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Burns & McDonnell Senior Estimator - Commercial Construction (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri

Description

The Senior Estimator will be responsible for leading Construction Design-Build and EPC estimates and proposals for various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients. This position will assist clients in making fact based decisions by presenting accurate estimates in a credible and professional manner while minimizing risk to the company.

  • Lead estimating strategy and implementation efforts.

  • Review and approve project summary schedules for validity.

  • Manage workload scheduling to ensure timely completion of deliverables.

  • Lead risk review process.

  • Responsible for compliance with estimating methodology insuring quality estimates are produced.

  • Lead project team review for estimating quantities and scope of project.

  • Responsible for reviewing and approving quotes on bonds and insurance.

  • Review and approve small and disadvantaged business solicitation and evaluations.

  • Lead subcontractor solicitation and pre-qualification reviews.

  • Responsible for reviewing and approving specialty and standard equipment pricing.

  • Review and verify subcontractor bid packages before being transmitted for quotes.

  • Present the estimate to internal and external clients.

  • Responsible for the review of final estimate before management review and proposal presentation.

  • Lead estimating teams for completion of pre-construction services.

  • Responsible for cost history, data base management and estimating process.

  • Approve price general conditions, indirect costs and review as provided by project management team.

  • Make final recommendations as to fee, contingency and escalation.

  • Provide man hour quotes for required estimating effort.

  • Develop strategy on contract partnering agreements.

  • Prepare and present estimating data for risk review process.

  • Verify and approve estimates for joint venture reviews.

  • Review commercial terms and conditions and address risk issues.

  • Review and validate value engineering items, alternates and options.

  • Responsible for the accuracy and validity of estimate clarifications and assumptions.

  • Review documents for gaps and overlaps in scope of work.

  • Train and mentor staff.

  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement. A minimum of 8 years of direct project estimating experience

  • Ability to work independently or in groups, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Expert with Microsoft Office, ConEst and K-base.

  • OSHA 10 hour safety certification required.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Estimating

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 210042

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