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Estimating Manager
Houma, LA

Currently seeking an Estimating Manager for a full-time, direct hire position in Houma, LA. The ideal candidate will have bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of related experience a high school diploma/equivalency plus 10 years of related experience.


To ensure that established estimating policies, procedures and practices are closely followed in order to provide both accurate and competitive pricing on all bid proposals and/or contractual negotiations. To direct, coordinate, and supervise department personnel in their daily assignments and efforts to obtain/win contractual awards at prices that will cover operational cost and also secure work within profit objectives.


• Provides technical assistance and advice to estimators regarding their bid proposals and reviews estimates prepared by other estimators
• Reviews and analyzes historical cost reports and other data to obtain information relevant to the bidding process
• Supervises the preparation of cost estimates and bid proposals for assigned projects, including personnel assigned to the project, and designs estimate summaries for assigned projects
• Supervises a complete review, evaluation and quantification of work scope, including the terms and conditions of bid documents; and communicates and coordinates the exchange of data with client/owner and engineer to gain a clear definition and understanding of the project scope
• Calculates total resources required for projects, including direct and indirect costs.
• Applies appropriate cost values for required resources such as wage rates, equipment rates, productivity, historical experience, waste, valid quotations, time schedule, resources availability and market conditions. In addition, prepares a preliminary project schedule and recommends escalation, contingency allowance, and profit
• Obtains and evaluates quotes from vendors and subcontractors and makes recommendations on the selection of vendors and subcontractors. Also, provides assistance to purchasing in preparing purchase orders and subcontract agreements
• Submits estimates to management for formal bid review, supervises bid adjustments according to management instruction, and oversees the completion and delivery of the proposal document
• Supervises the preparation of detailed cost breakdown using standard work codes when possible, and assists in preparing detailed work schedules upon request
• Instructs, trains and develops less experienced estimators and performs other related duties as required
• Perform others duties as assigned


• High School Diploma / GED with up to 10 years of construction experience or Bachelors degree with up to 5 years of construction experience.
• 5-10 years of knowledge and experience with all aspects of estimating software, procedures, and processes
• Good work ethic and excellent organizational skills
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Word, Excel and Power Point
• Ability to manage multiple proposals simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
• Ability to work with minimal supervision on most proposals or tasks
• Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to present complex information in an understandable and compelling manner
• Occasional travel may be required


• Experience in the field of estimating and/or estimating systems management
• Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or equivalent related work experience
• 7+ years of construction estimating support, engineering, field support, or similar experience
• 5+ years quantity take-off and estimating experience

Interested candidates should send resumes to hannah.quinn@siriustechnical.com

Sirius Technical Services Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.

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