Chief Estimator

The Chief Estimator will oversee all activities in the estimation process, ensuring that projects are accurately estimated,

risks are identified, and all operational aspects are prepared for successful project execution. This senior role involves

close collaboration with various departments to ensure a seamless transition from planning to execution.

Reports to President

Bid Strategy Development

  • Oversee and guide the entire estimation process, ensuring all estimates are precise and comprehensive.
  • Develop and implement high-level strategies to create competitive and compelling bids that align with Turner Mining Group’s business objectives.
  • Evaluate market trends and competitor strategies to identify opportunities for differentiation and competitive advantage.
  • Foster strong relationships with clients and stakeholders to understand their needs and position Turner Mining Group as the preferred contractor.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to align bid strategies with overall company goals and financial targets.

Internal Process Management

  • Ensure all operational aspects are prepared for project execution, including resource allocation and scheduling, by developing and implementing streamlined processes.
  • Oversee risk management strategies, identifying potential risks early and developing robust mitigation plans.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including operations, finance, asset management, and human resources to ensure cohesive and efficient project planning and execution.
  • Lead and mentor the estimating team, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.

Data Management

  • Ensure compliance with client specifications and company policies by establishing and maintaining standards for all estimation activities and documentation.
  • Develop and implement systems for maintaining detailed and accurate records of all estimation activities, including assumptions, methodologies, and decision-making processes.
  • Present cost estimates and strategic insights to the Operational Leadership Team, highlighting key differentiators of Turner Mining Group’s proposals.
  • Drive continuous improvement by implementing feedback and lessons learned into future estimation processes.
  • Utilize data analytics to identify new business opportunities and potential markets, developing strategic plans to pursue them.


  • Project Management, Accounting, Email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Budgeting, Forecasting, HCSS HeavyBid, HCSS HeavyJob, Primavera P6.

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