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CSA Junior Estimator

  • Job reference: FG-006735
  • Sector: Construction, Manufacturing, Programme Management
  • Location: Portland

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CSA  Junior Estimator
Our Oregon Team is team is growing! If you want to be a part of a successful global organization and have an interest in estimating in Civil, Structural Architectural (CSA) , we would like to connect with you. This role supports cost estimates for specific disciplines relating to large capital construction projects, provides business support to other staff. In addition, there will be collaborative work with the team to complete pricing and benchmarking research, while maintaining project documents and files. The role is based at a semi-conductor project site in Hillsboro, OR.

About Us 
Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC Lavalin group, is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #11 largest Construction Management Company and #9 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise -It’s in our DNA 

  • Analyzes blueprints and other documents and prepares detailed cost estimates. Performs accurate quantity takeoffs of available design documents.
  • Supports obtaining accurate and up to date pricing information from databases, contractors, suppliers, etc. to utilize in estimates.
  • Inputs estimate takeoff information for specific discipline into CATO and develops unit cost pricing.
  • Assists senior staff in ways to make projects more efficient. Seeks ways to improve accuracy and efficiency of tasks.
  • Maintains project documents such as drawings and specifications in an organized and reasonable manner. Maintains project files on file server in accordance with company standards.
  • Maintains and updates data library of costs.
  • Prepares cost reconciliation between two or more estimates and explains variance cost drivers. 
  • bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or related field
  • 2 years relevant experience
  • working knowledge of electronic takeoff including CAD Measure is a plus
  • working knowledge of a commercially available construction cost estimating system is a plus
  • understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project
  • professional designation such as RICS, CCE, CCM, AIA, PE, ASPE, AACEI, CVS, AVS, LEED AP, RA, or any appraisal licensure is preferred
Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:
  • competitive salary
  • broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • generous time-off benefits
  • 401 (k) with employer match
  • flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as a result of assignment demands
  • career development opportunities through our corporate university
  • highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program
  • valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insurance
Equal Opportunity Employer
Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply.