SUMMARY: Management Business Solutions is seeking an Underground Construction Estimator for its client in Santa Ana, CA (link removed) The person will be responsible for accurately estimating costs for underground construction projects, including utilities, pipelines, and infrastructure.


  • Analyze project blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare comprehensive cost estimates.

  • Conduct quantity take-offs and cost estimates for large-diameter underground construction projects.

  • Analyze subcontractor bids and proposals to ensure completeness and accuracy.

  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and clients to clarify project requirements and scope.

  • Prepare detailed cost estimates, including materials, labor, equipment, and overhead costs.

  • Evaluate project risks and opportunities to provide cost-effective solutions.

  • Maintain accurate records of estimates, budgets, and cost data.

  • Participate in bid review meetings and negotiations with subcontractors and suppliers.


  • Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or related field.

  • 5+ years of experience in Infrastructure Construction, Heavy Highway Construction or Water Treatment Plant Construction / Operations.

  • Proven experience as an estimator in underground construction or related field.

  • Proficiency in Estimating Software packages and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Strong knowledge of construction methods, materials, and regulations.

  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.