Black & Veatch Mechanical Project Estimator - Power in Overland Park, Kansas

Mechanical Project Estimator - Power

KS-Overland Park


Date published:22-Dec-2018

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:EST


Primary Purpose:

Prepares and reviews lump sum, unit rate and cost plus estimates.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Responsible for conceptual estimating, cost analysis and estimate coordination and consolidation • Reviews the design scope and develop quantities • Performs productivity analysis of estimates, prepare contingency, escalation and reconciliations for estimates • Prepares contingency, escalation and reconciliations for estimates • Performs comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects • Prepares management presentations and develop the estimate basis • Updates and maintain historical cost data • Reviews designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives where appropriate. • Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements. • Individual contributor with no subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications:

6 to 20 years of relevant experience, including some estimating experience, is required. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

BS or MS graduate in Construction Management or related field is preferred, but not required. Field and/or project experience is a plus. Preferred Competencies: • Complex estimating principles and practices including conceptual estimating • Cost analysis • Mathematical skills • Project design scopes • Consulting skills • Analytical skills • Interpret and understand specifications and contracts • Microsoft Excel proficiency • Microsoft Access proficiency • Good verbal and written communication skills • Good presentation and interpersonal communication skills • Calculator

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