The Gas Estimator will prepare estimates for natural gas distribution, intrastate transmission, and regulator/meter station construction projects. Estimates include all aspects of a project including materials, engineering, permitting, environmental compliance, construction, labor and equipment.
Prepare construction estimates based on engineering designs, drawings, site visits, contractual agreements and associated materials. Incorporate solid understanding of the gas utility construction process into complex estimates.
Assist in developing the project schedules along with supporting the determination of staffing, overtime and equipment.
Establish likely progress and completion rates, including allowances for bad weather and unforeseen circumstances.
Consult with vendors, personnel in other departments or engineers to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
Lead project teams in performing Quantitative Risk Assessments and Risk Registers. Perform Monte Carlo Simulations and analysis on Risk Registers.
Revise and update the estimating system software to support storage and retrieval of estimating information.
10+ years gas utility experience with at least 2 years of natural gas project estimating experience
Proficient MS Office computer skills (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
Knowledge of planning, design, and construction process.
Professional Estimator Certification in AACE International, ICEAA, or ASPE.
Knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering principles.
Experience managing the unit costs library of professional estimating software programs.
Knowledge of Success Enterprise, Sage Timberline or other estimating software application
About BlackRock Resources LLC
BlackRock Resources, LLC was founded with the mission of providing professional staffing and consulting services to the domestic energy industry (oil, gas, nuclear, renewable energy, and more). Our goal is to provide our clients with an advantage over their competitors while providing our employees with rewarding employment opportunities. At BlackRock Resources we aim to be the highest quality provider of personnel to the energy industry through integrity, innovation and execution. Our commitment to our customers, employees and partners is the foundation of our organization.
Our niche market firm is both dedicated and focused on our core capabilities of supplying the best talent and resources in the industry. We pride ourselves on taking on the most difficult of tasks and responding timely. Flexibility has been one of the key components in what makes us more successful than other firms. At BlackRock Resources our team of experts has combined our knowledge, experience, and skills with our corporate flexibility to drive solutions for our clients. We listen carefully to our customers and we customize our services in order to source, recruit and hire the very best people in the bu...siness. Our clients benefit from our team approach and are provided with many options to their staffing needs