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Civil Construction Estimator – Industrial Division

Position Summary:   The responsibilities of the estimator include understanding all aspects of the project

during the bidding process, and utilizing these skills to successfully complete project estimates and bid proposals for Industrial and private clients.


  • Review plans and specifications to determine the project scope of work.

  • Attend pre-bid meetings and site visits to further determine the scope of work.

  • Solicit suppliers and subcontractors needed to price the work.

  • Perform accurate and detailed take-offs.

  • Build the estimate using HCSS estimating software, including crew composition, production rates, equipment allocation, material pricing, and subcontractor pricing.

  • Prepare Word document bid proposals.

  • Allocate phase codes and create budgets from the estimate.

  • Develop and maintain project schedules.

  • Develop and maintain project documentation, including purchase orders and subcontracts.

  • Assist in developing RFI’s and project quality control testing plans and procedures.

  • Assist the Project managers getting Projects from the bid phase to construction.

  • Develop and maintain cost history from the field for future estimates.

Qualifications or Experience:

  • 3-5 years prior estimating experience or project management experience preferred.

  • 2-4 years college degree or engineering background preferred.

  • HCSS, Excel, Word, and outlook computer skills are preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work within a team to successfully complete projects.

  • Motivated and driven individual.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Based on education and past experience.

Francis J. Palo, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Candidate must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

CES – Environmental Laborers Needed

To learn more about this position, please contact us.

Other Positions

Though the position you're looking for may not be available at this time, we always consider resumes as they come in. Examples of positions we may be hiring for:
  • Carpenters
  • Cement Masons
  • Draftsman
  • Estimator
  • Laborers
  • Operators
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Skilled tradesman (union)
  • Superintendent
  • Shop and Warehousemen
  • Mechanics
  • Accounting and Admin

Inquire About Open Positions

Our work is only as good as our people. That's why we only hire the best.

Francis J. Palo, Inc. is adding skilled field personnel and construction professionals to our always-growing team. If you are looking to advance your career in industrial construction, heavy highway construction, or a related field, we would like to hear from you. We look for employees who share our commitment to timeliness, quality work, attention to detail, and safety. Our field personnel are members of local union halls.

You'll thrive in an atmosphere where each employee is given the opportunity to grow, develop and learn every day, whether you're onsite or in the office. Francis J. Palo, Inc. offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a team-focused atmosphere.

Please tell us about your career goals, qualifications, training, and past work experience. We will be in touch if a position is available which would meet your skill set and goals.


It is the policy of Francis J. Palo, Inc. to ensure that any employee, applicant for employment, independent contractor or any other person is not discriminated against with regard to their race, religion, sex, color, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Such action shall include: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship, pre-apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.

Francis J. Palo, Inc. is an 
equal opportunity employer and a harassment-free workplace.