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Construction Estimator – Grading and Utilities

Grading and Utilities Construction Estimator


As one of the larger heavy highway and general contracting companies in the Chattanooga, North Georgia, and Northeast Alabama area, and a leader in quality performance, Talley Construction understands that outstanding people are key to our success. As we offer our customers a wide range of services, we do so with dedication to our core values, the needs of our customers, honesty in all aspects of our business, and respect for all individual employees.


Duties will include:

  • Quantity Take-off for site work including grading, storm drain, and utilities
  • Prepare full service cost estimate for various site construction projects
  • Solicitation for material and sub quotes
  • Analyze construction risk through site visits, plan interpreting and scope understanding
  • Rough Estimate Scheduling
  • Must be able to read plans (Both Civil and Architectural)
  • Willingness to be flexible in duties and have a “get-it-done” attitude
  • Must pass post offer drug screen
  • Must provide proof of eligibility to legally work in the US.
  • All new hires will be processed through E – Verify
  • Some travel may be required



  • Minimum 3-5 years of proven experience as Estimator or similar position
  • Estimating experience for large civil site development in both the residential and commercial market
  • Estimating experience for roadway construction and working with DOT/Municipalities
  • Estimating experience in underground utilities (Water, Sewer, Storm)
  • Project Management experience preferred but not required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Outlook and Word required
  • Proficiency using Take-Off software (Agtek Preferred)
  • Proficiency using Estimating Software (HCSS Heavybid Preferred)



  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or related field preferred but not required


As a Highway Contractor, it is the policy of Talley Construction Company to assure that applicants are treated during recruiting & employment without regard to their race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability. Veterans, Minorities & Females encouraged to apply.

Compensation will be determined based on skills, education, and experience. Full benefits package is offered, including: medical insurance, dental insurance, paid time off and 401k retirement plan



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