iParametrics is currently seeking a Senior Estimator to support our growing Federal support business in the US. The Senior Cost Estimator/Engineer will report to the Chief Estimator and will be responsible for developing accurate, timely estimates for projects under design and construction. Ideally, the Senior Estimator will be located in our Alpharetta, GA office but for the right candidate, this position may be performed remotely.
Our Cost Estimating business is targeted for growth and has built a strong presence in the market. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and have a solid and varied estimation background. We are looking for an individual with a logical, thorough approach to estimation, combined with strong communication skills.
Maintain high standards of professionalism and ethical behavior when representing the Company
Review project plans, requirements, and specifications
Effectively manage the estimate and client process from start to finish
Develop complete understanding of the project and deliverable requirements to ensure timely submissions
Review preliminary quotes and historical bid data in developing the most accurate cost points
Prepare parametric and detail cost estimates
Maintains and communicates data on construction and material cost trends affecting project costs.
Identifies and quantifies potential cost uncertainties/risks to ensure cost estimates capture the full range of potential costs.
Updates costs as necessary based on new information and project scope changes.
Prepare cost submission documents, as well as review the work of other cost professionals
Understand the General Conditions cost associated with preparing an accurate cost to construct within the US and OCONUS
Work with Scheduling and A/E to ensure that the estimate aligns with the scope, sequencing, and period of performance.
Interface with subcontractors, owners, and various departments
Skills / Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Engineering, Construction Management, Technology, or other related discipline preferred
At least 10 years of estimating experience with DoD design projects; must have experience with a minimum of 50% of the CSI MasterFormat Divisions.
7 years of direct experience in the use of the following estimating software: MCACES MII, PACES, RS Means, and an on-screen take-off software (Bluebeam, On Center OST)
Must have demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office with advanced skills in Excel. Adobe experience is a plus
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, combined with creative solution and problem-solving skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task
Training in and demonstrated knowledge of construction costs and principles
Willing and available to travel on an as needed basis
Must be authorized to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship
Currently active or willing to obtain the following certifications:
Certified Cost Professional Certification (CCP) or Certified Estimating Professional Certification (CEP) from AACE
Life Cycle Cost Certification WENG 400 from the US Air Force AFIT
Telecommuting is allowed.
About iParametrics, LLC
iParametrics’ has provided planning, cost and value engineering and economic analysis on thousands of government programs. We support cost-related engineering services and needs across the Federal Government (CONUS and OCONUS), both for typical project efforts and requirements as well as non-standard applications such as grant management for emergency recovery and response. Our work includes supporting programming, conceptual design, parametric, final design and construction cost estimates for every branch of the military as well as the DOE, GSA, FEMA and the VA.
iParametrics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a work environment that supports and respects all individuals without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.