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Jacobs Lead Estimator in Denver, Colorado

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

We challenge what is accepted, so we can shape innovative and lasting solutions for tomorrow. If you’re interested in a long and rewarding career working with the #1 ranked most admired engineering / construction company in the world, then Jacobs is where you belong. We are looking for a driven and progressive Estimator in Englewood, CO, to support our Program Management Team within a natural gas plant.

As a Lead Estimator you will be responsible for managing and prioritizing estimating workload for estimating team to meet estimate deliverable dates. You’ll be a key contributor and mentor to a knowledgeable and supportive team as you compute cost estimates of raw materials or subcontracted work and labor; prepare and maintain historical cost data; and create cost models for estimating elements. While utilizing an estimating software, you will map out gaps and create plans to close them. You’ll tap into both your creative and analytical sides in this role as you develop cost reports and presents findings to management, contract personnel, proposal coordinators, and customer representatives.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Bring your team-focus, adaptability, and commitment to excellence, and we’ll help you grow what drives you – and deliver the world’s most challenging.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • BS degree in Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent work experience

  • 12+ years of estimating experience with gas projects or related

  • Adept at researching and resolving project-related issues

  • Must be proficient using MS Excel and MS Word

  • Demonstrated knowledge of estimating tools

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:

  • AACE Accreditation

  • Experience with InEight estimating software

Typical salary range for this position is $137,500 to $200,000 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.