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Estimator - Underground Utilities

Date: Jul 14, 2019

Location: Glendale, AZ, US, 85307

Company: Centuri Group, Inc.


Join the leader in underground pipeline construction and get yourself a solid career with solid pay! Take the first step on your path to career advancement; we’ve got work for the next 100 years!


Underground Utility Estimators support the NPL’s civil construction operations by preparing complete and competitive underground utility construction estimates. Projects include new construction and replacement work, range from small to large size and complexity, and are located across Arizona. A background in civil engineering construction is preferred.


  • Excellent benefit package including Health Insurance as low as .23 cents per week
  • Employer Health Saving Acct. contribution up to $1,600.00 per year
  • Company 401(k) match: dollar for dollar on first 3% and $.50 on the dollar for the next 4%
  • Dental and Vision as low as $5.45 per week
  • 9 company paid holidays plus accrue PTO/Vacation time


  • Review proposals, specifications, drawings, attends pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of the estimate
  • Ability to perform complete and accurate material take offs
  • Analyze and incorporate 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
  • Set up job cost tracking, develop revenue recognition units and productivity scorecard

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • Extensive knowledge in at civil utility construction projects such as water distribution, storm drain infrastructure, sewer infrastructure and other underground projects is a hard requirement
  • Knowledge of and skill in using computer software, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and estimate software such as B2W, Hard Dollar ect.
  • Solid communication skills to prepare estimates, interact with customers, and support ops
  • Interpersonal skill to negotiate key business strategies or significant agreements favorable to the Company, reconciling differences to arrive at acceptable solutions

Working Environment

  • Office environment, including work site visits, site walks, pre-bid meetings, etc., which are outdoors in potentially extreme weather conditions
  • All worksite safety instructions are written and spoken in English; must be fluent in English
  • Flexibility to work various schedules and stay late when necessary with little or no notice


  • 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

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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