AECOM Cost Estimator in Arlington - VA, Virginia
United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA
AECOM is currently looking for an experienced, detailed oriented fast paced Cost Estimator for our Arlington, VA office. The responsibility will be the following:
Review and validate contractor change order at Program Management level.
Prepare detailed cost estimates via industry accepted methods such as RS Means for small and large projects. Estimates shall be provided in UNIFORMAT II and CSI formats, as well as other client specific formats.
Ability to concentrate in one or more of the estimating. disciplines, including architecture, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, civil and structural.
Prepares or assists in the preparation of order-of-magnitude, preliminary, definitive, change orders and check estimates using appropriate methods and techniques
Performs cost comparison analyses between in-house estimates and contractor estimates
Works with Project Managers and other disciplines to evaluate the appropriateness of budgets
Utilizes the appropriate company and industry historical data for cost estimates
Prepares project and discipline estimate summaries Basis of Estimate
Prepares detailed quantity take-offs on design and construction documents as required utilizing software such as BlueBeam CAD or Xtreme, CostX, On-Screen Take-off, etc.
Provides technical assistance and advice in negotiating contracts and pricing change orders.
Establishes and maintains cost databases and product line specific parametric analysis tools
Leads the estimate reconciliation process with the project team
Prepares bid packages, conceptual estimates, and analysis of subcontractor bids etc. for projects
Maintains consistent and period communications with other estimators
Temporary onsite assignments within the DC Metro are possible.
BA/BS + 4 YORE
AA/AS (US) + 6 YORE
Diploma/Certificate (Canada) + 6 YORE
HS/GED + 8 YORE
Must have an understanding of construction means, methods, and sequences
Demonstrated knowledge of RS Means, NECA, and other industry standard cost estimating reference books.
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to manage work requests on multiple projects at the same time
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to read and interpret contract requirements and to read engineering drawings
Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications, Requests-for Proposals and contracts
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing
Prior field project engineering experience in transportation, building, or energy projects
Excellent oral and written communication skills
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services
Business Line PMCM
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 211228BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.