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Holcim US Estimator II in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Estimator II

Requisition ID: 4400


Colorado Springs, CO, US, 80907

Pay Type: Salary


Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.



The Senior Estimator oversees and prepares cost estimates primarily for public agency, federal, and private civil improvement projects. They will also aid management in bidding strategies as well as sourcing and developing Design-Build / CMAR bid opportunities. The ideal candidate should have a blend of civil site construction experience in roadway improvements and underground utilities.


  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.

  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates. Assess cost effectiveness of projects, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.

  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments, or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.

  • Confer with engineers, architects, mgmt, contractors, and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates. Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work.

  • Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors.

  • Review material and labor requirements, to decide whether it is more cost-effective to produce or purchase components.

  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project.

  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors.

  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.

  • Establish and maintain the bidding process, and conduct negotiations. Conduct special studies to develop and establish standard hours and related cost data or to effect cost reduction.

  • Prepare reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends, and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.

  • Acts as a mentor to Estimator and Estimating Assistants, assisting them with questions regarding job specifications and the bidding process

  • Other duties as assigned.


Education: Bachelor's degree – Civil Engineering or Construction Management

Field of Study Preferred: Civil Engineering and Construction Management.

Required Work Experience: 5-7 years

Required Computer and Software Skills: B2W Estimate, HCSS Heavy Bid or Similar – Civil-Based

estimating software. On Screen 2 Dimensional Takeoff and Trimble Business Center or similar 3-D Takeoff.

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving, and adhering to health, safety and environmental policies in all work environments and areas. Promote a culture of safety and exhibit these behaviors.

  • Successful candidates must adhere to all safety protocols and proper use of HolciHolcim-approved Protection Equipment ("PPE"), including but not limited to respirators. Employees that are required to wear respirators must be clean-shaven where the respirator seal meets the face in order to pass the qualitative and quantitative fit tests.


At Holcim, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

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In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please call (773) 355-4557 or email recruiting-accommodations@holcim.com . This email address and phone number should only be used for accommodations and not general inquiries or resume submittals.

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Driven by our purpose to build sustainable solutions for people and our planet, Holcim US encourages interested candidates who meet many, even if not all of the job requirements to apply for a position. We provide a safe working environment for all and strive for diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work.

We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, citizenship, physical or mental disability, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. Holcim (US) Inc., Holcim - ACM Management, Inc., and their affiliates and subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs