Senior Estimator - Branch Civil

Cary, NC posted on July 25

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Branch Civil is searching for a Senior Estimator to join their Raleigh, NC team.  The Senior Estimator accurately interprets contract documents and provides a quality estimate for each heavy highway/site project.  Keeping in mind how that project will most likely be constructed.


  • Four-year degree in an Engineering, Construction Management or a Business related field supplemented with a minimum of 10+ years construction/estimating experience
  • DOT estimating experience required.
  • Experience in HCSS - HeavyBid.  


  • Position is responsible for assigned project estimate from ordering the plans through finalizing the bid.
  • Advises and assists Chief Estimator on systems improvements/upgrades that will ensure competitive bides based on meaningful, accurate data.
  • Assists Chief EStimator by investigating market potential and opportunities with a view to implementing established services and recommending additional opportunities.
  • Cultivates relationships with competent subcontractors and vendors to ensure preferred pricing.
  • Conducts occasional pre-bid site visits to document by photographs, video, or other means.
  • Makes full, detailed quantity and labor takeoffs; prepares accurate estimate including all elements of material, labor and subcontracts
  • Performs risk assessment of the project and accounts for identified risks
  • Prepares project schedules, as warranted by each company’s planning needs.
  • Researches files and other sources for information for estimate preparation, as well as developing new ways to improve cost estimates
  • Provides assistance to other Divisions to maximize company opportunities.
  • Clearly and decisively makes decisions in a timely manner.
  • Encourages and listens to ideas/concerns of others, while providing input and understanding.
  • Displays a personal commitment to developing skills, ethics, and conduct to a high level within the industry. 

Company Benefits: 

  • Annual Pay Increases
  • Health and Vision, including a Wellness Plan
  • Dental
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401(K)
  • Vacation and Sick Time

Branch Civil is the consolidation of sister companies Branch Highways and E V Williams. Branch Civil is a member of The Branch Group, Inc., a 100 % employee-owned (ESOP) company based out of Roanoke, Virginia, with regional divisions in Northern Virginia, Virginia Beach and North Carolina. Branch Civil provides full-service construction and design-build services for highways, airports, dams and site development for commercial, institutional, industrial, and residential markets. 

We encourage Minorities and Females to Apply. EOE M/F/D/V. VA Cont. Lic., Class A, #2701-029434A.