Estimator - Infrastructure

Location: Milwaukee, WI-US
Division: Infrastructure Operations
Employment duration: Full time
Employee Referral Bonus: Tier 1


Improving America’s infrastructure isn’t for the weak. It takes grit, determination and hard work to execute high impact projects. Michels Corporation engages 8,000 people and 14,000 pieces of heavy equipment in our insatiable drive to be the best. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career as an Estimator can change yours.

As an Estimator, your key responsibilities will be to evaluate bid specifications and drawings, attending pre-bid meetings, soliciting material and subcontractor quotes, and ensuring that everything required to successfully bid and win the project is accomplished. Estimators must be forward thinking, performance driven, and quality focused. Estimators also work with the Project Management teams to follow-up on bids and budgets to close the business. Critical for success are personal dedication to the Michels Core Values, and the abilities to work independently and produce highly accurate work in a timely matter.

Why Michels?

  • We are consistently ranked among the top 10% of Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors
  • Our steady, strategic growth revolves around a commitment to quality
  • We are family owned and operated
  • We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year
  • We reward hard work and dedication with limitless opportunities
  • We believe it is everyone’s responsibility to promote safety, regardless of job titles.

Why you?

  • You thrive in fast-paced environments under tight deadlines
  • You relish new challenges and evolving technology
  • You enjoy collaborating and communicating with your teammates
  • You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated
  • You pride yourself on your time management and organizational skills
  • You look forward to high-level responsibility opportunities

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management preferred, or equivalent degree from a 4 year college or university, 1-10+ years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of both
  • Experience with alternative delivery projects (preferred)
  • A working knowledge of crew composition and production rates for multiple aspects of civil construction
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency with estimating and job cost tracking software
  • Negotiating experience
  • A valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles you may be driving and an acceptable driving record
  • Travel - Position requires around 25% travel for jobsite visits, pre-bid meetings, and pre-construction meetings.

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