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[Estimator] Estimator II

Posted by: E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc on March 11, 2018 at 00:04:02.

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Los Angeles
State: California
Country: United States

Dedicated to “Excellence in Engineering,” E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. (E2) was founded in 1988 to deliver environmentally focused services related to water and wastewater. Since then, the firm has grown and broadly diversified to provide engineering, environmental consulting, oil and gas pipeline, infrastructure operations, and remediation-related services. Since the firm’s founding, the management team has balanced growth with fiscal prudence, resulting in a solid, financially stable business, sustained growth, and loyal clients and employees.

E2 Consulting Engineers, Inc. offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, paid time off. Qualified candidates only please submit your resume. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Position Description Summary

The successful candidate will have proven cost experience. The general job duties will include but not be limited to, estimating change orders, developing budgets and reviewing invoices.

Essential Job Duties

•Review the scope specified within the proposal to ensure it includes the appropriate scope

•Review the labor rates to ensure conformance to the contract specifications

•Review labor productivity to ensure that the labor hours are in conformance with working restrictions, overtime is appropriate, etc.

•Review quantities and ensure there is a fair and reasonable representation of additional scope, as well as possible credits

•Review the material pricing and validate against R.S. Means and other support data, for other pricing references

•Review pre-purchased material or equipment and/or equipment rental rates against fair and reasonable pricing references

•Review contractor mark-ups to ensure that the correct mark-ups are being used and that any mark-up caps are not exceeded

•Develop the record of negotiation documentation

•Develop detailed cost estimates from the engineering drawings; proactively identify deficiencies and/or questions; and actively assist the project team toward the answers

•Proactively establish a routine reporting cycle that clearly communicates when an estimate changes and why

•Prepare and review material take-offs from planning documents or engineering drawings

•Prepare detailed breakdown of components and elements of estimates for systems and subsystems

•Prepare estimates by applying unit rates for man hours, labor dollars, material dollars, and construction equipment dollars and all-in unit cost determination, calculating extensions and the application of standard factors, overhead rates and fees.

•Review contract documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and equitable cost allowance for scope changes

•Contribute to the advancement of LAWA goals through commitment to productive collaboration with all stakeholders

Hardware/Software Knowledge

•Proficient with large-scale estimating software

•Experience with On-screen Take-off and MC2 is highly desirable

•Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel)

•Proficient with industry estimating databases and other estimating data sources, e.g. RS Means, Richardsons, etc.

•Experience with HCSS estimating software desirable

•Experience with Adobe Acrobat and/or Bluebeam

Professional Experience Level/Other Qualifications

•Five years of general estimating experience directly related to both engineering and construction projects is required

•Previous experience with airports is highly desirable

•Demonstrates a proactive, firm and respectful approach to estimate reconciliation efforts and change order processing

•Demonstrated proficiency estimating formats, including Uniformat II

•Proved accuracy, reliability and completeness in job accomplishment

•Effective oral and written communication skills


•Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field

Element-Specific Requirements/Notes

•May assume other duties as required/needed

•May work overtime

•Maybe required to work various shifts as needed

PREFERRED METHOD OF APPLICATION IS THROUGH OUR ONLINE JOB SYSTEM. If you need accommodation or alternate method of resume submittal, please contact Cindy Wilson at (803) 642-5990.

E2 Consulting Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer, F/M/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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