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AECOM Senior Cost Estimator in Arlington - VA, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

AECOM is currenting looking for an expereenced and dedicated construction Senior Cost Estimator for our Arlington, VA office. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides estimates for each project phase: conceptual, schematic design, design development and construction documents

  • 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 4 YORE

  • AA/AS (US) + 6 YORE

  • Diploma/Certificate (Canada) + 6 YORE

  • HS/GED + 8 YORE

  • Project Management experience, which includes conceptual estimating and pre-construction workMust 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • AACE Cost Estimator Certified

  • Familiarity with Design Build contracts

  • Prior experience in Federal building projects

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to use Microsoft Office Products: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software.

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. 211227BR

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations

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