Renewable - Sr Estimator - hybrid

Overview

Full Time

Skills

Cost-benefit analysis
Project control
Project planning
Continuous improvement
Change management
Construction management
Analytical skill
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Access
Health care
Recruiting
Innovation
Procurement
SAFE
Linear programming
Estimating
Operations
Energy
MEGA
Presentations
Management
Training
Database
Microsoft BIDS
HIS
Budget
Planning
Design
Supervision
Specification
Communication
Onboarding
Regulatory Compliance
Accessibility
Insurance
Legal
Finance
SAP BASIS
Law
Policies

Job Details

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 103670

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Why Black and Veatch?

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work and winner of the Newsweek's 2023 America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity's biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use. #LI-LP1

The Opportunity

In this role, you will be responsible for the direction and preparation of lump sum, unit rate and cost-plus estimates ranging from simple cost analysis to definitive estimates in support of proposals, project controls and project change orders.

The Team

As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our 3 market sectors- Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity & Commercial. In roles like Engineers, Technicians, and Skilled Specialists you will be engaged with exciting projects across the globe. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares cost estimates on proposals, projects and studies and ensure that the content of the estimate is complete, accurate and meets the requirements of the estimate or project plan. Plan, coordinate, review, verify and analyze all aspects of estimates and estimate presentation.
  • Responsible for directing, training and developing subordinates.
  • Helps in the maintenance of the Company estimating database.
  • Coordinate and review the variable estimating factors in each area with Engineering Operations, Procurement and Construction.
  • Provides technical advice and assistance to the Project Manager in the preparation of all levels of estimates ranging in scope and complexity from a simple factored or curve type analysis estimate to an extremely complex multi-billion-dollar lump sum bid.
  • Appraises overall accuracy of estimates and recommends contingencies for estimates such as Lump Sum bids, Defined Estimates and Interim Control Estimates.
  • Ensures the orderly flow of project assignments through his area in keeping with schedules and within manpower budgets.
  • Assists the Chief Estimator with an independent assessment of an estimate's accuracy (upon completion of the estimate and summarization of all detailed man-hours, material, construction and home office costs).
  • Recommends detailed estimating procedures and techniques to be utilized in the development of the estimate.
  • Assists in planning and development of the necessary formal training programs to maintain and improve estimating techniques, procedures and capabilities for both new and experienced personnel.
  • Maintains familiarity with estimating and cost engineering developments and activities outside the company and assesses their significance, suggesting application to company business where warranted.
  • Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value.
  • Champions continuous improvement efforts.
  • Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.
  • Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities.


Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS or MS graduate in Construction Management or related field is preferred, but not required
  • Preferred Skills:
    • Complex estimating principles and practices including conceptual estimating (track new developments inside and outside the firm).
    • Cost engineering.
    • Mathematical skills.
    • Project design scopes.
    • Consulting skills.
    • Planning skills.
    • Analytical skills.
    • Coordination and maintenance of the Company estimating database.
    • Supervision.
    • Development of subordinates.
    • Interpret and understand specifications and contracts.
    • Microsoft Excel. Microsoft Access.
    • Verbal and written communication skills.
    • Interpersonal communication skills.
    • Presentation skills.
    • Planning and development of formal training programs.


Minimum Qualifications

Required: . 8 to 20 years of relevant experience, including some estimating experience . Field and/or project experience 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.

Certifications

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment

Competencies

Salary Plan

EST: Estimating

Job Grade

006

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers and array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of that success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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