AECOM Junior Estimator in Piscataway, New Jersey

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Junior Estimator

United States of America - New Jersey


Job Summary

AECOM Tishman

Location: Piscataway, NJ

Provide estimating services and quantity surveys of materials and labor for all Trade categories, from conceptual through working drawings, during pre-construction and construction phases of the project. Execute project procurement including overall bid management and GMP proposal preparation.

  • Perform quantity take-offs and pricing for various project types from the concept design stage (Pre-Construction) to the working document stage.

  • Develop relationships with clients through presentations and regular interactions

  • Obtain all necessary information form the consultants to complete the estimate.

  • Verify unit cost pricing for each trade through historical data or vendor contract.

  • Draft and finalize bidder Scopes of Work.

  • Check local markets for man-power and material availabilities.

  • Review, quantify and price cost savings/value engineering opportunities.

  • Analyze and compare bids with projected budget costs.

  • Continually checking the work product for accuracy and completeness.

  • Proficient knowledge of various PC based applications ( such as Timberline and Microsoft Excel.)

  • Ability to communicate with all participants involved in the estimating process. Must be a team player.

  • Must be able to work well under constant pressure of deadlines and prioritize tasks to meet schedules.

  • Creative thinking is required to visualize all related trade items especially for conceptual estimating with a minimum of documentation.

  • Must be able to present and describe your work to your supervisors, A/E teams, clients and other personnel from within and outside the company.

  • Must have experience estimating a wide variety of projects, including base building, interiors, industrial, commercial, retail and residential highrise.

  • Must be able to assist bid team in transition from estimating to bidding and GMP preparation.

  • Ability to prepare quick conceptual budgets at times with only conceptual documents from the A/E team.

Minimum Requirements

4 yrs prior experience and proficiency in conceptual and hard bid estimating, quantity take- offs, project procurement including bid preparation, and familiarization with standard construction details and drawings.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering degree or Construction Management degree preferred

  • Previous internship experience at CM company.

  • Technical knowledge of a specialized engineering discipline cost scheduling and/or contracts administration relating to the construction of heavy industrial or commercial complexes.

  • Knowledge of related construction practices and the economics involved including current knowledge of new methods of design and construction.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Engineering - Construction

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189448BR

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.