Construction Estimator

W.M. Schultz Construction, a leading heavy civil contractor specializing in water and wastewater treatment facilities, structural concrete, developmental infrastructure, utility, site, and highway work, is seeking a talented and dedicated Construction Estimator to join our team. As an Estimator, you will play a crucial role in our mission to develop the work program and capture projects through accurate, competitive bids that align with our market of complex and demanding work. If you are a results-driven professional with a keen eye for detail and a passion for contributing to the growth and success of a thriving construction company, we want to hear from you!


  • Develop complete cost estimates conforming to project contracts and specifications
  • Understand and communicate all risks associated with each project bid
  • Develop means, methods, and approaches to competitively mitigate risks
  • Manage the bid team to ensure all scopes of work require third-party coverage for cost
  • Meet contractual requirements affecting the client’s ability to award the project (MWBE/SDVOB)
  • Create and maintain positive relationships with potential clients, subcontractors, and vendors


  • Ability to read and interpret contract language and specifications
  • Proficiency in quantifying takeoffs accurately using digital and physical tools
  • Experience tracking and maintaining the development of all costs and outstanding scopes required to complete estimates
  • Excellent communication skills to convey bid objectives to bid team members and management
  • Proficiency in developing project schedules using Microsoft Project or other client-required software programs
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the performance of the bid team
  • Production of timely and complete internal review documentation
  • Facilitation of all assigned project bid reviews
  • Knowledge of competitive market advantages/disadvantages affecting bid success
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills, including the adoption of new technology and ideas
  • Ability to produce proposals outlining the scope and terms of work
  • Confidence in speaking with and engaging potential clients, subcontractors, and vendors
  • Capability to review the work product of others and provide required feedback


  • Competitive wages
  • Employer-contributed healthcare, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Training and certifications
  • 401(k) retirement match

W.M. Schultz Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Women, Minorities, and Individuals with Disabilities. Application Period Ends November 30, 2023.