Jeff Asbell Excavating & Trucking, Inc.
  • 10-Jul-2018 to 31-Aug-2018 (CST)
  • Carl Junction, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401(K)


Are you ready to take your career to the next level?

Asbell Companies is currently seeking a Civil Estimator for our Carl Junction, MO corporate office location. Successful candidate will be working with our estimating team to bid on Roads, Building Pads, Utility and Municipality projects including storm and sewer drain work. The Estimator is responsible for developing accurate and timely proposals and estimates for projects to ensure that Asbell is a responsive bidder.  Successful candidate will also work with a team in the development of a multidisciplinary estimate and independently on projects of lesser scope and complexity.  Drug screen and criminal background check is required upon hire.

About Asbell Companies
Asbell Companies is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company that works year-round and offers top pay, great benefits including health and dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, paid time off, with opportunities for professional growth, and much more.  This is an opportunity for someone to join a growing division under strong leadership with a competitive starting salary plus long term growth and professional growth with a company that is driven to succeed.


  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement with match
  • Paid time off
  • Holiday pay

Additional Benefits

  • Company provided laptop
  • Company provided cell phone


  • Reviews project plans, requirements and specifications to develop a comprehensive understanding of the project and develop scope of work, labor and equipment costs.
  • Prepares quantity takeoffs and pricing of scope either through self-perform production-based estimate or unit price estimating.
  • Reviews and understands all bid documents and material requirements to assess constructability and product material requirements.
  • Initiates subcontractor solicitations and quality discussions with subcontractors to gain detailed knowledge of portion of work for which the Estimator is responsible.
  • Prepares bid packages; involves comparison and analysis of competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.
  • Analyzes subcontractor bonding capabilities, workload and prior performance relative to project.
  • Prepares estimates according to the requirements of multiple delivery systems. Reviews quotes and estimates with the project management team.
  • Initiates and participates in meet and greet presentations with subcontractors and suppliers.


  • Civil Engineering or Construction Management degree preferred
  • 5 years of experience with a college degree or 10 years of experience
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in Civil and Earthwork scopes of work, including quantifying and understanding costs involved with self-performing these scopes
  • Extensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering principles
  • Able to work independently without much supervision and work well with a team
  • Engages and coordinates with Lead Estimator on the bid.
  • Understands Costs and Market Conditions.
  • Takes accountability for delivering on commitments.
  • Identifies and understands differences in subcontractor quotations.
  • Looks to continually improve and grow.
  • Accurately estimates time required to complete actions and activities.
  • Accurately interprets written information associated with projects.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced computer skills with estimating software
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced, changing environment


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