at Burns & McDonnell in Chicago, Illinois, United States
The Staff Estimator will be responsible for performing FEL 1 and 2 estimates, participating in the development of EPC and bid check estimates for Midstream projects (emphasis on compressor stations). This position will develop accurate bottoms up estimates in a credible and professional manner while minimizing risk to the company.
+ Develop factored and bottoms up FEL 1 and 2 (conceptual, feasibility and budget authorization) estimates for Midstream projects, and in particular compressor stations
+ Develop estimate schedules to manage workload and ensure timely completion of estimates
+ Review RFP and engineering documents for gaps and overlaps in scope of work.
+ Responsible for detail documentation of quantity take offs and constructability analysis
+ Responsible for the accuracy and validity of estimate clarifications and assumptions.
+ Review project summary schedules for validity.
+ Support the development of risk registers and assist the risk review process.
+ Responsible for compliance with estimating methodology ensuring quality estimates are produced.
+ Participate in project team reviews for estimating quantities and scope of project.
+ Responsible for reviewing and incorporating quotes on bonds and insurance.
+ Perform small and disadvantaged business solicitations and evaluations.
+ Support subcontractor pre-qualification, solicitation and bid reviews.
+ Review and verify subcontractor bid packages before being transmitted for quotes.
+ Responsible for reviewing and incorporating specialty and standard equipment and material pricing.
+ Support the development of general conditions, indirect costs and review with project management team.
+ Support the review of final estimate and presentation to management.
+ Present the estimate to internal and external clients.
+ Support the Section Manager in the determination of a man hour estimate for the required estimating effort.
+ Review and validate value engineering items, alternates, and options.
+ Responsible for updating cost history and data base management.
+ All other duties as assigned.
+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
+ 3 years of experience with Oil, Gas, Chemical EPC or construction contractor estimating or in the field
+ Must have knowledge and experience developing estimates and bidding midstream construction work
+ Must be familiar with factors that affect work productivity, be able to identify them and appropriately incorporate them into cost estimates
+ Ability to work independently or in groups, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions.
+ Demonstrated attention to detail.
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
+ Proficient with Microsoft Office and in particular Excel.
+ OSHA 10 hour safety certification required.
$95,000 – $127,000
The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in compliance with all local/state regulations. The expected compensation range for this position is based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual education, qualifications, prior work experience and work location. The total annual compensation package will consist of a base salary and eligibility to participate in our discretionary year-end incentive bonus program.
The location preference for this position is Kansas City, MO. However, we would consider candidates located in Atlanta, GA, Denver, CO, Phoenix, AZ, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX and Chicago, IL.
Our extensive benefits package takes care of you so that you can focus on doing great work. From insurance and disability to time off and wellness programs, we provide the tools to meet your needs. As part of being 100% employee-owned, eligible employees participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in addition to our 401(k) retirement program. For more information, please visit the Benefits & Wellness page.
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Other Locations US-AZ-Phoenix, US-CO-Denver, US-GA-Atlanta, US-TX-Houston, US-TX-Dallas, US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Req ID: 230703 Job Hire Type Experienced
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