Senior Estimator - Civil

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Jeddah
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Project/Program Management/Management

Job Description:

Parsons is seeking a highly skilled Civil Estimator with a specialization in Real Estate Development projects and expertise with Building Information Modeling (BIM) to join our dynamic team.

The Civil Estimator will play a crucial role in the planning, budgeting, and execution of large-scale real estate development projects. This role requires a deep understanding of construction costs, BIM processes, and the ability to provide accurate and detailed project estimates. The ideal candidate will collaborate with various departments to ensure the successful delivery of projects within budget and on schedule.


  • Prepare detailed cost estimates for large-scale real estate development projects.

  • Analyze project plans and specifications to develop comprehensive project budgets.

  • Conduct quantity take-offs and cost comparisons for different construction materials and methods.

  • Update and maintain cost databases and historical data for future reference.

  • Utilize BIM tools and software to support the estimation process.

  • Collaborate with BIM coordinators to ensure accurate and up-to-date project models.

  • Integrate BIM data into cost estimates and project schedules.

  • Identify and resolve discrepancies between BIM models and project documents.

  • Work closely with project managers, architects, engineers, and contractors to gather necessary information and clarify project requirements.

  • Participate in project meetings and provide input on cost implications of design changes.

  • Assist in value engineering efforts to optimize project costs without compromising quality.

  • Prepare detailed estimate reports and presentations for stakeholders.

  • Document assumptions, methodologies, and sources used in the estimation process.

  • Maintain organized records of all estimate-related documents and communications.

  • Identify potential risks and uncertainties in project estimates and develop mitigation strategies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in construction estimating, preferably in real estate development.

  • Proficiency in BIM software (e.g., Revit, Navisworks) and estimation software (e.g., Bluebeam, CostX).

  • Strong analytical and numerical skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to interpret architectural and engineering drawings.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong organizational and time management abilities.

  • Professional certification is a plus.

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Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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