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Project Estimator | Sioux Falls

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Project Estimator to join our team. The Estimator will play a pivotal role in accurately assessing project costs and providing essential support to project managers and clients. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of telecommunications projects, excellent analytical skills, and a proven track record in estimating project costs accurately.


  • Understanding the project scope and requirements thoroughly.
  • Identifying key variables for cost estimation and analysis.
  • Conducting comprehensive research to obtain data on labor costs, materials, production times, etc.
  • Utilizing QuickBase for data analysis, forecasting, and budgeting.
  • Reviewing offers and quotes from subcontractors or vendors to ensure competitiveness.
  • Performing risk analysis to identify potential project challenges and mitigate risks.
  • Creating and submitting detailed estimate reports or bids to relevant stakeholders.
  • Providing expert consultation on project planning, including schedules and manpower requirements.
  • Obtaining competitive pricing from subcontractors and vendors to optimize project management efficiency.
  • Maintaining accurate records of estimating results and providing data to the management team for analysis and industry trends.
  • Following up with customers of unawarded projects to gather feedback for future estimating considerations.
  • Supporting regional business development initiatives as directed by the VP of Sales or Operations Presidency.
  • Ensuring thorough documentation of all project-related activities and communications.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as an Estimator or similar role, preferably in the telecommunications industry.
  • Familiarity with financial and project management principles.
  • In-depth knowledge of research and data analysis methods, as well as estimation formulas.
  • Exceptional mathematical and IT abilities with a strong analytical mindset.
  • Proficiency in relevant software for data analysis and project management.
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills.
  • Thoroughness, reliability, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Required Meetings or Coordination:

  • Daily calls with Project Managers
  • Daily contact with customers
  • Weekly safety meeting with all field employees
  • Weekly Project Manager meeting with other PM’s, CM’s, and Operations Presidency
  • Weekly report to direct manager on status regarding the above listed responsibilities

VIKOR specializes in commercial tower construction, maintenance, and service work for the wireless, utility, and wind energy industries. With offices in Sioux Falls, SD; Rapid City, SD; Pleasant Grove, UT; Denver, CO; Phoenix, AZ; Albuquerque, NM; Sebree, KY; and Bismarck, ND our geographic footprint spans from the Great Plains to the Mountain States.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year

Location: Sioux Falls, SD

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For more information contact Human Resources at or call (605) 331-6972.