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Black & Veatch 0892 - Sr Estimator - Remote - US in Boston, Massachusetts

0892 - Sr Estimator - Remote - US

Date: Sep 15, 2022

Location:

US Houston, TX, US

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 yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 86021

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Responsible for the direction and preparation of lump sum, unit rate and cost plus estimates ranging from simple cost analysis to definitive estimates in support of proposals, project controls and project change orders.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares cost estimates on proposals, projects and studies and ensure that the content of the estimate is complete, accurate and meets the requirements of the estimate or project plan.

  • Plan, coordinate, review, verify and analyze all aspects of estimates and estimate presentation.

  • Responsible for directing, training and developing subordinates.

  • Helps in the maintenance of the Company estimating database.

  • Coordinate and review the variable estimating factors in each area with Engineering Operations, Procurement and Construction.

  • Provides technical advice and assistance to the Project Manager in the preparation of all levels of estimates ranging in scope and complexity from a simple factored or curve type analysis estimate to an extremely complex multi-billion dollar lump sum bid.

  • Appraises overall accuracy of estimates and recommends contingencies for estimates such as Lump Sum bids, Defined Estimates and Interim Control Estimates.

  • Ensures the orderly flow of project assignments through his area in keeping with schedules and within manpower budgets.

  • Assists the Chief Estimator with an independent assessment of an estimate's accuracy (upon completion of the estimate and summarization of all detailed man-hours, material, construction and home office costs).

  • Recommends detailed estimating procedures and techniques to be utilized in the development of the estimate.

  • Assists in planning and development of the necessary formal training programs to maintain and improve estimating techniques, procedures and capabilities for both new and experienced personnel.

  • Maintains familiarity with estimating and cost engineering developments and activities outside the company and assesses their significance, suggesting application to company business where warranted.

  • Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value.

  • Champions continuous improvement efforts.

  • Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.

  • Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities.

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS or MS graduate in Construction Management or related field is preferred, but not required

  • Preferred Skills:

  • Complex estimating principles and practices including conceptual estimating (track new developments inside and outside the firm).

  • Cost engineering.

  • Mathematical skills.

  • Project design scopes.

  • Consulting skills.

  • Planning skills.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Coordination and maintenance of the Company estimating database.

  • Supervision.

  • Development of subordinates.

  • Interpret and understand specifications and contracts.

  • Microsoft Excel.

  • Microsoft Access.

  • Verbal and written communication skills.

  • Interpersonal communication skills.

  • Presentation skills.

  • Planning and development of formal training programs.

Minimum Qualifications

Required: 8 to 20 years of relevant experience, including some estimating experience. Field and/or project experience 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.

Certifications

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment

Competencies

Salary Plan

EST: Estimating

Job Grade

006

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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