Posted on 02/19/2024

Structural Concrete Estimator – Michels Construction, Inc.

If you like variety and challenge and take satisfaction from knowing your work supports modern construction, consider joining the Michels Construction, Inc., Infrastructure Operations team. Infrastructure Operations does more than build transportation projects, we use them. Our business spans across North America and, just like everyone, we rely on hassle-free transportation. We approach each project with a desire to deliver the safe, high-quality, cost-effective work with minimal inconveniences to users. The transportation industry is broad, and so are our services. Our projects include highways, tunnels, bridges, airport runways, railways and more. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career at Michels Construction, Inc. can change yours. 

As a Structural Concrete 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. This position will also work with Project Management teams to follow-up on bids and budgets to close the business. It is essential to be forward thinking, performance driven and quality focused. Critical for success are the abilities to work independently and produce highly accurate work in a timely manner. 

Why Michels Construction, Inc.?

  • We support dynamic and growing industries
  • 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 are a part of the Michels family of companies – one of North America’s largest, most diversified energy and infrastructure contractors
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits program, including Health, Dental, Life, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance, 401(k) plan, Legal Plan, and Identity Theft and Monitoring Plan. Depending on your positions and location you may participate in a different benefit plan. 

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 are a result driven individual who is self-motivated 

What it takes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, or equivalent degree from a 4-year college or university, 3-5 years of related heavy civil construction estimating experience, structural concrete or equivalent combination
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of estimating and scheduling software (HCSS, B2W)
  • Negotiation experience
  • Must posses a valid driver license for the type(s) of vehicles which may be driven and an acceptable driving record
  • Position requires around 25% travel for jobsite visits, pre-bid meetings, and pre-construction meeting


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Michels Construction, Inc.
Michels Construction, Inc.
Midwest Region | Milwaukee, WI
Employment Duration
Full Time
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