Michels Corp Estimator- Dewatering in Brownsville, Wisconsin

Estimator- Dewatering

Location: Brownsville, WI Corporate Office

Division: Michels Civil

Employment duration: Full time

Employee Referral Bonus: Tier 1


This position will be responsible for evaluating dewatering, stream diversions and other related work specific to bid specifications and drawings, ensuring that we know everything required to successfully bid and win the project.

The essential duties and responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to:

  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture for all employees, vendors, and customers and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations.

  • Review bid requirements for projects that range from approximately $100k to $100M, ensuring all aspects of the project are documented and accounted for.

  • Prepare takeoffs and work with Procurement department to secure vendor pricing.

  • Identify, manage and maintain relationships with subcontractors, ensuring bids and work are completed timely.

  • Develop and sustain working relationships with clients through direct communication.

  • Track and analyze project budget vs actual costs.

  • Properly turn over bid documents and sub buyout information to Project Manager in a timely manner.

  • Review drawings with Project Management team and highlight areas of concern.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering or related field, 3-5 years related experience or equivalent combination of both. Prior project management and/or estimating experience within utility construction is preferred. Applicants must be able to handle multiple projects at one time, possess the ability to successfully negotiate terms and conditions, manage tight deadlines, demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication to collaborate with various levels of management and proficiency in computer software skills specifically with estimating and job cost tracking software.