Burns & McDonnell Transmission & Distribution Senior Estimator - Construction (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri
Transmission & Distribution Senior Estimator
The Senior Estimator will be responsible for leading EPC estimates and bids for Transmission & Distribution projects. This position will develop accurate bottoms-up estimates in a credible and professional manner while minimizing risk to the company.
Lead estimating strategy and implementation efforts.
Develop estimate schedules to manage workload and ensure timely completion of bids
Review and approve project summary schedules for validity.
Develop risk registers and assist risk review process.
Review commercial terms and conditions and address risk issues.
Responsible for compliance with estimating methodology ensuring quality estimates are produced.
Lead project team review for estimating quantities and scope of project.
Responsible for reviewing and incorporating quotes on bonds and insurance.
Review and approve small and disadvantaged business solicitation and evaluations.
Lead 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.
Present the estimate to internal and external clients.
Responsible for the review of final estimate and presentation to management..
Estimate general conditions, indirect costs and review with 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.
Verify and approve estimates for joint venture reviews.
Review and validate value engineering items, alternates and options.
Responsible for the accuracy and validity of estimate clarifications and assumptions.
Review RFP and engineering documents for gaps and overlaps in scope of work.
Lead estimating teams for completion of pre-construction services.
Responsible for updating cost history and data base management.
Train and mentor staff.
All other duties as assigned.
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 estimating experience
Must have extensive knowledge and experience developing estimates and bidding T&D construction work
Ability to work independently or in groups, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office and in particular Excel.
Experience with EPC contractors, estimating and in the field
May be required to obtain an OSHA 10 hour safety certification
Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Req ID: 212037