McMillen Jacobs Associates
  • 18-Jan-2018 to 16-Jul-2018 (MST)
  • Walnut Creek, CA, USA
  • DOE
  • Full Time

Full Benefits/Medical/Dental/Vision/401k/Vacation

McMillen Jacobs Associates' is seeking a Cost Estimator with strong writing, communication, organizational, and time-management. The ideal candidate will be a detail oriented, self-starter who can handle multiple deadlines.


  • Assist in or lead cost estimating efforts on complex civil, structural and tunnel projects. 
  • Perform take-offs and solicit quotes.
  • Perform production-based cost estimating and scheduling.
  • Rely on RS Means for smaller price items or non-disciplinary data.
  • Review in-progress design drawings for constructability issues. 
  • Review specifications for cost-related constructability issues and to evaluate blend between prescriptive language and performance standards.
  • Provide QA review on work by others.


  • Minimum 5 years direct field experience on one or more tunnel or heavy civil projects.
  • Exposure to cost estimating and pricing work.
  • Exposure to construction claims or change order pricing.
  • Accredited undergraduate degree in Engineering or Construction Management.
  • Professional registration or certification, or ability to obtain within the 1st year of employment.
  • Strong analytical and computer software skills.
  • Specification writing and review.
  • Structuring of Measurement and Payment.
  • Scheduling.

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

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