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Who is OHLA USA?


We are a company who believes in building a better, safer, more sustainable world for generations to come. We are committed to making a difference within our communities, who depend on the safety and reliability of the structures we build and is possible with our main asset, our people!


OHLA USA brings together the construction industry's most diverse talent who thrive in a collaborative work environment and appreciate challenges and opportunities.

We currently have an opportunity for an Estimator in Riverdale, MD. The Estimator is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of estimates for jobs to be bid on, including preparation, supervision of take offs, and coordination and/or supervision of other estimators & engineers. The Estimator shall have extensive knowledge of construction means, methods, costs, engineering, and industry principles.


  • Review project plans, requirements, and specifications
  • Determine labor and equipment costs.
  • Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing – discuss and propose the most proper means and method.
  • Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks.
  • Understand project logistics and project schedule.
  • Prepare bid packages – compare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier bids.
  • Review quotes and estimates with the Project Management Team
  • Prepare estimates at different levels of completion (conceptual, Schematic, DD, CD, etc.)
  • Perform certain post-bid buyouts.
  • Perform pre-construction duties and meetings with clients, owners, suppliers, and JV partners.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
  • Perform estimations of Change Orders and claims
  • Review and preparation of impacts in schedule estimations


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering or Architecture
  • 5+ years’ experience estimating heavy civil projects.
  • Advanced computer skills with estimating software – HCSS Heavy Bid
  • Effective presentation skills

Standout Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation
  • Primavera P6 knowledge preferred.
  • Knowledge of construction costs and engineering principles
  • Advanced computers skills with MS Office


  • Well organized, flexible, detail oriented, and multi-tasked
  • Prioritize workload and consistently meet deadlines while constantly changing tasks and demands.
  • Ability to work with other engineers and estimators and be part of a team.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.


Additional Benefits offered by OHLA USA:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year of employment
  • Personal Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Engaging work environment
  • And much more!!

To learn more about OHLA USA, visit our website


OHLA ADA Message: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee will require the ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environments. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; Employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud noise.

OHLA EEO Message: OHLA USA and its affiliates are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


OHLA USA and its subsidiaries (“OHLA”) shall not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to OHLA or an employee of OHLA, by mail, electronically, or otherwise will be considered OHLA property. OHLA will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. OHLA will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred to by the Agency free of any charges or fees. OHLA Human Resources is the only authorized representative of OHLA to execute any agreements with search firms or staffing agencies. As a condition for payment, a Vendor shall have OHLA USA Inc.’s Personnel Agreement and a Job Order signed by an authorized OHLA HR representative. Verbal or written communications from any employee of OHLA and its subsidiaries shall not be considered binding obligations. All resumes, whether unsolicited or solicited, shall be the property of OHLA.


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