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Junior Estimator

  • Job reference: FG-004953
  • Sector: Construction, Manufacturing
  • Location: Phoenix
Junior Estimator
Our Phoenix Team is growing! If you want to be a part of a successful global organization estimating Electrical and/or Process Piping scopes of work, we would like to connect with you. The role is based at a semi-conductor project site in Chandler, AZ. This role creates estimate templates for specific disciplines relating to large capital construction projects and provides ad hoc business support to senior team members. Candidate with a background in hi-tech manufacturing or pharmaceuticals is preferred as well as a background on electrical systems. *We will cover relocation for the exceptional candidate! *

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.


Responsibilities
-Create estimating templates from drawing schematics for use across semiconductor manufacturing facilities.
-Commercial management of unit rate contracts
-Negotiate labor and material values for unit rate contracts
-Review contractor submissions for accuracy against the design documents and contract adherence
-Work with designers to understand scope & participate in Value Engineering exercises.
-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 explain variances.

Requirements
-Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or related experience
-Two years of experience on large capital construction projects
-Candidate with a background in hi-tech manufacturing or pharmaceuticals is preferred as well as a background on electrical systems.
-Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities.
-Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
-Must have strong skills in use of Excel
-Requires knowledge of local construction market in area of operation including pricing conventions and trends.
-Requires ability to prepare conceptual cost model estimates from limited information using local historic cost information.
-Understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Microsoft Office Suite.

Benefits
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
-Time-off benefits that start with two weeks’ vacation, one week sick leave and 8 paid holidays
-401 (k) with employer match up to 3%
-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
-Company culture rooted in professionalism, positiveness and collaboration

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.