Thalle Construction Company

Senior Estimator Heavy Civil -

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Established in 1947, Thalle Construction Co., Inc. has expanded in the past 68 years to become a lea

Job Description

Senior Estimator Heavy Civil

Posted: Friday, 8/11/2023

Thalle Construction Co., Inc. (“Thalle”) is currently seeking a Senior Estimator. The Senior Estimator will report to the Chief Estimator and work closely with and support the estimating team. Our ideal candidate will be a team player who is highly motivated with a strong work ethic and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. This position is located out of our Corporate Office in Hillsborough, North Carolina.

Thalle, established in 1947, is a heavy civil construction company with a corporate office in Hillsborough, NC and a regional office in Alvarado, Texas. Thalle has construction projects throughout the South East, Texas, and New Jersey with growth nationwide. Our diverse and expansive project scope of heavy civil infrastructure projects includes dams, reservoirs, locks, DOT roadway construction and bridges, large diameter utilities, landfills, mass excavation, wastewater, on-demand emergency services.

We are a proud representative of Tully Group ( The Tully Group is one the nation’s largest privately held, family-owned construction firms with their corporate office in New York City and long history of heavy civil projects in the Metro New York Area and New Jersey.

Safety is our TOP priority! Thalle offers a competitive salary package with a full range of benefits, including Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Short and Long-Term Disability, generous PTO, paid company holidays, Life Insurance, and 401K with a company match, and more! Compensation is based on experience and qualifications.

Thalle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, E-Verify and Drug Free Workplace.

Regional Office Location: Hillsborough, North Carolina.

Job Title: Senior Estimator

Salary: Competitive compensation package.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and evaluates requests for estimates and prepares project information for presentation to management for selection to pursue.
  • Lead and participate in estimate strategy planning.
  • Performs and oversees detailed quantity take-offs.
  • Provides verification of take-offs by support staff.
  • HCSS estimate entry from creation thru close-out
  • Prepare cost analysis by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor, and overhead costs occurred in heavy civil industry projects.
  • Responsible for preparation of HCSS and take-off spreadsheets.
  • Reviews estimates and construction documents for efficiency and understands scope of work to bid.
  • Attends client pre-bid meetings, job showings, and job site visits.
  • Maintains detailed notes and records of all verbal information disseminated by the client during pre-bid meetings and job showings.
  • Must have the ability to explain details behind each estimate, including the basis of the man-hours allocated for each task, personnel resources needed to execute each task, etc.
  • Maintains cost estimating tools including databases, spreadsheets, and other computer-based applications to keep updated information on past performance and industry standards.
  • Determines and evaluate alternative project execution approaches based on the scope of work and the most cost-effective execution methods available.
  • Maintains lines of communication between company departments, project managers, and client with regards to cost estimating activities.
  • Flexibility to effectively deal with changing priorities and timelines through analytical problem-solving.
  • Displays tactful, mature, and professional demeanor with well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to work with diverse personnel.
  • Lead bid reviews.
  • Responsible for subcontractor acquisition, scope verifications, and negotiation.
  • Conduct business with 100% integrity and professionalism.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • A degree in construction or engineering related field or commensurate experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience as a Lead or Senior Estimator.
  • Experience estimating projects more than $25 million.
  • Experience estimating heavy civil projects such as, mass excavation and utility projects, storm water, roads and bridges, treatment plants, and pumping stations.
  • Experience with HCSS & Agtek required.

Thalle Construction Company At A Glance

Established in 1947, Thalle Construction Co., Inc. has expanded in the past 68 years to become a leading infrastructure contractor. Thalle is a proud member of the Tully Group, one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms ( We bring expertise, significant financial strength and bonding capacity, to meet our customers' needs. We have extensive experience in a wide range of construction projects including dam and reservoir, large utility, highway, bridge, environmental (landfill construction, remediation, ash handling and removal), airport, transit, site work, disaster and recovery and treatment plants. We also have experience in operating asphalt plants, quarries, waste transfer stations, and recycling facilities. Thalle is headquartered in Hillsborough, North Carolina and has national geographic reach.
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