McMillen Jacobs Associates
  • 29-Sep-2020 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Full Time

Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, Matching 401(k), and stock program, 9 Paid Holidays, PTO, and Wellness Reimbursement

McMillen Jacobs Associates has earned a reputation for outstanding Design/Build work with our customers around the world. We are seeking an experienced estimator to join our team in Boise, Idaho. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5-10 years of experience in commercial or industrial estimating.  Preferred areas of experience include heavy civil and environmental (hydroelectric, water treatment, wastewater treatment, river restoration, and fisheries).   Must have strong knowledge of construction cost, scheduling, and the ability to meet required deadlines. Skills must include analyzing bid documents, determining project scope, and evaluating special conditions impacting the bid proposal (or identify risk and constructability issues.) Must have strong computer skills, be proficient with commercial estimating software, Primavera P6, and all Microsoft Office applications. Candidate must have excellent organizational skills, written communication, work collaboratively with a team, and possess strong decision making/problem solving skills essential to the job.  HCSS HeavyBid experience is a plus!!! 



  • Effectively determine the bid strategies required for the company to be successful as well as plan and coordinate and supervise large projects.
  • Review all final estimate packages to insure accuracy and completeness, prior to formal quotation.
  • Provide technical assistance in negotiating contracts, change orders, etc. as required.
  • Gather details and maintain current market data to accurately estimate construction, material and soft costs associated with project construction.
  • Stay familiar with current regulatory requirements.
  • Develop documentation of cost and schedule in support of the bid process.
  • Prepare written documents and narratives to support the proposal development process.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor's direction.
  • Must understand the design build process and have experience working with design teams during the bid process.


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary Based on Experience. 
  • Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA, EAP, Matching 401(k), and stock program.
  • 9 paid holidays and 16 days of PTO.


Company Bio:
McMillen Jacobs Associates is a full-service environmental, engineering, and construction firm in the water resources, hydropower, fisheries, transportation, heavy civil underground, and mining markets. We are able to contribute to a project at the planning stage, navigate the regulatory requirements, develop a design, and self-perform construction, start-up, and commissioning.

Currently serving clients with over 430 staff members from 21 offices located in four countries, our superior technical skills include: geotechnical, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering; tunnel and underground project engineering; hydraulics and hydrology. We also have leading professionals in design and construction-related services for underground tunnels and stations, large-diameter wastewater and water tunnels and pipelines, heavy rail, light rail; fisheries; hydropower; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) licensing and regulatory assistance; dam safety; spillway, intake, and water conveyance design and rehabilitation; as well as claims and dispute resolution.



McMillen Jacobs Associates is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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