Black & Veatch Construction Estimator - Telecom - Remote in Topeka, Kansas
Construction Estimator - Telecom - Remote
Date: Nov 19, 2021
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 56951
Job Title : Construction Estimator - Telecom - Remote
Location : USVRTL
Business Unit Sector : COR-TELECOM-DIVISION OPERATION
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
This position will be serving the Telecom Business and will assist in preparation of lump sum, unit rate, cost plus and conceptual cost estimates and analysis.
Responsible for estimate coordination and consolidation for all required cost components for a complete estimate.
Responsible for reviewing the client RFP documents to fully understand the scope of work, design criteria, deliverables, etc.
Reviews design scopes perform take-off quantities and bill of materials.
Works directly with Engineering and Construction to establish bases of quantities, specifications, constructions general conditions and execution approach.
Performs productivity analysis with construction team to help establish timelines and an execution strategy.
Develops direct labor, subcontractor and associated indirect cost for estimates.
Prepares contingency, escalation and reconciliation for estimates.
Performs comparisons of scope, quantities, and cost data between projects.
Ensures all estimates are reviewed by Estimating Manager prior any management reviews.
Prepares cost estimate reports for management presentations (Cost Review Boards, Proposal Review Boards & Executive Review Boards)
Document the bases of estimate with all pertinent cost data and assumptions.
Uses experience and industry best practices for cost effectiveness and suggest alternatives where appropriate.
Update and maintain historical cost data to supports continuous improvement efforts.
BS or MS graduate in Construction Management or related field is preferred, or 5+ years construction estimating experience.
Understanding of construction means and methods.
Field/On-site construction experience
Electrical background and/or knowledge
Outside Plant (OSP) Fiber background and/or knowledge
The understanding of estimating principles/procedures
The understanding Cost principles/procedures
Strong mathematical skills
Strong analytical skills
5 to 10 years of relevant experience is required. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Typical office environment
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To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.
A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
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