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Job Code:2024-PRO STF-9
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Location:Tinton Falls, NJ
Company:Kiely Business Services


Over the past six decades, we’ve built the Kiely Family of Companies to focus on customer success and design-build capabilities. We rely on a culture of teamwork, technological innovation and high ethical standards to deliver successful solutions to our customers.

The Kiely Family of Companies, established in 1952 by John F. Kiely Sr., contributes to something far greater than itself, as each company’s unique capabilities enhance the others, making us greater than the sum of our parts.

ENR 500 and 600 ranked for engineering and construction, KIELY serves the needs of our customers, offering a diversified list of services, such as full-service engineering, utility construction, heavy highway, hot mix asphalt production, equipment sales and leasing, recycling services, and residential and commercial building, leasing, and maintenance.

Kiely serves a purpose much larger than any individual, project, or entity. We refer to our employees as team members because together we empower, partner, and advance. Our team members are an elite group of behind-the-scenes professionals who embody Kiely’s core values.

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Estimator would be responsible for bid cost estimates and preparing bids for utility work in the gas, water, and sewer sectors being pursued as well as managing these projects through construction. 

  1. Review bid documents and make note of requirements
  2. Producing timely and accurate estimates using HCSS Heavy Bid platform.
  3. Work closely with clients, contractors, and third-party providers in development of a project.
  4. Responsible for the scope, schedule, cost, quality, communication, resource, issues, risks, change control and contractor management plans. Level of detail is driven by project size and complexity
  5. Generate RFIs for project clarification and/or requirements. 
  6. Prepare bid proposals and SOW’s for submittal and follow–up. 
  7. Expedite execution and return of subcontractor agreements
  8. Maintain organization of project information
  9. Providing timely and accurate material take offs 
  10. Producing timely and accurate estimates through use of MS Excel and internal database
  11. Establishing and setting priorities according to your workload 


  1. College degree in Engineering and/or Business Administration
  2. Five years of experience of related experience preferably in the heavy civil construction field
  3. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  4. Excellent customer service skills Knowledge and understanding of project specifications for utility infrastructure construction projects
  5. Strong written and verbal communication skills
  6. Demonstrate strong attention to detail 
  7. Experience with the use of estimating software such as HCSS Heavy Bid, HCSS Project Management Heavy Job & Timberline
  8. Strong MS Excel skills
  9. Knowledge of the utility industry
  10. Understanding of utility expansion projects from feasibility concept, design, construction, startup, commissioning, and transfer to operations

Position offers competitive pay, benefits, paid vacation, and health/dental insurance.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

The Kiely Family of Companies is a growing and dynamic company actively seeking applications and resumes from exceptional candidates. Whether you come equipped with years of experience in the underground utility field—or you’re ready to work hard and get there—we want to hear from you.