Senior Bridge Estimator (Construction) - Metro Cincinnati

Cincinnati Permanent USD80,000 - USD140,000
  • Top 3 Civil Contractor in Cincinnati - Award Winning Culture
  • Clear Growth Opportunity into a Leadership Role

About Our Client

With its inception in the Mid 1900's our client has grown to become an industry leader in large scale, high profile projects, site preparation, road construction and structural concrete work. With projects ranging from $250,000 developments to $100 million dollar infrastructure work, our client has the capacity to handle any job.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Analyzing blueprints, specifications, proposals and other documentation to prepare time, cost and labor estimates.
  • Reviewing data to determine material and labor requirements and preparing itemized lists.
  • Computing cost factors and preparing estimates used for management purposes, such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work.
  • Preparing bids, selecting vendors or subcontractors, and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Negotiating contracts with our clients.
  • Manage bid pricing from all vendors
  • Understand scope of work to bid
  • Complete all necessary reporting requirements.
  • Lead Junior Estimators and support staff throughout projects
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with vendors and subcontractors
  • Take on leadership of the Estimating Department
  • Interview, evaluate, and hire talent for the Estimating department. Fire if necessary
  • Provide updates directly to the Vice President of Pre-construction

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or a related field
  • 10+ years of estimating in heavy civil construction
  • 5+ years of estimating for Highway, Tollway bridge specific projects
  • Field Experience - understanding of how bridges are constructed and supported in the field, including field labor productivity and material costs.
  • Extensive experience working with DOT work
  • Communication - effectively communicate with all members of the pre-construction team including clients - this is vital to the design-build collaboration
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, HCSS, or other Estimating Software's
  • Ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to lead and manage
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

What's on Offer

  • Base Salary up to $140,000 depending on qualifications
  • Bonus Program
  • Company ESOP Program
  • Full Benefits
  • Company Vehicle provided
  • 401k Match
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • 7 Paid for Holidays + 2 week shutdown during the Christmas Holiday
  • Opportunity with a Top Civil Contractor in Cincinnati
  • Employee first company culture
  • Clear career growth opportunity
  • Weekly food trucks
  • Company Cell Phone
  • Company Laptop
  • Annual Christmas and Summer Bash
  • Monthly corn-hole tournaments
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