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Job ID: 690
Job Location: Minnesota, MN
Position Type: Estimator Jobs
Post Date: 05/25/2012


About Us:

Since 1881, T. E. Ibberson Company has been setting the standard for designing and building innovative, cost-effective plants worldwide. For over 130 years, we have been an industry-preferred engineering and construction company, meeting and exceeding our clients' expectations. Our experience includes: Grain processing and storage, Feed manufacturing, Pet food manufacturing, Flour milling, Renewable fuels, Food manufacturing, Cement and mineral, Specialty slip form.

Ibberson is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TIC, one of the largest industrial contractors in North America. Founded in 1974 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado
, TIC - The Industrial Company, a division of Kiewit Corporation is a direct-hire, heavy industrial contractor providing world-class construction expertise in the areas of Power, Mining/Minerals Processing, Oil/Gas/Chemical, Renewable Energy, and Food & Beverage. Our financial stability, broad range of specialized capabilities and outstanding performance record make TIC the contractor of choice for heavy industrial construction. Our unique company culture of over 6,000 talented team members who are Powered by People, includes an outstanding project and safety culture where “Nobody Gets Hurt”, a work hard, play hard attitude and meaningful involvement in local communities.

We offer competitive pay along with a full comprehensive benefit package that include 90% employer funding of medical and dental benefits, a 401(k) savings plan that includes an employer match of up to 6% and a paid time off program of 20 days per year!! Join our winning team and learn more about our roles below:


Through an understanding of the scope of work RFQ, this position will perform accurate quantity take-offs, RFIs, bid clarifications, and direct estimates for the civil/structural discipline. Experience in Heavy Industrial construction prefered

Responsibilities include:

Perform complete discipline estimate from receipt of bid package through final bid review, including: site visits, scope determination, input data into computerized estimating systems, questions to Owner/Engineer and qualifications.

Manage the available bid time to insure accurate and timely preparation of a complete estimate.

Organize and detail the estimate so that it can be properly manhoured, easily understood for review purposes, and efficiently turned over to the field personnel.

Maintain the highest standards of professionalism, fairness and ethical behavior when representing TEI to clients, engineers, vendors or competitors.


  • High school degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 3-5 Years construction estimating experience in Industrial, process type construction projects.
  • Design build estimating experience
  • Experience with Hard Dollar estimating software a plus
  • Cross trained in Field experience, Purchasing, or RFQ’s
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints required.
  • Working knowledge of construction and estimating practices preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Outlook and Word required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • and work directly with staff and operations department on completing various project estimates, and documentation.
  • Successful candidate will work with district estimators to learn systems and procedures
  • Must have desire to work in Heavy Construction Industry

Ibberson is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages women, minorities, veterans and the disabled to apply. All new hires must successfully pass a new hire drug test, prior to start of employment.


About Kiewit

We’re one of the largest and most respected construction, mining and engineering organizations in North America. Chances are, you’ve driven across one of our bridges or powered your home through one of our plants. Our innovative projects and groundbreaking solutions help millions of people live better. For nearly 130 years, we’ve built an industry-wide reputation that consistently puts us in the top five among Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors. Our high standards and core values are, and will continue to be, front and center in everything we do:

  • People
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Stewardship

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others to apply.

Why a Career at Kiewit?

What makes us stand out in the industry? Every Kiewit employee has the potential to become a stockholder through our employee ownership plan. It’s a great way to drive the future of our company, from helping make important decisions to having an impact on long-term growth and sustainability. In fact, we’re 100 percent owned by active Kiewit employees, and we couldn’t be in better hands. That’s why we’re committed to enhancing the knowledge, skills and abilities of our employees. As part of our team, you’ll learn and grow with challenging work, expansive training programs and development opportunities—including our very own educational facility, Kiewit University. Not to mention that you’ll team up with top experts to work on some of the most exciting projects in the United States, Canada and Australia.

Location Information

Minnesota, MN

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