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Construction Estimator

Company Description

Blakeslee Arpaia Chapman began as a one-man contracting firm launched way back in 1844. Our specialty is providing engineered construction services throughout Connecticut, as well as nearby communities in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Providing a wide range of industrial construction services, we’ve worked with a variety of clients including large businesses, public utilities, and private clients in Branford, CT; and beyond. When it comes to undertaking and completing massive construction projects featuring the use of heavy-duty equipment, BAC is the team to trust.

Blakeslee Arpaia Chapman’s engineered construction services include bridge rigging, underpinning construction, marine construction, construction work for utility substations, as well as utility rigging and millwrighting services. Combining our experience in underpinning and heavy construction with only the finest quality of professional-grade equipment, many local municipalities, developers, schools, and other firms have turned to Blakeslee Arpaia Chapman for their new building construction and repair projects.

No matter what construction service you are looking for, when you work with our pile driving contractor, you can rest assured that each project we take on will be planned out in expert fashion and completed thoroughly by a skilled, knowledgeable team who will get the job done on time and on budget.

Visit us at: https://bac-inc.com/


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Job Location:
Branford, CT, United States
Primary Category:
Construction Management
Secondary Category:
Job Type:
Full Time
Last Modified:
$90000.00 - $120000.00  year



This position is responsible for developing accurate and timely proposals and estimates for both private and public projects ranging from $100k to $25 million in Heavy, Utility and Marine construction.

  • Analyze and compile estimate data that impact the cost of labor, materials, equipment requirements, location and other factors to ensure a high quality and timely estimate.
  • Review drawings and specifications and proposed project site conditions; record findings and solicit input from field operations to include in final project estimate.
  • Analyze alternative solutions and construction methods to increase competitiveness of the bid.
  • Ensure all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figures.
  • Participates in activities to support the company’s strategic planning efforts.
  • Review proposal specifications and drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work, required proposal/bid deliverables, ascertain potential risks, follow-up for in-house operations plans, etc. for estimates and bids.
  • Provide conceptual, schematic and final estimates.
  • Develop and maintain business relationships to increase bid opportunities in the local market.
  • Communicate estimate bid information to field operations at pre-construction meetings to ensure understanding of scope of job.
  • Review “take-off” quantities to ensure accuracy of data used in estimates.
  • Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.
  • Generate RFIs to clarify bid documents.
  • Present estimate and participate in bid reviews with senior management to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience.
  • 3+ years as a Superintendent, Project Manager or similar.
  • 5+ years full time estimating experience
  • 10+ years total experience
  • Proficiency with all MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • MS Project Scheduling software.
  • Advanced knowledge of Estimating software HCSS HeavyBid.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction principles
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Branford, CT 06405: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Construction estimating (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

To apply, send resume to: jramos@bac-inc.com







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