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Company: Cementation USA
Location: Santee
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Terra Nova Technologies (TNT) provides materials handling design, consulting services, design/supply sourcing, and general contracting to the mining and minerals processing, phosphate, waste, coal, aggregate, cement, and other bulk materials industries throughout the world. TNT is part of the Cementation America's group an underground mine contracting and engineering company. TNT along with Cementation is focused upon safety and the relationships we build with clients and employees, seeking to make them long-term.

Our ability to design and construct world class projects requires the right mix of individuals and skills. Our successes are delivered based on the strengths of our employees. We are currently seeking an experienced Estimator. In an attempt to recruit the highest quality people to join our team and demonstrate the value we place in our employees, we offer an extremely competitive compensation, bonus, and benefits packages, which are among the best in the industry


The Estimator works closely with the Business Development, Engineering and Operations teams in order to respond to Client tender requests.

Will determine the requirements to accomplish the work involved in the preparation of cost estimates and proposals, including review of tender documents and utilization of available resources. Be able to prepare proposals for competitive equipment bids and/or engineering studies at the scoping, prefeasibility and feasibility levels from the receipt of a client request or associated site visit up to and including final proposal submission. Will lead the estimating process for a particular proposal and will be expected to schedule the work, prepare the estimates using estimating software, develop and write proposal documents in a technically competent manner and deliver the final proposal on time.


  • Analyze request for tender drawings, designs, specifications, and documentation to prepare schedules, cost estimates and bid documents
  • Apply labor, equipment and material requirements and costs to each estimate
  • Recommend vendors and subcontractors to be selected. Obtain vendor quotations and consult with vendors and engineering specialists to discuss and formulate estimates
  • Interface with other individuals in the organization to obtain, review and support the commitments required for the cost estimates
  • Ensure historical data obtained from project records is stored in a centralized estimating database.
  • Provide improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs
  • Prepare all tenders in accordance with the company bidding processes and procedures
  • Assist the proposal coordinator in meeting the deliverable requirements of all tender submissions including writing cover/lead letters, methods statements, exceptions and clarifications and other documents for the proposal
  • Prepare back-up estimates and store originals and copies as per company procedures
  • Assist and support project management to ensure continuity between the tender and project execution
  • Be prepared to travel for site visits and inspections and to work in branch or joint venture partner offices. Travel may include international assignments. Travel period may range from one day to several weeks. A valid passport is required to be maintained at all times.
  • Be able to make presentations to owners and clients on proposals completed for submission.
  • Conduct risk reviews and checking duties in a manner that is responsive to corporate needs in an effort to ensure accuracy.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's Degree in applicable field


  • 5-10 years experience in estimating in the materials handling or mining project fields
  • Advance knowledge of estimating software, productivity software including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Preferred experience with Microsoft project, Primavera P6 and AutoCAD
  • Preferred ability to communicate in Spanish

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Keywords: Cementation USA, Santee , Estimator, Other , Santee, California

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