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Senior Estimator

Job Information
LocationConstruction Jobs in Phoenix, Arizona
Salary$130,000 - $110,000
Job TypePermanent
EducationBachelor's degree in Construction
Experience10+ years of related experience

Job Description

Our client specializes in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While they are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, they provide much more than that. They create an unshakable foundation for progress because their multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why they believe diversity is their greatest strength.

They believe that the way they work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, they believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

This highly valued firm is currently seeking a Senior Estimator to join their team in Phoenix, AZ.

Primary Responsibilities

• Perform general or discipline cost estimating generating capital cost and/or services estimates; data analysis identifying problems and make recommendations; and control activities for project and/or proposal efforts

• Support estimate reporting and reviews

• Provide technical direction to assigned personnel when delegated

• Execute simultaneous tasks within broadly defined parameters

• Prepare services, distributable, contractor indirect and/or capital cost estimates in specialized discipline areas using current techniques and market pricing

• Prepare cost/schedule products for proposals or contract negotiations

• Provide input on the level of effort required (cost/job hours) through coordination with functions and/or vendors, and consolidate input for costing

• Perform and review methodology for quantity takeoffs from design drawings for multidiscipline sections and customize forms to reflect best effort

• Prepare detail pricing field office non-manual labor/other direct costs (ODC) and home office labor/ODCs

• Produce capital costs estimate using a crew-based approach including formation of crews from multiple disciplines

• Provide detail pricing for manual labor rates

• Develop unit rates for discipline specific items

• Assist in developing conceptual quantities to supplement partial design-build design documents

• Prepare basis and assumption documentation denoting rationale, inclusions and exclusions

• Calculate fee based on established fee model

• Quantify and spread escalation based on project schedule and estimated costs

• Develop and perform analysis of project cash models and the corresponding time value of money as the cost of working capital correlating scheduled activities and cost

• Generate payment schedules

• Support risk analysis assessment by identifying areas of risk

• Support contingency efforts as directed

• Assist in developing unit staffing, job hour and pricing data for a specific discipline or other specialty, including estimating parameters, factors, indices, and craft distribution reference data based on analysis of HDR and industry experience

• Perform data analysis, identify problems and make recommendations

• Identify or define data sources and techniques for data acquisition

• Prepare reports and estimate summaries for estimate reviews, as directed by supervisor

• Participate in estimate reviews and presentations as appropriate

• Support training activities as needed

• Perform other duties as needed

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Construction Science Engineering, or combination of education and relevant experience

• 10+ years of related experience

• Advanced understanding of Microsoft Office software

• Advanced understanding of construction estimating concepts, construction scheduling and elements associated with Risk

• Intermediate Management fundamentals

• Able to lead small project estimates

• Good verbal and written communication skills

• An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

• Ability to interpret construction schedules

• 15 + years of related experience

It’s 2019 and the year you can change your life! If you want to make a career change and need professional help, contact us today! Taryn, Thandi, Logan, Braden, Susan, Tanika, Amanda, Olumide, or Kyle are available to take your calls so get in touch today- 602 833 8596 or simply send us your resume- and we will get in touch!

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