HNTB Estimator II in Golden Valley, Minnesota
What We're Looking For
Under general supervision, prepares preliminary cost estimates for more complex projects. Accurately projects the cost of upcoming projects and provides information by developing the cost estimate that builds up the estimated cost of a defined scope of work at any stage of project definition. Responsible for conceptual, definitive, man-hour, and equipment factored total installed cost estimates. Duties may also include preparing economic cost studies, cash flows, and contingency analyses.
Provides support in price negotiations. Obtains quotes for materials and services.
Performs related costs estimating and budgeting functions. Performs conceptual estimating by establishing a project’s cost prior to development of graphical representation of a facility.
Performs cost estimates by breaking down the items of work on an orderly and logical basis, determining the cost of each item from experience and summarizing the total. Uses estimating software to develop estimates with guidance from lead/senior estimators. Prepares detailed breakdown of components and elements of estimates. Revised estimates and reports to management accordingly.
Analyzes specifications, drawings, sketches and sample layouts to calculate total construction cost using labor, material, and equipment pricing schedules in concert with historical data.
Assists project management with preparation of schedules for estimate preparation, review, and publication. Reviews takeoffs with project management and checks for mathematical and technical accuracy. Assigns material costs and staffing costs to the takeoffs.
Reviews contractual documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work, changes to scope, and cost estimates of scope changes.
Prepares and summarizes task and subtask estimates, including rate and unit cost determination and performing mathematical calculations by applying standard factors.
Assists in preparation of independent cost estimates (ICE) for submitted change order proposals.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or Business
2 years related experience
In lieu of education, 6 years development of cost estimates in facilities construction experience
Primary Focus Will Include:
Under general supervision prepare detailed and parametric cost estimates including quantity takeoffs.
Collect cost data from material suppliers, vendors and contractors
Prepare cost estimates as part of the change order process
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
AACE's CEP or PE license
Experience preparing cost estimates using a variety of estimating tools including HCSS, Bluebeam, Excel Spreadsheets and/or other estimating software
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Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Project Controls Group