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Lead Estimator

at Parsons Corporation

Posted: 12/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R105185
Categories: Other/General

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Senior Rail Systems Construction Estimator

Parsons’ construction capabilities complement our engineering and design experience by delivering innovative, safe, and sustainable civil infrastructure around the world. We employ construction professionals with expertise in building major highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, rail, and water and wastewater treatment plants. In today’s rapidly evolving alternative project delivery and design-build markets, Parsons offers extraordinary career opportunities based on our existing projects and backlog; financial strength; bonding capacity; and inclusive design, construction engineering, and construction services — all under one roof. Parsons constructs world-class infrastructure.


Parsons is seeking a Sr. Rail Systems Construction Estimator for large, high-profile and complex Rail Transit infrastructure construction projects.  The ideal candidate will have experience with Overhead Contact, Traction Power, & Train Control installation estimating for Light Rail, Heavy Rail, Subway-Surface systems transportation projects.

This estimator will lead the estimating team in the development of aggressive project bids that withstand the scrutiny of internal and joint venture reviews.  Experience liaising with clients, knowledge of sub-contractors, negotiating with vendors, pricing and demonstrable experience in determining the best means and methods of delivery are expected at this level. 

This person will be a senior member of our pursuit team. The successful candidate will be well familiar in labor and trade work practices and union requirements. This person will be centered in our Westminster Colorado, construction office.


  • 5+ years’ experience in estimating for a transit systems contractor
  • Experience managing estimating teams on $50M + Design Build and/or Bid-Build projects.
  • Software: i.e. Excel, & Accu-Bid preferred. knowledge of HCSS Heavy Bid Estimating a plus.
  • Engineering degree preferred, not required.  Experience will substitute.


Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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