JWright Companies


JWright Companies
Category Estimator Type Full-time
Location Murray, Utah View Website View website
Pay Rate $65,000 + Per Year
Category Estimator
Type Full-time
Location Murray, Utah
View Website View website


• Responsible for researching bids and generating work
• Contact customers and obtain new customers
• Coordinate bids and obtain and analyze winning and profitable bids on projects, including final bid packages
• Sort the current bid list and keep the information updated
• Generate and submit complete pricing of estimates, including labor, equipment, subcontract, and material
• Develop material cost information for specific project types
• Provide other services: change order pricing, attending pre-bid conferences, site visits.
• Maintain a highly organized work area and manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Other duties as assigned


• Preference given for a Bachelor’s of science degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or similar technical field of expertise
• 5-10 years of heavy civil experience estimating with an emphasis on construction/pipe/earthwork
• Estimating and Takeoff Experience (HCSS, Bid2Win, Trimble- Business Center HCE, Agtek, On-Screen etc.)
• Scheduling – moderate to high level of proficiency operating Primavera and/or MS Project.
• An understanding of engineering drawings, and specifications, and the ability to coordinate with multiple engineering disciplines is required
• Excellent computer skills (MS Office/Excel)
• Well-developed organizational skills

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Before laborers or equipment operators set foot on a project, there are often hundreds of hours into bidding and winning the opportunity to build the job. Whenever a project opportunity emerges, it’s the estimator’s responsibility to figure out how to build the job, calculate quantities and timelines, and ultimately assign a dollar figure for what it’ll take to do the job profitably, yet competitively. Too low and they jeopardize the project from the start, and too high the company won’t win any work.

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