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[Estimator] Cost Estimator

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Posted by: Turnkey Technical Services LLC <> on November 12, 2017 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Oak Ridge
State: Tennessee
Country: United States

TTS is seeking a Cost Estimator for a 12 month position beginning January 2, 2018 in Oak Ridge, TN.

Cost Estimator Experience and Qualifications:
* Bachelors Degree and 15 years experience
Must have experience competitively bidding and winning work in a commercial environment. Knowledge of estimating for government projects is a plus, but not required
Must be able to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications, in both 2D and 3D
Must be able to visualize projects with minimal sketches or renderings.
Use of estimating software such as Timberline, RS Means, etc.
Use of software for takeoff calculations, such as Sage, Blue Beam, etc.
Understanding of project management and work breakdown structures a plus

Job Description:
Perform development of project scope and cost estimating activities associated with construction projects.
Prepares project cost estimates based on drawings, specifications, and materials lists, which include architectural, structural, civil, piping, mechanical, and electrical work on new construction or alterations to existing structure.
Identify labor, materials, equipment, and time requirements for study proposals, design phase and completed certified for construction documents.
Compute costs by analyzing design effort, labor, materials, equipment, time required, tax, overhead, profit, bond, contingency, etc.
Visit construction sites to ascertain the actual job conditions and relates that to the post project cost metrics.
Proactively support the project team on initiatives to drive down cost and/or contingencies
Develop scopes of work based upon conceptual design guidance and devise methods of accomplishment to support the budget
Ensure timely completion of estimates.
Support continuous improvement efforts to better the estimating process
Responsible for working and communicating with other divisions in a team atmosphere to keep stakeholders informed and projects on target with attention to detail.
Knowledge of past projects from post project review of actual project cost metrics.
Maintains a current knowledge of construction industry pricing conditions
Develop and maintains costing trends with vendors and subcontractors.
Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Contributes to the team effort by accomplishing related results in a timely manner.

This is a one year project in Oak Ridge, TN. Travel/Per Diem is not available for this position.

Interested candidates please send resume in WORD format

TTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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