Construction Estimator - Entry Level (Hybrid)
Rockford, IL 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description

Come join the William Charles team!  As a leader in heavy civil construction, rail construction, asphalt paving, general contracting, environmental construction and remediation, and electrical contracting,
we connect people and places through the neighborhoods, rail facilities, and highways we build!

We are looking for a Construction Estimator (Rockford, IL office) to join our highly skilled, professionally trained team who is dedicated to helping others – and our customers – succeed in every way.  Our past and our future are bridged by generations of employees who have propelled us forward with the passion and “we can do it” spirit they bring to the job each day.
The Construction Estimator would primarily be tasked with providing quantity takeoffs for Highway, Civil & Industrial estimates. This position would receive direction from and work closely with Estimators and Project Managers.

  • Review and understand contract specifications, documents & drawings to preform takeoff’s accurately
  • Performs plan measurements to develop and/or verify quantity estimates
  • Stay apprised of industry standard software including researching and reviewing new technologies to expedite the takeoff process
  • Communicate with Engineering Consultants and Designers to coordinate information digitally to complete takeoff’s
  • Develops presentation and submittal materials exhibits utilizing basic CAD and drafting
  • Occasional project site visits and pre-bid meeting attendance
  • Special projects as necessary
  • Assist with other estimating duties as assigned  

  • Bachelor’s Degree desired (Civil Engineers, Construction Management, or related field); High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Prior experience in construction industry preferred
Any combination of equivalent education and work experience will be considered
  • Precise attention to details and exceptionally organized
  • Proactively seek advice and information; willing to learn and advance
  • Thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and basic operation of AutoCad.  Knowledge of Agtek or other earthwork software is a plus
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States now and in the future

This Company is an EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans Employer


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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