Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.
Performs a variety of principal level estimating activities (individual or as part of a team) on an assigned project/program. The Estimator at this level has experience in applying advanced level estimating practices, techniques processes and procedures, and demonstrates familiarity in applying company policies and assigned project/program practices and procedures. Typical responsibilities are focused on a variety of ancillary estimating tasks.
Prepares material takeoffs on assigned contract, project, or program from engineering drawings, plans, and specifications. Reviews takeoffs prepared by others to check for completeness, appropriate definition, and accuracy.
Prepares and summarizes the bases of estimate (BOE) development, including estimate scope, estimate method of development, pricing utilized, labor, material and equipment rates included in the estimate, assumptions and exclusions, escalation, parametric comparisons using previous estimate data from similar projects, estimate quality control (QC) review and results, and estimate conclusion and recommendation. Delivers a complete and comprehensive estimate of probable cost based on the proposed contract documents inclusive of contract terms and conditions. Defines, details and estimates the cost of contract general conditions and job cost in compliance with the planned execution to accomplish total contract delivery.
Utilizes parametric historical estimate data to develop a reasonable estimate of probable cost, based on high level of scope definition and preliminary intent for a capital asset in relation to an order of magnitude (PM) development.
Compare the cost with data from previous contracts similar in nature when the estimate task required detail development. Develops scope sheets and request for bid or quotation from potential service providers, inclusive of internet, telephone and/or written provided data.
Assists for historical data and estimate database management with the accumulation, evaluation, and documentation of cost data retrieved from completed discrete design and/or construction contracts, inclusive of work activity, delivery means and methods, productivity, activity durations, supervision and craft man-hour utilization.
Reviews contract documents to access contract risk and significant exposure to estimated cost if potential risks are experienced. Assigns reasonable maximum cost and schedule exposure resulting from potential risks.
May deliver quality controlled estimates for the project/program assigned.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent work experience) and typically 10+ years of related work experience involving principal level estimating activities.
Must have prior experience using estimating database supported software, doing on-screen takeoffs, and handling multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience with online RS Means is required.
Ability to perform principal level estimating activities typical to the engineering and construction industry is required. In addition, good written and verbal communication skills, familiarity with company and project procedures and practices. Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, construction contract commercial documents, drawings and specifications.
**Must have US citizenship as per contractual requirements**
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