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Cost Estimator

Company: MOCA Systems, Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

MOCA Systems provides innovative program and construction management services to clients around the world using advanced technology. Established in 1999, client is a leading owner's representative firm providing program and project management services nationally. We embrace a vision to help our clients transform the way their complex projects are planned, designed, built, and managed.The successful Construction Cost Estimator candidate(s) will be critical team members of our proven government/commercial cost estimating and project management teams to work onsite at our client site in Arlington, VA. Interested candidates should have a thorough understanding of construction means and methods and should be able to successfully develop construction cost estimates for horizontal and vertical construction in diverse locations. Duties include, but are not limited to, independent cost estimate preparation at all phases of design, cost estimate reviews/validations, value engineering cost support, facility programming cost support, cost analysis, economic analysis, life cycle costs and contingency/risk analysis. Direct experience in commercial and military construction with the Department of Defense's Military Construction and Civil Works and the Department of Energy is desired. Cost Engineering certification and experience using MCACES (MII), PACES, Success, Primavera, Crystal Ball and other cost engineering applications are a plus.Job Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Expertise in engineering, construction, construction management, and cost estimating, or related field
  • Minimum five (5) years commercial/federal construction cost estimating experience
  • Must have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities
  • Knowledge of construction market in area of operation including pricing conventions and trends
  • Ability to prepare budget/conceptual cost estimates from limited information
  • Ability to read and interpret construction blueprints and other design documents
  • Ability to perform accurate detailed quantity take-offs.
  • Must have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Solid organization, planning, collaboration, and leadership skills
  • Effectively coordinate and work independently with the client and stakeholders to accurately identify and capture project requirements
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Internet and Microsoft Office Suite
  • CCP or CEP certification (or ability to achieve within six months)A Plus:
    • Four-year college degree (B.S.) in Engineering, Construction Management or related field
    • Current CCP or CEP certification
    • Experience with USACE, AFCEE, NAVFAC or DOE construction programs
    • Professional Engineering Registration (or ability to achieve registration within one year)
    • Experience with MII, PACES, RSMeans, and Success Estimator
    • Project Lead and Multi-Discipline estimating experience
    • Project scheduling and risk analysis experience

Keywords: MOCA Systems, Inc., Arlington , Cost Estimator, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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