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Kiewit Corporation Design Build Estimator - Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering in Englewood, Colorado

Requisition ID: 103942

Job Level: Mid Level

Department: Estimating

Market: Transportation

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As a Design Build Estimator, you will prepare, review and present discipline estimates for specific project proposal activities. In this role, you will provide estimating assistance and guidance to projects, develops conceptual estimates and performs cost analysis. You will be responsible for assisting in the development of discipline/service estimators, developing and updating historical databases, and assisting in the development of department procedures. Provides direction to others on project/program level tasks.

One of our keys to company stability is winning work at the right price. Without some of the best estimators in the business, we wouldn’t be where we are today and we’re currently looking for a few more to join our growing team. If you enjoy planning, and evaluating a project estimating may be the right career path for you.

District Overview

Kiewit Infrastructure Engineering's Design-Build team is driving clients to turn to Kiewit during all stages of design-build projects. Through our integrated design and construction approach, our multi-disciplinary team works together to improve schedule, control costs and minimize risk. Our construction-focused engineers work collaboratively with our estimators and builders to design solutions that are innovative, constructible, and designed with a focus on safety. Clients benefit from the proven processes and tools used by Kiewit to minimize project risk. We are an in-house resource that supports projects throughout the company. Our staff shares experiences gained, innovative concepts, and best practices for all projects that we support.

Kiewit’s management and implementation of this process leads to safe, cost effective, and innovative designs that exceeds client expectations and furthers Kiewit’s legacy of excellence.

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. We will train you, develop your skills, and allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success.


This position will be based out of Kiewit Infrastructure Engineers Englewood, CO office.


  • Develop complete estimates for large, complex jobs.

  • Review owner plans and specifications to develop a comprehensive understanding of the project; develop plan for the actual construction to serve as basis for the estimate.

  • Reviews all bid and contract documents and home office legal department opinions.

  • Conduct site investigation prior to forming a plan of operations to identify any problems or conditions of an unusual nature that may be present.

  • Utilize engineer techniques and procedures to conduct investigation and adhere to standard company policy and procedures.

  • Perform design work as required by the project that is beyond the estimator scope of experience; handle any major technical problems encountered during bid preparation.

  • Stay abreast of trends and developments, such as new equipment, methods and procedures that are developing in the industry.

  • Prepare special engineering studies or reports required by certain bid items or conditions.

  • Consult with owners on various problems discovered during bid preparation, design, rates, schedules, etc.


  • Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related degree preferred.

  • Broad knowledge and ability to understand project scheduling, cost control, specifications, and engineering drawings.

  • 2-6 yrs of construction experience, specifically with heavy civil infrastructure projects.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint)

  • Experience with InEight Estimate (HardDollar) preferred.

  • Experience with CADD and 3D Modeling software preferred.

  • Possess strong mathematical and computer skills.

  • Must be able to meet deadlines.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Candidates must possess a strong work ethic.

  • Work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies.

  • Knowledge of construction methods, costs and techniques.

  • Knowledge of construction safety and current federal & OSHA Requirements.

  • Must be willing to travel as the job requires.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Company: Kiewit