Jacobs Senior Estimator - Remote in Des Moines, Iowa
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At Jacobs, we’re making our world better with every project, and we know the importance of accurate estimates to the success of these projects. We’re looking for a skilled Senior Cost Estimator to join our team to help prepare a wide range of estimates – from conceptual to detailed design – for complex industrial, civil, operations and maintenance, military and government facility projects. Based in any U.S. location, you’ll review design documents, proposals, specifications, drawings, attend design development meetings and make sites visits to define the scope of work and cost impacts required of the estimate process.
You’ll be a key contributor and mentor to a knowledgeable and supportive team as you prepare estimates by developing project work breakdown structures, calculating complete scope of work take-offs, apply construction means and methods, and calculate indirect field costs. Design teams will also collaborate with you on the quality and amount of input necessary to develop the cost-effective design solutions. You’ll tap into both your creative and analytical sides in this role as you develop reports and presentations as well as analyze historical data.
Bring your attention to detail and desire to grow, and we’ll help you pursue what drives you – so we can tackle challenging projects, together.
Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Eligible employees and their dependents may elect medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan, and if eligible, a deferred compensation plan, and Executive Deferral Plan. We have an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for eligible full-time exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. Hired applicants will be able to purchase discounted company stock and have the opportunity to receive a performance discretionary bonus.
The base salary range for this position is $68,000 to $162,500. This range reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management or Equivalent Industry Experience.
• 5+ years related estimating experience.
• Experience leading, assembling and presenting estimate deliverables to Clients (internal or external).
• Proficient skills in the area of current technology (Word, Excel, estimating/database softwares).
• Demonstrated understanding of estimating organizational structure and process, including quantity takeoff, crew development, productivity relationships, material quotations, knowledge of markup structures and estimate documentation.
• Experience using industry estimating software, such as Timberline, HCSS Heavy Bid, and MII Estimating systems a plus but not required
• Demonstrates an ability be responsible for completion of tasks with minimal supervision.
• Experience mentoring and managing junior staff and mep estimators.
• Able to travel to meet project needs.
• U.S. citizenship.
Ideally, You’ll Also Have:
• Able to complete tasks independently.
• Adept at interpersonal relationship building and conflict resolution.
At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.
At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.
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