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

Description

The Senior Estimator will be responsible for leading Commercial 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

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 181257

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