Black & Veatch Project Estimator in Kansas City, Missouri
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.
We find innovative solutions to protect water at its source, treat it to the highest standards, and deliver it to homes and businesses. Then we collect and treat wastewater before reintroducing it safely back into the environment.
Prepares and reviews lump sum, unit rate and cost plus estimates.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• 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.
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.
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.
• 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
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