Michels Corp Senior Lead Estimator - Tunneling in New Berlin, Wisconsin

Senior Lead Estimator - Tunneling

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

  • Review bid requirements for projects, 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

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

  • Utilize estimating software to build complete estimates

  • Develop job schedules

  • Prepare reports for review and closeout of estimate within given deadlines

  • Supervise, review, and direct work of Estimator and Lead Estimator

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications include:

  • Minimum of five 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