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Construction Cost Estimator

Date: Jan 8, 2022

Location: Centerville, UT, US, 84014

Company: Centuri Group, Inc.


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Underground excavation Estimators support our civil construction operations by preparing complete and competitive underground utility construction estimates. Projects include new construction and replacement work and range from small to large size and complexity.


  • Competitive Benefit Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401K w/ Company Match
  • Voluntary Life & AD&D Insurance and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Vacation/Sick Time and Paid Holidays 
  • Potential Bonus Opportunities 
  • Career Development Opportunities 
  • Employee Discounts 
  • Weekly Payroll


  • Review proposals, specifications, drawings, attends pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of the estimate
  • Analyze and incorporates historical data from past projects, subcontracts, productivity reports, etc. into unit and man-hour figures to prepare accurate time, cost, and labor estimates for projects
  • Review final estimate packages with manager/operations personnel prior to formal quotation, to insure accuracy and completeness
  • Follow awarded contracts, including estimating extra work items, change orders, credits; procurement of material, etc
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures
  • Participate in bid strategy and presentation meetings as requested
  • Facilitate contract handoff to Operations; job cost tracking set-up, development of revenue recognition units and productivity analysis
  • Other duties as requested by leadership

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • Knowledge of estimating civil utility construction projects such as water mains, storm drain infrastructure, sewers and other underground projects
  • Ability to use computer software, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and computerized cost data and systems
  • Solid communication skills to prepare estimates, interact with customers, and support ops
  • Ability negotiate key business strategies or significant agreements favorable to the Company, reconciling differences to arrive at acceptable solutions

Working Environment

  • Work sites are outdoors in potentially extreme weather conditions
  • All worksite safety instructions are written and spoken in English; must be fluent in English
  • Work includes prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawling
  • Flexibility to work various schedules and stay late when necessary with little or no notice
  • Work is performed within the “red zone” of heavy equipment
  • Working safely requires quick/accurate hand-eye coordination


  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • With the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve in mind, all candidates who receive an offer of employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 risk assessment; your responses will help us determine an employment start date

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

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