Black & Veatch Associate Estimator in Kansas City, Missouri

Associate Estimator

MO-Kansas City


Date published:15-Jul-2018

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Water

Business Plan:EST


Black & Veatch delivers design, procurement and construction solutions that help to provide safe drinking water and effective wastewater management to communities worldwide. We serve public and private clients of every size with a strong focus on life cycle economy, efficiency and reliability.

Primary Purpose:

Performs all aspects of estimating, requiring minimal supervision.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Develops and/or compiles discipline and multi-discipline material take-offs (MTOs)

• Evaluates and/or develops labor rates and subcontract costs

• Enters the information into a spreadsheet or database for inclusion in an estimate.

• Assists in the preparation of larger and more complex estimating assignments (with additional experience within one specialty).

• Individual contributor with no subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications:

2 to 5 years of relevant 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.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

BS or MS graduate in Construction Management or related field is preferred, but not required. Field and/or project experience is a plus.

Preferred Competencies:

• More complex estimating principles/procedures

• Mathematical skills

• Analytical skills

• Interpret and understand specifications and contracts

• Microsoft Excel

• Microsoft Access

• Good Verbal and written communication skills

• Calculator

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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