to ensure projects can be completed to meet owner requirements and that company resources are used efficiently.
  • Address all potential safety risks and concerns to incorporate in the estimate
  • Develop innovative means and methods for completing projects to increase competitiveness and margins.
  • Prepare proposals when necessary, and include information to document the basis of the proposal.
  • Maintain base bid documents and organize estimate information.
  • Coordinate with the Cianbro operations team on successful bids to provide a thorough transition to the project team.
  • Monitor projects from successful bids to identify changes in scope and identify estimate deficiencies.



  • A four-year engineering degree or equivalent combination of technical training and/or experience.
  • 7-10 years of estimating commercial building projects or equivalent field experience.
  • The ability to estimate other divisions of work (Structural, Civil, Finishes, MEP work, etc) is a plus.
  • Conceptual Estimating, Preparing Proposals, On-screen Take-off, and Primavera (P6) is a plus.

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