AECOM Senior Cost Estimator in Arlington, Virginia
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented, self-driven and motivated Senior Cost Estimator for immediate employment in our Arlington, Virginia office.
This position is responsible for activities related to estimating all the elements of project cost, including labor, materials and permanent equipment, supplies, consumables and expenses, and construction equipment rental and operating costs, contingency, escalation, and program risk, etc.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Provides estimates for each project phase: conceptual, schematic design, design development and construction documents
Prepare detailed cost estimates via industry accepted methods such as RS Means for small and large projects. Estimates shall be provided in UNIFORMAT II and CSI format
Ability to concentrate in one or more of the estimating disciplines, including architecture, mechanical, electrical, fire protection, civil and structural
Prepares or assists in the preparation of order-of-magnitude, preliminary, definitive, change orders and check estimates using appropriate methods and techniques
Prepares material, equipment, and labor take-offs
Performs cost comparison analyses between in-house estimates and contractor estimates
Works with Project Managers and other disciplines to evaluate appropriateness of budgets
Utilizes the appropriate company and industry historical data for cost estimates
Prepares project and discipline estimate summaries Basis of Estimate
Establishes and maintains cost databases and product line specific parametric analysis tools
Leads the estimate reconciliation process with the project team
Prepares bid packages, conceptual estimates, and analysis of subcontractor bids etc. for projects
Maintains consistent and period communications with other estimators
Prepares and/or coordinates preparation of full project estimates
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise, and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment, and new energy. We’re one global team 47,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Buildings + Places
AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.
With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.
Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies
Bachelor’ degree in Engineering, Architecture, or Construction or related field + 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education
Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be a US Citizen
Certification with AACE, I; RISC, or ASPE is required
Valid Driver's License with a good driving record
Knowledge of MCACES/MII
Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications, Requests-for Proposals and contracts
Must have an understanding of construction means, methods, and sequences
Knowledge of Success Estimator is a plus
Knowledge of On-Screen-Takeoff or Construct Connect a plus
Ability to generate project construction schedules
Knowledge of MS Project and Primavera a plus
Relocation is not available for this position
Sponsorship is not available for this position
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: East
Career Area: Survey & Estimation