Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
Country: United States
Allstates Consultings client is currently seeking a Gas/Cost Estimator for a construction/manufacturing company in Massachusetts for a 1 year contract. This professional is responsible for accurately calculating the total costs associated with a construction project or development of a new product.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
Bachelor's Degree in Estimating, Engineering, Construction Management or closely related field.
Or in lieu of a degree, 5 years of relevant work experience will be considered. This may include some college level courses and training.
Proficient MS Office computer skills (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc
About the Position:
The Gas Estimator will prepare accurate and timely construction estimates for large scale complex construction projects including natural gas transmission, distribution, LNG and regulator stations. Estimates include all aspects of a project including materials, engineering, permitting, environmental compliance, construction, labor and equipment.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to)
Prepare construction estimates based on engineering designs, drawings, site visits, contractual agreements and associated materials. Incorporate solid understanding of the gas utility construction process into complex estimates.
Analyze key themes and trends to ensure all factors are properly considered, priced and included in the project estimate. Assists in developing the project schedule along with supporting the determination of staffing, overtime and equipment.
Provide support for all standard construction estimating needs throughout Gas Operations to ensure all factors are properly considered, priced and included in construction estimates.
Establish the likely progress and completion rates, including allowances for bad weather and unforeseen circumstances.
Consult with vendors, personnel in other departments or engineers to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues. Confer with Engineers on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
Revise and update the estimating system software to support storage and retrieval of estimating information and enhance efficiency and operability of the system. Assists in the collection and analysis of man hour and cost information from projects for the use of historical data.
Review material and labor requirements to recommend whether it is more cost effective to perform work using In House Construction or Contractor Crews. Develop comparative estimates for management decision making.
Monitor year-on-year accuracy of estimated costs and challenge business processes in order to ensure client is compliant with applicable regulations and deliver projects on budget
Assists in writing technical procedures for the Department.
Identify, analyze and mitigate potential project risks..
Knowledge of planning, design, and construction process.
Able to work and interact with various team members during all phases of projects.
Please send your updated word resumes with hourly rate requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
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