Northeast Region

Estimating Intern

Position Summary:

The Estimating-intern will work closely with other members of the Estimating Department Team to support the pre-construction phase, perform bid, proposal and budget preparation, assist with value engineering for ongoing projects and support subcontractor/vendor relations. 


  • Comply with (and actively promote) all Safety policies and procedures including reporting all accidents, incidents and near-misses to ensure adherence to our Number One Core Value – Safety first, in everything we do.
  • Work as an integral part of our Estimating team to perform plan and specification analysis, takeoff and pricing of road, bridge, marine and other heavy/civil projects with values from $5 million to $400 million
  • Work with subcontractors and vendors to define scope, and perform subcontractor and vendor analysis
  • Assist with all Estimating functions for Lump Sum, Design/Build and Unit Price projects
  • Assist with the budgeting, purchasing and cost functions


  • Civil Engineering major
  • Prior co-op experience in construction preferred
  • Strong computer skills
  • Experience with Heavy-bid estimating software preferred
  • Experience with computerized takeoff and/or design programs

Necessary Attributes:

  • Must possess the ability to adapt to different personalities and management styles
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, challenging environment
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to function well as an integral part of our estimating team
  • Self-starter with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Above average organizational skills 

The Middlesex Corporation is an “Equal Opportunity Employer—Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons”

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