at Black & Veatch in Dover, Delaware, United States
Project Estimator – GRID (Transmission/Substation/Distribution) – Energy & Process Industries
Date: Apr 30, 2022
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life’s critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help your give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.
Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 66421
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Prepares and reviews lump sum, unit rate and cost plus estimates.
+ Responsible for conceptual estimating, cost analysis and estimate coordination and consolidation .
+ Reviews the design scope and develop quantities . Performs productivity analysis of estimates, prepare contingency, escalation and reconciliations for estimates .
+ Prepares contingency, escalation and reconciliations for estimates .
+ Performs comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects .
+ Prepares management presentations and develop the estimate basis .
+ Updates and maintain historical cost data . Reviews designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives where appropriate .
+ Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements .
+ Individual contributor with no subordinates
+ BS or MS graduate in Construction Management or related field is preferred, but not required
+ Field and/or construction project experience is a plus
+ Experience with GRID projects (Transmission/Substation/Distribution)
+ Prior project estimating experience related to GRID (Transmission & Substation)Preferred Skills:.
+ Complex estimating principles and practices including conceptual estimating .
+ Cost analysis .
+ Mathematical skills .
+ Project design scopes .
+ Consulting skills .
+ Analytical skills .
+ Interpret and understand specifications and contracts .
+ Microsoft Excel proficiency .
+ Microsoft Access proficiency .
+ Good verbal and written communication skills .
+ Good presentation and interpersonal communication skills .
6 to 20 years of relevant experience, including some estimating experience, is required. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Typical office environment: Sitting/Standing/Computer usage or extended periods of time. Listening/Speaking. Ability to utilize audio/video-conferencing software for internal/external communication purposes.
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