Senior Estimator (Land Development / Civil)

Turner Mining Group – Senior Estimator (Land Development / Civil)

Do you love heavy civil projects? Do you think differently? Are you ready to define the future of this industry?

We’ve been waiting for you! Turner Mining Group is committed to changing the way mining companies do business. We develop our people. We partner with our clients. We believe in win, win, win.

We are looking for a dynamic and talented heavy civil & mining professional to fill our Senior Estimator role at our fast-growing, forward thinking mining services company.


You want to work for a services company that is rapidly changing the way the largest materials producers and mining companies do business. You are motivated by solving problems and partnering with our clients and suppliers. You want to work with great people and enjoy being a part of a strong team. You are a knowledgeable heavy civil & mining estimator who is not afraid to jump into every detail. You want to be in a place where continuous learning and growth is the norm. You are adaptable and able to juggle multiple initiatives concurrently.

Position Overview

The Senior Estimator will be responsible for detailed estimating, bidding, budget and schedule development. Strong communication skills are essential for success as well as problem solving to interact with the Owners, design firms, superintendents, and field personnel. In-depth understanding of current heavy civil & mining software and computer skills is essential. It is critical the Estimator has the ability to travel in order to perform pre-bid job walks and meetings with potential clients and Owners.

Key Responsibilities

The Estimator is responsible for reviewing bid documents, estimate production, equipment, soliciting vender and subcontractor for pricing, capacity, availably and schedules, manpower requirements, and estimate capital and operating costs. Schedule estimates, projects, and resources. Monthly and daily production schedules. Monitor project progress and issue cost reports as necessary. Provide cash flow projections to generate values, rates of return and paybacks. Preparation and maintenance of tender documents. Conduct feasibility studies. Budget preparation to support field personnel. Establish and implement cost control activities. Conduct site visits as necessary. Produce documentation for new heavy civil & mining projects. Perform analysis for task within mining cycles. Act as Liaison with industry suppliers to maintain current price database. Advice and facilitate in management bid reviews. Creative on resource allocation to resolve any project and/or proposal challenges. Support project start-up all the way to completion and project close-out.

Essential Skills & Knowledge

  • Detailed understanding of mining operations & costs in hard rock open pit mining, crushing, processing facilities, leach pads, and tailing dam construction and operation
  • Mining planning development and bench design, drilling blasting development and optimization, haul truck production and optimization, equipment availability and utilization, and an understanding of crushing and screening operations
  • Solid understanding of financial and operational reporting
  • Proficiency in heavy equipment fleet best practices to perform estimates
  • Intelligent with demonstrated results from creativity
  • Willingness to learn what is takes to run a growing business function
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and written communication skill
  • Gifted multitasker who can prioritize and balance competing initiatives and activities
  • Knack for continuous improvement of processes and outcomes
  • Organized, problem solver and solution developer, who can work with business executives
  • Believe in the power of culture with strong leadership qualities
  • Experience and proficiency with HeavyBid, Primavera P6 and 3d Modeling software.


Turner Mining Group offers a competitive salary, an excellent work culture, career advancement opportunities. Our team offers a benefits program which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and a 401k with company match. We believe in a work life balance and established an Unlimited Paid Time Off policy as well as paid time off for major holidays.

At Turner Mining Group, we encourage and celebrate an inclusive environment for all employees and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer.

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