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Empowering a Sustainable Future: Join Sendero Energy Services as a Civil Estimator

Are you passionate about contributing to the renewable energy revolution? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a knack for accurate project estimation? If so, Sendero Energy Services invites you to join our innovative team as a Civil Estimator in the heart of Houston, Texas.

Civil Estimator

About Sendero Energy Services

Sendero Energy Services stands at the forefront of the civil construction industry, providing specialized professional services in earthwork, drainage, and utilities for renewable energy developers and EPC firms in the Southwest. Committed to building a sustainable future, Sendero takes pride in its collaborative and inclusive work environment, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.

Job Overview

  • Position: Civil Estimator

  • Location: Houston, TX

  • Type: Full-Time

  • Start Date: January 2024

Key Responsibilities

Project Estimation:
  • Develop precise cost estimates for civil construction projects related to renewable energy developments.

  • Analyze project specifications, drawings, and documents to prepare comprehensive and competitive bids.

  • Collaborate with project managers and engineers to gather essential information for accurate estimations.

Cost Analysis:
  • Conducting in-depth cost analysis, considering material, labor, equipment, and overhead costs.

  • Evaluating potential risks and uncertainties associated with projects and incorporating contingencies into estimates.

  • Staying informed about market trends, pricing, and industry benchmarks to ensure competitive and accurate estimates.

Bid Preparation:
  • Preparing and submitting well-organized and professional bid packages according to project requirements and deadlines.

  • Collaborating with the business development team to review bid strategies and ensure alignment with company goals.

Vendor and Subcontractor Relations:
  • Sourcing and negotiating with vendors and subcontractors to obtain competitive pricing and favorable terms.

  • Maintaining strong relationships with key suppliers and subcontractors to enhance the company's competitiveness.

Proposal Development:
  • Develop compelling proposals highlighting Sendero Energy Services' strengths and capabilities.

  • Ensure that proposals align with project specifications and requirements.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction management, or a related field.

  • Proven experience as a Civil Estimator in the construction industry, focusing on renewable energy projects.

  • Strong understanding of civil construction processes, including earthwork, drainage, and utilities.

  • Proficiency in estimating software, including HeavyBid, and the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Effective communication and negotiation abilities.

  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy.


In return for your expertise and dedication, Sendero Energy Services offers:

  • Competitive salary

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • Retirement savings plan

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment

How to Apply

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to The application deadline is December 15. Sendero Energy Services is an equal-opportunity employer.

Join Us in Building a Sustainable Future

If you are a motivated and experienced Civil Estimator looking to contribute to the success of renewable energy projects in the Southwest, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity with Sendero Energy Services. Join us in building a sustainable future where your skills and passion make a meaningful impact.


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