The Kemtah Group Inc
Sr. Mechanical Estimator
Senior Mechanical Estimator job in Los Angeles, California is currently available through Belcan. Your primary responsibility is to review change order proposals, develop a fair and reasonable recommendation, negotiate the change with the contractor, and prepare the record of negotiation documentation. The Negotiator / Estimator will also help prepare and/or supervise the preparation of construction cost estimates; reviews estimates for adequacy, uniformity and completeness; and evaluates vendor quotes, bid information and change orders.
Review the proposal and assist with the determination of merit;
Review the scope specified within the proposal to ensure it includes appropriate scope;
Review the labor rates to ensure conformance to the contract specifications;
Review labor productivity to ensure that the labor hours are in conformance with working restrictions, overtime is appropriate, etc.;
Review quantities and ensure there is a fair and reasonable representation of additional scope, as well as possible credits;
Review the material pricing and validate against R.S. Means or other pricing references;
Review pre-purchased material or equipment and/or equipment rental rates against fair and reasonable pricing references;
Review contractor mark-ups to ensure that the correct mark-ups are being used and that any mark-up caps are not exceeded.
A Bachelor s degree in Engineering or related field required
10 years of general estimating experience directly related to both engineering and construction projects are required.
Demonstrates a proactive, firm and respectful approach to estimate reconciliation efforts and change order processing
Proved accuracy, reliability and completeness in job accomplishment
Effective oral and written communication skills
Proficient with large-scale estimating software
Proficient with industry estimating databases and other estimating data sources, e.g. RS Means, Richardsons, etc.
Experience with Timberline, On-screen Take-off and MC2, ICE , OST, BlueBeam, BIM is highly desirable
Previous experience with airports is highly desirable
Demonstrated proficiency estimating formats, including Uniformat II
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Salary history and salary expectations must be included. Applicants without a salary expectations and history will not be considered. A list of previous projects worked on is required as well.
Ability to understand and accurately interpret construction documents (drawings, specifications, contracts/general conditions) at all levels of design
Self-start AACE or ASPE Cost Certification preferred
oMin Design/Build or conceptual estimating: 5 year
oAccubid Enterprise, McCormick, or similar: 5 year
oTitle 24 regulations: 5 year
oEstimating Mechanical construction projects: 10 years
oOSHPD: 1 year
If you are interested in this Senior Mechanical Estimator job in Los Angeles, CA, please apply via the apply now link provided. Belcan is a global supplier of engineering, technical recruiting, and IT services to customers in the aerospace, industrial, and government sectors. Belcan engineers better outcomes through adaptive and integrated servicesfrom jet engines, airframe, and avionics to heavy vehicles, chemical processing, and cybersecurity. Belcan takes a partnering approach to provide customer-driven solutions that are flexible, scalable, and cost-effective. Our unique capabilities have led to continuous growth and success for nearly 60 years. We are a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.
Los Angeles, CA
Construction, Mining & Trades
The Kemtah Group
The Kemtah Group Inc