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Posted by: E2 CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC. on June 23, 2019 at 00:04:01.

Post Number: 526654
Posted By: E2 CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC.
Posted On: 2019-06-23 00:04:01
Link: CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
Subject: [Estimator] SENIOR ESTIMATOR
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.

LOCAL CANDIDATES PREFERRED. NO PER DIEM OR RELOCATION OFFERED AT THIS TIME.
Key Identifiers for the Position
• Previous experience with public airport projects
• Proficient with large-scale estimating software
• Ten years of general estimating experience directly related to both engineering and construction projects
• Previous experience managing a small estimating department is desirable.
• Experience as a conceptual estimator is desirable.
• Electrical or Mechanical Estimating ability is desirable.

Essential Job Duties

• Review the proposal and assist with the determination of merit
• 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 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
• Discuss the LAWA position after the contractor established their position. Share the basis of the LAWA position to ensure fair and reasonable understanding
• Seek to find points of agreement early in the discussion and document the agreements
• Determine points of disagreement and path to resolution. Adopt a reasonable, but contractual attitude
• 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
• Actively reconcile the internal estimates with those prepared by third-parties; engage the third- party entities in an informative, collaborative reconciliation; and communicate the results of the reconciliation effort
• 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.
• Accumulate, evaluate and document historical cost data for the development of future estimates
• Prepare and/or review final Engineer’s estimate
• Review contract documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and equitable cost allowance for scope changes
• Provide coordination and liaison with project management and project engineering personnel throughout the estimate development
• Train subordinate estimating personnel when necessary
• Contribute to the advancement of PDG’s goals through commitment to productive collaboration with all stakeholders
• Proved accuracy, reliability and completeness in job accomplishment
• Demonstrated success on the job, as evidenced by satisfactory performance, acceptance of responsibility and growth in previous position
• Effective oral and written communication skills

Hardware/Software Knowledge

• Demonstrated proficiency estimating formats, including Uniformat II
• Proficient with industry estimating databases and other estimating data sources, e.g. RS Means, Richardsons, etc.
• Proficient with large-scale estimating software
• Experience with On-screen Take-off and MC2 is highly desirable
• Microsoft Office Suite

Professional Experience Level/Other Qualifications

• Self-starter attitude with proved results-oriented focus
• Demonstrates a proactive, firm and respectful approach to estimate reconciliation efforts and change order processing
• Establish a personable, but contractual stance with the contractor
• Ten years of general estimating experience directly related to both engineering and construction projects is required
• Previous experience with public airport projects is a must; experience within a commercial airport terminal is highly desirable
• Demonstrated experience with complex estimate reconciliations and change order negotiations

Education/Training
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is preferred

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, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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