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Project Engineer Estimator - Trainee

Project Engineer Estimator - Trainee

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Intern/Co-op - Seasonal

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South Capitol Bridgebuilders is currently seeking an Project Engineer Estimator Trainee  for the Mid-Atlantic Heavy Civil Division at our Washington DC location.

The trainee will learn to support and work with management, operations and estimating staff in the review of project plans, requirements and specifications. The trainee learn extensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering principles. Qualified individuals will have be currently studying engineering or construction management.

South Capitol Bridgebuilders is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Archer Western employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:


  • Challenging, complex projects
  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment
  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success
  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development
  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want



  • Review project plans, requirements and specifications.
  • Determine labor and equipment costs.
  • Train and learn on accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing.
  • Review and learn to understand all bid documents and assess project risks.
  • Train to understand project logistics and project schedule.
  • Prepare bid packages. Compare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.
  • Review quotes and estimates with the Project Management Team.
  • Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, Schematic, DD, CD, etc.)
  • Assist with certain post-bid buyouts.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned


  • Currently enrolled in a 4 year degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management
  • Computers skills  or knowledge with MS Office, Primavera P6
  • Excellent written and oral communicator


Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran

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