Senior Estimator

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 10723 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Prepare complete estimates for assigned projects of varying size and degree of complexity
• Review, understand and highlight to Proposal Manager and onerous and/or unusual contract requirements and any special provisions such as DBE participation requirements
• Produce completed pricing sheets, material and labor units
• Coordinate, Review and Compare Subcontractor bids
• Adjust estimated labor units for job type, conditions and location
• Analyze Project to determine any Labor and/or Material saving methods
• Review Local Labor Union Agreements to determine rates, benefits etc
• Present final bid to Senior Management
• Supervise and coordinate the work of the junior estimators
• Attend pre-bid conferences and make site visitations when required
• Participate as required in estimating hand off to construction upon successful award of contract
• Maintain effective discipline and keep good staff morale

The Senior Estimator shall have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience. A good knowledge of OCS/TPS/SIGNAL/COMM or General Electrical construction is required. Knowledge of MS Office products is a must and Hard-Dollar Estimating Software is preferred, but not required. Also, must have exceptional organizational and supervisory skills.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent experience is preferred.

• Willing to travel
• Overtime may be required to meet project deadlines
• Works in an office environment
• Frequently sits for long periods of time
• Frequently speaks, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard
• May require occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping, or bending

JOB TITLE: Lead Estimator
DEPARTMENT:National Transit
REPORTS TO:Chief Estimator
COMPANY:L. K. Comstock National Transit, Inc.

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.


As a US Department of Transportation contractor, RailWorks is required to comply with all current Federal DOT regulations, including drug testing.  At this time, Federal DOT drug tests do not allow for the use of marijuana, even in states that allow medical and/or recreational use. Accordingly, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test that includes marijuana prior to being hired.

RailWorks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta