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Prepares, reviews, and presents mechanical, electrical, and piping discipline estimates for project activities. Provides estimating assistance and guidance, develops conceptual estimates, and performs cost analysis. Responsible for assisting in the development of estimators, developing and updating historical databases. Provides direction to others on project/program level tasks.
This position is in our Ogden, Utah office.
The following duties are performed with respect to estimate execution, the process of conducting an evaluation of services and/or capital cost elements of the project or effort as defined by an agreed-upon scope that will be used to make key management decisions:
Prepares and reviews capital cost estimates. Develops productivity analyses of construction operations and verifies results by resource and crew analysis of work operations by craft.Works with other disciplines and functions to collect all necessary data on scope and quantities to prepare accurate estimates in specialty discipline areas.Participates in establishing pricing structures to be applied to quantities for estimates. Ensures that estimates are in line with market trends and pricing.Manages variations and changes to the base estimate and ensures that implications of changes are evaluated before finalizing solutions.Influences aspects of the specification in the interests of cost rationalization.The following duties are performed with respect to foundation development, the process of establishing and maintaining technical capabilities for personnel, cost databases and tools:
Takes ownership of sections of the estimating database(s) summarizing, updating, and maintaining databases for discipline estimates and historical cost data.Supports the development of estimating standards and procedures.Generates and retrieves reports in the appropriate software applications, understands and summarizes the data for presentation within management reviews.The following duties are performed with respect to project/site management support, the process of providing support services in the form of cost analysis and estimate reviews in addition to estimate-to-budget conversions:
Prepares cost studies utilizing historical data, statistical analysis and cost and quantity comparisons. Innovates new techniques as required.Assists project in identifying scope deviations.Analyzes cost/price data from suppliers/subcontractors and direct work with the ability to generate comparative data (historical costs and other metrics) as part of cost/price analyses.Participates in and contributes to value engineering studies.Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university and at least 9 years of professional experience or, in lieu of a degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 15 years of professional experience.Level 2:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university and at least 13 years of professional experience or, in lieu of a degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 19 years of professional experience.Must be able to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check which includes verification of employment and education.Must be a US citizen per contract requirements.Additional Qualifications
Significant experience in mechanical, electrical, HVAC, piping, equipment, and instrumentation estimating.Extensive knowledge and experience in EPC estimating practices and methods, including demonstrated ability to organize, perform, and present cost estimating products with minimal supervision.In-depth knowledge of project schedules and ability to predict/extrapolate cost curves based on the experience of scheduled activities/cost correlation analysis.Knowledge of craft professional labor performance, equipment production and derivation of composite craft/category labor rates. Understanding of charging practices and the relationship of charging practices to commercial terms, invoicing, and profitability.Knowledge of current industry and technical developments, global market pricing for commodities and construction practices.Technical and practical comprehension of engineering, procurement and construction methods and techniques.In-depth knowledge of the applicable work processes and systems. Knowledge of administrative and supervisory procedures and practices.Proficiency in Microsoft software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).Proficiency in estimating applications used for discipline estimates.Skilled in oral and written communication with demonstrated ability to present estimating information to peers and management.Preferred Qualifications
Experience in parametric estimating techniques.EPC/EPCM/EVMS experience on major infrastructure projects.Experience in estimating for U.S. Government customers.Intermediate knowledge of the applicable Bechtel processes and systems.
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