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Estimator III - Engineering & Construction


Posted: 9/5/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1373392

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category
Program and Project Management

Job Summary
AECOM is seeking a creative, highly talented Estimator to support the growing needs of the US Oil & Gas business. This position can be based in our office locations in either Denver, Colorado; Houston, Texas or New Orleans, Louisiana.

Typical Responsibilities:
  • Works with the Company estimating systems and processes.
  • Applies estimating terminology, measures, concepts and principles.
  • Recognizes how various processes/project actions and assumptions may impact the project estimates and begin to assist in quantifying the impact.
Technical Skills
  • Prepares bid packages, conceptual estimates and analysis of subcontractor bids, etc. for projects.
  • Performs duties with some complexity under general supervision.
  • Expected to assist in the preparation of larger and more complex estimating assignments including the Estimate Plan.
  • Understands the AECOM Division costing structure (overheads, G&A, insurance, etc.)
  • Develops wage rate build-ups.
  • Reads and interprets drawings and specifications.
  • Develops detailed material take-offs for estimate development and field procurement of bulk materials.
  • Develops cash flow schedules and estimates.

Business Line
Management Services

Position Title
Estimator III - Engineering & Construction

Position Status

What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Administration or Bachelor's Degree in Science in Construction Management, Engineering, Business or related field or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
  • 4 years estimating experience related to the engineering or construction industry
  • Strong understanding of planning and scheduling and cost structure such as overheads, G&A and insurances.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications for an Estimator III:
  • Previous experience supporting industrial construction projects
  • Previous experience as an estimator for an EPC company and/or an owner of Oil & Gas facility.
  • Experience with mechanical and piping systems for Oil & Gas industrial projects is desired..
  • Previous experience preparing estimates during Pre FEED, FEED, and Detail design including knowledge of required engineering deliverable and estimating methodologies at each stage of design
  • Proficient knowledge of using Estimating specific software’s (WinEstimator and Aspen Capital Cost Estimator experience is preferred).
Additional Information:
  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • Relocation benefits are not available for this position.
  • Depending on the selected candidate's base location, this position could initially require significant time in Denver and/or Houston for training and mentoring purposes.

Business Group
Management Services Group (MS)

Greenwood Vilage

United States of America

USA - Colorado

Clearance Required

Alternate Locations
US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - New Orleans, LA - 1515 Poydras Street