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SR. ESTIMATOR II – CHIEF ESTIMATOR

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HukariAscendent is a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned, Small Business specializing in comprehensive engineering and technical support services associated with commercial nuclear power and US Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear activities.

We are looking for a SR. ESTIMATOR II – CHIEF ESTIMATOR with the following qualifications:

The Estimator is responsible for activities related to estimating all the elements of project cost including labor (manual and non-manual), materials and permanent equipment, supplies, consumables and expenses, and construction equipment rental and operating costs, contingency, escalation, program risk, etc. Supports cost estimating efforts as directed during project and/or proposal activities. Assists in historical data analysis and maintenance of historical databases. Executes tasks within well-defined parameters.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Individual incumbents may be responsible for cross-discipline application or may concentrate in one or more of the Estimating disciplines including Electrical, Architectural/Civil/Structural, Mechanical, Systems Control, Estimating cornerstone application analysis, etc.
• Prepares or assists in the preparation of Order of Magnitude, preliminary, definitive, change orders and check estimates using appropriate methods and techniques.
• Prepares equipment and material take-off.
• Utilizes the appropriate company and industry historical data for costing estimates.
• Prepares or assists in the preparation of project and discipline estimate summaries.
• Prepares or assists in the preparation of the Basis of Estimate.
• Participates in estimate reviews.
• Establishes and maintains cost databases and product line specific parametric analysis tools
• Performs routine quantity takeoffs, within discipline or commodity specialty, from design drawings. Collects, reconciles, and verifies data for summary comparisons
• Applies unit rates (cost and job hour) to quantities and performs portions of the total cost estimate within a discipline or commodity specialty using standard estimating templates
• Demonstrated understanding of Estimating core processes requiring direction and supervision.
• Familiar with Estimating procedures and processes. Basic understanding of estimate classifications and types.
• Familiar with the basic concept of cash flow and cost of working capital.
• Familiar with pricing sources.
• Demonstrates basic applied analytical and quantitative skills.
• Entry-level knowledge of engineering or construction customarily acquired through a course of specialized instruction. Must have sufficient entry-level experience in performing engineering discipline related tasks (engineering drafting, quantity take-off, statistical analysis, scheduling) leading to an understanding of technical processes, engineering drawings and quantity determinations.
• Basic knowledge of standard software applications such as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access).
• Basic ability to communicate effectively with others in a project team environment
• Develops familiarity with industry contracting
• Understands and applies knowledge of project revenue and cost
• Creates quality material take-offs from drawing and sketches
• Understands and complies with governments estimating system requirements

Required Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and related experience. Master’s degree in business, engineering, or construction management desirable.
Experience: 12+ years of experience in the Engineering or Construction Industry, including 5+ years of experience on a project performing work outside the estimating function. Must have some expertise in the company sanctioned estimating applications and systems; or

Extensive experience in the Engineering or Construction Industry with 12+ years in estimating, including 7+ years of experience on a project performing work outside the estimating function. Has a strong understanding of planning and scheduling and the company cost structure (overheads, G&A, insurances). Demonstrated superior technical ability in the areas of specialty and possession of expert knowledge in those areas; or

Extensive experience in the Engineering or Construction Industrywith15+ years in estimating, including 8+ years of experience on a project performing work outside the estimating function. Strong understanding of planning and scheduling and the company cost structure (overheads, G&A, insurances). Demonstrated superior technical ability in the areas of specialty and possession of expert knowledge in those areas.

Period of Performance:
Award – 07/31/2021

Clearance Required:
None

FULL TIME, 40 hrs. /wk.

HukariAscendent offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) plan and paid time off.

Opportunities with HukariAscendent change frequently. For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at: https://www.hukari.com.
HukariAscendent is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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