Project Estimator (PR-33881406)

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States    |  Remote Working Available
Salary: competitive
Job Type: Contract
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Project Estimating plays a critical role in shaping the company's short and long term capital budgets for the core lines of businesses within the US. By working closely with numerous other departments including Engineering, Project Management, and Construction, our highly collaborative team develops detailed, defensible estimates using nationally recognized estimating techniques. Our unique position within the business allows us to participate as core project team members in challenging and interesting capital projects. We are constantly seeking ways to improve our own performance through team-developed department initiatives as well as analysis of actual spend to our estimates upon project completion

The Estimator will prepare accurate and timely construction estimates for large scale complex construction projects. Estimates include all aspects of a project including materials, engineering, permitting, environmental compliance, construction, labor and equipment.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to)

  • Prepare accurate and timely construction estimates based on engineering designs, drawings, site visits, contractual agreements, materials, permitting, environmental, construction labor, and equipment. Incorporate solid understanding of the utility construction process into complex estimates.
  • Analyze key themes and trends to ensure all factors are properly considered, priced and included in the project estimate.
  • Determine understanding of risk associated with large capital projects and the application of contingency. This would include application and development of risk registers, Quantitative Risk Assessments, and/or Monte Carlo Simulations.
  • Revise and update the estimating system software to support storage and retrieval of estimating information and enhance efficiency and operability of the system.
  • Monitor year-on-year accuracy of estimated costs and challenge business processes in order to ensure company is compliant with applicable regulations and deliver projects on budget. Perform planned versus actual evaluations upon project completions for costs and schedule. Document findings and develop improvement plans based on the analysis.
  • Consult and collaborate with vendors, personnel in other departments or engineers to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within assigned area.
  • Work independently to manage schedule and workload in order to meet need dates.

EOE Statement: Specialist Staffing Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

To find out more about Progressive please visit www.progressiverecruitment.com

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