Michels Corp Chief Estimator in New Berlin, Wisconsin

Chief Estimator

Location: New Berlin, WI

Division: Michels Tunneling

Employment duration: Full time

Employee Referral Bonus: Tier 1


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

  • Promote safety – assist with the implementation of all applicable HSE programs, policies and procedures

  • Provide supervision to assigned staff, to review project documents to fully understand the scope of the work required by the contract. Determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project

  • Build customer relations in conjunction with Project Management team. Represent the division at various conferences and customer meetings for brand awareness

  • Collect and enter field data into estimating software; update available resources

  • Develop and train employees, manage performance expectations and reviews

  • Facilitate the resolution of complex problems associated with bid/project

  • Promote “One Michels” concept throughout all levels of the Region

  • Promote and elevate Michels’ culture

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications include:

  • Minimum of eight years of prior project management and/or estimating experience with major projects, water and wastewater, heavy civil construction, transportation, and power

  • Possess the ability to successfully negotiate terms and conditions

  • Manage tight deadlines

  • Applicants must be able to thrive in fast-paced environments

  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication to collaborate with various levels of management

  • Excellent computer software skills, specifically with estimating and job cost tracking software