Black & Veatch Project Estimator - Power (Civil) in Des Moines, Iowa
Project Estimator - Power (Civil)
Date: Jan 1, 2022
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 57821
Job Title : Project Estimator - Power (Civil)
Location : USVRTL
Business Unit Sector : COR-POWER-PROJECTS SERVICES
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 for projects withinthe Power Business Line.
BV Global Power Business delivers conventional, renewable, sustainable, reliable and integrated power solutions to customers. We are an organization of highly skilled professionals delivering data-driven and strategic planning, consulting, engineering, construction, program management and combined EPC solutions. We are dedicated to innovation and staying up to date with technology advancements and have a desire to help our clients navigate changing demands and regulatory compliance, while providing a cost-effective competitive advantage.
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
BS or MS graduate in Construction Management or related field is preferred, but not required
Construction / Field Project Experience preferred.
Previous experience in industrial construction estimating related to: Power: Conventional Generation, Renewable Energy, Transmission, Distribution. Or Oil, Gas, and Chemical projects.
Previous estimating experience related to Civil Discipline (Steel, Concrete, Earthwork, Grading)
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 . Calculator
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 for extended periods of time. Typing, speaking, listening, ability to utilize audio and video conferencing software for internal/external communication purposes.
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