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Intern - Civil Construction Estimator

Paid 2019 Summer Internship

Summary: Reviews plans and specifications, visit job site, gathers necessary quantities by the use of AGTEK and takeoffs, collect quotes, create the bid in heavy job, review bid with estimator or project manager.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews plans and specifications to determine the scope of the work required for the project. 

  • Reviews jobsites before bidding in order to make appropriate estimates.

  • Completes an accurate earthwork takeoff utilizing AGTEK software and perform hand takeoff quantities for various aspects of each project.

  • Calculates quantities (square yard, linear feet, cubic yard, each, etc) for each project to factor materials needed and material movement.

  • Solicits quotes from subcontractors for bid preparation and final numbers.  Keeps DBE/MBE requirements in mind with subcontractor invitations to bid.

  • Collects quotes on materials required for the project.

  • Constructs the bid in HeavyBid by adding activities (work to be completed), crews and equipment, adjusting production rates.

  • Print out bid proposals from HeavyBid and create proposal. Review bid with estimator or project manager.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Working towards a Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Construction Management or Civil Engineering from four-year college or university.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret project plans and specifications as well as communicate information read.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Communicates effectively with piers and supervisor.

  • Ability to read, comprehend and act on simple instructions. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations, and also mean, median and averages.

  • Seldom lifts and or moves up to 10 pounds.

  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License. 

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test for employment.

Veit is an Equal Opportunity Employer