Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Chattanooga, TN
Country: United States
JSG is currently seeking a Cost Estimator.
Location: Chattanooga, TN.
Prefer local candidates.
PREPARES CONCEPTUAL, PRELIMINARY, AND DETAILED COST ESTIMATES INVOLVING ALL COMPONENTS/DISCIPLINES WITH COMPLEX CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS (ALTHOUGH EXPERTISE MAY BE GREATER IN ONE OR MORE DISCIPLINES). FOR ESTIMATING PURPOSES, DETERMINES A LOGICAL SEQUENCE OF CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES; CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT REQUIRED; SUPPORT ACTIVITIES NEEDED; IMPACT OF SITE-SPECIFIC PRODUCTIVITY FACTORS; OVERHEADS; QUANTITIES, COST OF MATERIALS, AND MANPOWER REQUIRED. PREPARES BASIC SCHEDULES FOR CASH FLOWS AND RESOURCE LEVELING. RESEARCHES CURRENT CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY METHODS, ESTIMATING TECHNIQUES, AND INNOVATIONS THAT CAN IMPROVE THE ACCURACY, EFFICIENCY, AND CREDIBILITY OF COST ESTIMATES AND OTHER TOTAL COST MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES. MONITORS AND EVALUATES ESTIMATE ACCURACY AND ADJUSTS METHODS/DATA TO ACHIEVE MAXIMUM DESIRED RESULTS. PARTICIPATES IN PROJECT WALK-DOWNS, SUGGESTS PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENTS, PERFORMS VALUE ENGINEERING ANALYSIS, AND INCORPORATES LESSONS LEARNED FROM PREVIOUS PROJECTS INTO COST ESTIMATES. CRITICALLY REVIEWS ESTIMATES PREPARED BY OTHERS, IDENTIFYING OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPROVEMENT TO THE RESPONSIBLE ENGINEER OR PROJECT TEAM. MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DEVELOPING/REVISING ESTIMATING OR OTHER DATA MANAGEMENT TOOLS & METHODS; IMPLEMENTING/MAINTAINING SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS; & CREATING/MANAGING LINKS TO OTHER SOURCES.
Education and Experience/Certificates, Licenses, and Registration Requirements/Other Requirements
Bachelorís degree in a related technical field, or equivalent education, training & experience.
Several years of experience working with conceptual, preliminary and detailed cost estimates. Experience in a construction, engineering or generating plant environment desirable.
Certification by AACE (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) as a Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) or Certified Cost Consultant (CCC) is desired as evidence of proficiency. Start Time: 8:00 AM
Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm Location:
Business Justification The cost estimator will play an instrumental role in the effort to improve the estimating for the nuclear fleet. The estimator will not only be working on corporate projects, but also be available to support the sites. The estimator will assist the organization with the development and review of estimates, especially those in the 5 year plan, to improve the estimates so that they are more robust and maintain a more static portfolio in the implementation years
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