Estimator Student Intern
Minneapolis, MN 
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Job/Internship Description
Estimator Student Intern - 190000XX

My Career. My Company. My Legacy.

At PCL, you are more than just an employee. You could be part of a team that works hard, plays hard, and makes a difference in your community. PCL offers competitive compensation packages, and a chance to be an owner in our 100-percent employee-owned company. We not only reward you financially, but give you challenging assignments and a supportive work environment which promotes personal and professional growth.

Whether you are looking for a corporate or construction career, exciting opportunities are waiting for you. Our people have helped us stand out as a leading general contracting organization, which is why we are always looking for new talent-individuals who can bring innovative solutions and thinking to every project.

We are seeking an Estimating Intern for our Minneapolis District office located in Edina, MN.

The role will involve a combination of the following duties depending on the assigned project:

  • Reviewing quantity survey assignment with lead estimator
  • Performing general sub-trade solicitation duties
  • Bid document control
  • Performing bid day assignments
  • Sub-trade bid reviews and recapping
  • Visiting job sites periodically
  • Use of in-house estimating software (BEST Estimating)
  • Developing relationships with subcontractors
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Pursuing an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Architectural Drafting & Estimating Technology, Construction Management, or similar degree
  • Must be authorized to work in the US *PCL will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g. H1-B, etc.) for this position
  • Any experience using the following; On-Screen Takeoff, Microsoft Excel and Word, Revit, Acrobat, and other computer software
  • Required to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, with project personnel, suppliers, subcontractors and owners
  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications, and perform quantity take offs
  • Employment with PCL is contingent upon passing a substance abuse test

Skills that are a Plus for the Estimating job stream :

  • Knowledge of unit pricing and a general understanding of conceptual estimating
  • Prior experience working in construction
  • Have a general understanding of contract agreements; Lump Sum, Design Build, Project Management, Construction Management, Public/Private Partnership
Working Conditions:
  • This is a non-exempt, Temp position, approx. 40hrs/week
  • This position will work in our district office located in Edina, MN
  • Office hours are 7:30am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday

The PCL family of companies are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for, and we aspire to be the most respected builder, renowned for excellence, leadership, and unsurpassed value.

Let us help you build your Legacy today.

PCL is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

Employee Status : Internship Full-time
Job Level : Student or New Grad
Company : PCL Construction Services, Inc.
Primary Location : United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis

Job Posting : Nov 11, 2019, 8:50:08 PM
Closing Date : Ongoing
Job : Estimator

Equal Employment Opportunity. Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
Preferred Majors
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