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Senior Estimator

  • Job reference: FG-006760
  • Sector: Construction, Energy
  • Location: Atlanta

Senior Estimator
Our Operations in the Southeast are growing! If you want to be a part of a successful global organization and have experience within the Power and Utility Sector, we would like to connect with you.This position is located at our premier utility clients offices in the Southeast (NC, SC, GA, AL, MS). This is a Fulltime Internal Faithful+Gould position with robust benefits.The successful candidate will help develop cost estimate from conceptual through construction; monitoring and reconcile the cost estimate as the design progresses; participate in pre-award value engineering and constructability review discussions; and once the contract is awarded, will review change order proposals, develop a fair and reasonable recommendation, participate in negotiation of changes with the contractor, and prepare the record of negotiation documentation.


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 #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 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
-Develop conceptual cost estimates from preliminary planning documents, price alternatives and options, and offer opinions of probable cost for different phasing scenarios that may be discussed.
-Proactively establish a routine reporting cycle that clearly communicates when an estimate changes and why.
-Prepares and reviews material take offs from planning documents or engineering drawings.
Prepares conceptual and comparative cost study estimates from preliminary sketches.
-Prepares detailed breakdown of components and elements of estimates for systems and subsystems.
-Prepares estimates by applying unit rates for man hours, labor dollars, material dollars, and construction equipment dollars and all-in unit cost determination, calculating extensions and the application of standard factors, overhead rates and fees.

-Accumulates, evaluates and documents historical cost data for the development of future estimates.
-Reviews contract documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and equitable cost allowance for scope changes.
-Provides coordination and liaison with project management and project engineering personnel throughout the estimate development.


Requirements

-Bachelor’s degree preferred in Engineering or related field preferred
-10+ years of estimating experience with at least 5 years in estimating power generation, transmission, distribution, and/or substation projects.

-Demonstrated proficiency estimating formats, including Uniformat II.

-Proficient with large-scale estimating software such as EOS, WinEst, McCormick, etc.

-Understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.

-OSHA 10 preferred


Benefits

Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:
-Highly 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 determined by 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. Please view our Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement.

 

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