Job vacancy Project Cost Estimator

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Full Time
18 December, 2020
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Project Cost Estimator

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  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Civil Eng., Construction Management, Architecture or similar.
  • Combined 8-10 years of experience using performing field project engineering, cost engineering and CPM scheduling.
  • Demonstrated skills in identifying, analyzing and solving problems with full comprehension of cost and resource loaded schedules.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use drawings and specifications for schedule development and cost estimating.
  • Ability to develop Critical Path Method (CPM) logic for elements of the engineering, procurement and construction process.
  • Must understanding construction means, methods, and sequences.
  • Understands CPM scheduling concepts and principles and able to develop basic engineering, procurement and construction logic driven schedules.
  • May require visits to project sites to verify field conditions or for client meetings.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Provides cost 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.
  • Ability to concentrate in one or more of the estimating disciplines, including architecture, mechanical, electrical, 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 appropriateness of budgets.
  • Utilizes the appropriate company and industry historical data for cost estimates.
  • Performs local market unit price research for all construction disciplines through Subcontractor and supplier engagement.
  • 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 Extreme, CostX, On-Screen Take-off, etc.
  • Provides technical assistance and advice in negotiating contracts and pricing change orders.
  • Leads the estimate reconciliation process with the project team.
  • Prepares and/or coordinates preparation of full project estimates.
  • Creates, maintains and reviews project schedules in Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.
  • Assists in estimating construction costs for change orders and claims reviews.
  • Analyzes schedule and time impact submissions by contractors.
  • Identifies and investigates the root causes of schedule delays and variances.
  • Gather and assemble data for updating schedules and progress reporting.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of WBS.
  • Assembles data for schedule revisions and network updating.
  • Works with Project Managers and other disciplines to evaluate appropriateness of budgets.
  • Supports monthly report reviews submitted by contractors.
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18 Feb, 2021

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