Sr. Estimator

Cincinnati, OH - Posted Jun. 11, 2019

Trans Ash is a rapidly growing privately held Cincinnati-based civil land construction & environmental company. We seek to add a Sr. Estimator to our team to work on civil land construction projects with our valued customers in the utility industry. This position will be based out of Cincinnati, Ohio and will require travel, during the normal work week, to job sites located throughout the eastern United States, as needed.

This role will involve providing engineering support including technical, quality controls, project scheduling and estimating support to all Trans Ash jobsites. The individual in this role may have the option of multiple growth paths within the organization, especially in the areas of engineering and project management.

Compensation and Benefits

Trans Ash offers an excellent team culture and professional growth opportunities. We offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, paid vacation, and 401K. Travel benefits include paid living expenses, hotel and per diem, depending on your home location.

General duties include but are not limited to:

  • Involvement in all aspects of project biding including pricing, schedule creation and technical write-up development.
  • Develops cost estimates for civil construction projects.
  • Performs quantity takeoffs and plan set reviews.
  • Reads and reports technical bid data to the bid team.
  • Develops relationships with supplier contacts and gathers subcontractor and material quotes.
  • Collects and maintains safety, diversity and work experience information for each subcontractor.
  • Attends pre-bid and post-bid meetings and documents specific meeting details.
  • Assists Project Managers with ordering of materials.
  • Assists in the development of post-bid presentations.


  • Applicable 4-year degree (Civil engineering, project management etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 years of civil construction experience after school (not counting Co-op) with:
  • 2+ years of experience estimating civil construction projects (Earthwork, Pipe Work, landfill construction, etc.).
  • 2+ years of field construction experience as a project manager, project engineer or similar role.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Experience with estimating software (heavy bid) and Scheduling software (Primavera P6) a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering plans and construction documents (REQUIRED)
  • Ability to work well with a project team (REQUIRED)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

**Applicant must live in Cincinnati (or be willing to relocate prior to starting work) and will need to be available to travel for up to several days at a time, often with short notice.



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Trans Ash Inc. USA

617 Shepherd Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45215
Phone: 513.733.4770

Trans-Ash Canada Ltd.

C/O Sheerness Power Station
Hanna, Alberta Canada TOJ-1P0
Phone: 403.854.2488