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Estimator

Company: HNTB
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

**What We're Looking For**Prepares all aspects of detailed cost estimates with minimal supervision for projects that are generally larger and more complex estimating assignments. Accurately projects the cost of upcoming projects. 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.Assignments will have primary focus on transit facilities including guideways, stations, maintenance and storage facilities, and transportation systems. Opportunity will include working with an experienced team of estimators in a collaborative environment.This position is open to remote work to support HNTB's New York Office.Primary Focus Will Include:+ Transportation and transit facilities including guideways, stations, maintenance and storage facilities, and transportation systemsPreferred Qualifications and Skills:+ AACEs CEP (Certified Estimating Professional) or equivalent designation+ Experience preparing cost estimates using a variety of Estimating tools, including Excel spreadsheets, Sage Timberline, HCSS HeavyBid, and/or other estimating software+ Rail systems experience including traction power, train control, communications, and trackwork+ Ability to communicate confidently with designers, clients, and vendors+ This position is open to remote work to support HNTB's New York Office.* IND**What You'll Need**Essential Responsibilities:+ Provides support in price negotiations. Obtains quotes for materials and services. Participates in client presentations as required.+ Performs related costs estimating and budgeting functions. Performs conceptual estimating by establishing a projects cost prior to development of graphical representation of a facility. Works closely with the project supervisor to ensure the project estimate meets all financial and regulatory guidelines. Operates and provides oversight and guidance on the use of selected estimating software.+ Performs detailed 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. Prepares detailed breakdown of components and elements of estimates for systems and subsystems.+ Develops duration estimates of specific construction activities based on assumed construction approach and appropriate production rates. Prepares independent cost estimates (ICE) for submitted change order proposals.+ Analyzes specifications, drawings, sketches and sample layouts to calculate total construction cost using labor, material, and equipment pricing schedules in concert with historical data.+ Reviews contractual documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and scope changes.+ Prepares and summarizes task and subtask estimates, including rate and unit cost determination and performing mathematical calculations by applying standard factors.+ Accumulates, evaluates, and documents historical cost data and construction procedures and methods in order to maintain current estimating standards and databases.+ Prepares takeoffs on complex projects, drawings, and plans with project management and checks for mathematical and technical accuracy. Assigns material costs and staffing costs to the takeoffs.+ Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:+ Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or Business+ 4 years related experience+ In lieu of education, 8 years development of cost estimates in facilities construction experience**Additional Information**Click here for benefits information: HNTB Total RewardsClick here to learn more about EOE including disability and vetVisa sponsorship is available for this position.R-09215 Full Time #AS_NOTICE TO THIRD-PARTY AGENCIES:__HNTB does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or agencies. Any staffing/employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume to this site does so with the understanding that the applicant's resume will become the property of HNTB. HNTB will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion and without any fee owed to the submitting staffing/employment agency, person or entity. Staffing/employment agencies who have fee agreements with HNTB must submit applicants to the designated HNTB recruiter to be eligible for placement fees._**Job Type:** Regular**Full/Part Time:** Full time**Job Category:** Project Controls Group**ReqID:** R-09215

Keywords: HNTB, Arlington , Estimator, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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