AECOM Cost Estimator in Atlanta, Georgia

United States of America - Georgia, Atlanta

Job Summary

The ideal candidate will display the confidence, and desire to work on a wide variety of interesting heavy civil projects primarily for Transportation, Transit, Aviation and DoD clients and offering a wide variety of project types. We support projects throughout Georgia, nationally across the US, and overseas from early conceptual stage all the way through final bid documents, as well as negotiating change orders and claims. We are proud to provide our employees with exciting work and opportunities for growth.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Interface with project managers and various design disciplines to determine scope and review our work product

  • Develop quantity take-offs, cost estimates for direct and indirect costs based on provided plans, understand and apply appropriate contractor markups

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in construction management, engineering or related field

  • 8+ years of experience including some on site project experience working for contractors

  • Must be able to communicate well and work with project managers and designers to define scope, discuss constructability issues and estimate construction costs from early project concepts through final design

  • Must be comfortable providing assistance with evaluating change order costs from contractors

  • Must be very familiar with MS Excel, and know and be able to learn commercial off the shelf cost estimating and scheduling software

  • Must be able to apply knowledge and experience of construction methods and procedures to our work process

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Cost Professional or Planning and Scheduling Professional (AACEI) or Certified Professional Estimator (ASPE) preferred but not required.

  • Experience producing cost estimates across a variety of project types

  • Experience with Sage Estimating, WinEst, and On-Screen Takeoff

  • Primavera P6 skills strongly preferred

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Quantity Surveying

Business Line Transportation

Business Group DCS

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199492BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.