We are currently searching for a Chief Estimator to work with our Charlotte Division.  The Chief Estimator is the primary member of the estimating team who is responsible for creating budgets and estimates.


  • Oversight of the estimating process for projects bid and awarded in the division, and will follow standardized procedures, methods, and processes for estimating
  • Oversee analysis of past performance on projects and establish estimating standards for all future estimates based on such analysis and assist in oversight of the historical cost database and bid management and estimating software.
  • Works with the Division Manager to oversee department standards for deliverables such as bid packages, deliverable formats, and budget tracking tools
  • Manages and coordinates with estimating team, software and other resources used to perform the estimating functions.
  • Assigns responsibilities for estimating team on each project.
  • Reviews project plans and specifications and coordinates with the team to confirm complete scope.
  • Identify risk issues and their order of magnitude.
  • Solicit subcontractor and/or supplier information & pricing.
  • Prepares instructions to bidders, bid form and other bid solicitation information as required.
  • Performs and/or manages the quantity survey and pricing effort for internal budgets.
  • Prepares conceptual budgets based on minimal information.
  • Reviews general conditions, schedule, scopes of work, hoisting plans, site logistics and other exhibits as prepared.
  • Ensures the flow of project information is maintained and documented.
  • Reviews and/or manages the review and scoping of specialty contractor bids.
  • Coordinates insurance requirements with risk management.
  • Coordinates technical proposal requirements with Marketing department.
  • Reviews constructability issues with operational staff.
  • Maintains and communicates data on construction and material cost trends affecting project costs.
  • Analyze alternate means and methods to determine the most economic alternative.
  • Builds effective relationships with customers, design team, specialty contractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customer's expectations.
  • Performs other related duties as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Administration, or equivalent related work experience.
  • Minimum of 15 or more years estimating or project experience on heavy civil projects (at least 10 years of estimating experience)
  • Be proficient in all computer software programs used in estimating.  
  • Possess strong mathematical and computer skills. Proficiency with all MS Office products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
  • Expertise in one or more areas of heavy civil.


Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers, grasp, reach with hands and arms, see, speak, and hear. Frequently stand and walk. Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or bend. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Most work is performed in office environment.



  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications
  • Health benefits and 401(k) Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay


About Morgan Corp:

Morgan Corp. has been a leader in commercial and industrial site development since 1945. Our expertise includes a multitude of services – site preparation, landfills, underground utilities, soil stabilization, roller compacted concrete, and water resources. Our Industrial Division acts as a heavy industrial general contractor capable of self-performing structural concrete, structural steel, equipment installation, piping, and electrical scopes.

With offices in Spartanburg, Charlotte, Savannah, and Raleigh, we serve the entire Southeast region. Our company delivers quality projects by focusing on safety, people, and relationships. The construction field requires a lot of attention to detail and patience to ensure our own, and one another’s, safety. Let our competitively low incident rate, low EMR, and extensive work hours without a lost-time injury speak for how dedicated we are to our employees’ safety. Our culture of integrity, respect and collaboration promotes teamwork and a sense of purpose. Through innovation and discipline, we apply our knowledge and experience to maximize value.

For additional company information, please visit us at www.morgan-corp.com

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.