Weeks Construction - Senior Estimator - Cranford


Cranford, NJ, US

Requisition ID: 172194 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Weeks Marine - Construction 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Marine 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Senior Estimator is responsible for gathering details and compiling data to estimate all production costs according to bid documents.

District Overview

Weeks Marine’s vast reach and deep expertise, combined with the sheer size and diversity of its equipment fleet, enables the company to serve as a one-stop shop for clients in both the private and governmental sectors, providing exceptional customer service, environmental sensitivity, operational efficiency, and a long-standing commitment to safety. Weeks Marine is headquartered in Cranford, New Jersey, and manages a network of regional offices in Louisiana, Texas, Hawaii, Guam, Ontario, and Nova Scotia. 


This position will be located in Cranford, NJ.


• Analyze plans and specifications
• Perform site visit(s) and meets with owners and designers if required
• Prepare take-offs
• Prepare budgetary estimates
• Establishes means and methods of construction and performs engineering analyses to support
means and methods
• Prepare costs analysis for certain or all portions of the projects
• Solicit quotes from subcontractors and vendors
• Prepare construction schedule and perform cash-flow analyses
• Close out bids and assist in preparation of supporting documentation
• From time to time, visits projects, and prepares cost analyses



• 10+ years of experience in Heavy Civil Marine Construction with 4+ years Estimating preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Technology/Management required
• Proficient skills in standard computer software packages
• Supervisory experience preferred
• This position requires fluent use of the verbal and written English language



Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Weeks Marine. With marine construction and dredging projects across North America, you’ll be challenged and have more opportunities to grow from Day One.

At Weeks Marine, you'll develop multidiscipline capabilities to grow your knowledge of marine infrastructure construction, waterway maintenance and creation, tunneling and other environmental coastal protection projects — all while helping people across the globe live better.

If you're looking for a career that can take you places, look no further.

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