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85,000 - 95,000
Los Angeles, CA
Modis Burbank is looking for an Estimator for a great client in the Los Angeles area. The estimator provides construction and total-installed-cost (TIC) estimates based on engineering drawings, industry standards, and project experience and updates client through client accepted/sponsored software.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
These are functions a qualified incumbent or applicant must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.
Prepares construction estimates and Total-Installed-Cost (TIC) including proposal, fair cost, conceptual, definitive design, study, Performance Measurement Baseline, etc. Reviews specifications and drawings/sketches for the preparation of cost estimates. Performs detailed quantity takeoff of drawings or sketches. Applies appropriate cost elements such as overhead, escalation, contingency, and profit. Prepares, maintains, reviews and revises life-cycle estimates for programmatic activities and line-item construction projects. Capability of creating bottom’s up (crew & activity-level) estimates with a good understanding of production rates and key quantities, is preferred. Identifies labor, equipment, material and time requirements for various construction project cost elements. Experience with parametric cost estimating and/or factored cost estimating is preferred. A keen understanding of the synergies between estimating, scheduling and control of cost. May be required to facilitate and support planning process for development of an integrated scope, schedule and cost baseline and baseline changes. Specific estimator support to line-item construction projects related to Total Installed Costs (TIC) and Total Project Costs (TPC) includes the preparation of independent cost estimates, and the independent review and assessment of project estimates, A-E proposals, requests-for-proposals (RFP’s) and fixed-price bids. Estimators will provide support for various discipline stakeholder cost developments and budget reviews and audits. Project estimates will vary in value from 5M up to 400M.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or other technical field, preferred. AACE certification, preferred. Minimum of 3-5 years’ estimating experience Preferred industry of experience in oil / natural gas pipeline and associated facilities, process facilities, or other utility type construction projects including electrical/power engineering. Experience with HeavyBid HCSS Estimating software, Aspen Capital Cost Estimator (ACCE), Excel estimating tools or similar platforms. Skilled user of Microsoft Excel and the remaining Microsoft Suite of Applications. Experience working both independently as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
If interested, please apply immediately or ****.