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AECOM Cost Estimator in Panama City, Florida

Company Description

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.

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 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.

Job Description

AECOM has an immediate need for an onsite Cost Estimator to support the Resident Office at Tyndall AFB near Panama City, Florida. This position will include preparation of detailed cost estimates by analyzing plans and specifications and performing quantity take-offs for the assigned project. The selected candidate will need to have a strong understanding of contractual terms and conditions. Develop and prepare conceptual estimates using design documents and information using onscreen take-offs and estimating.

Job Description

Responsible for activities related to estimating all elements of project cost including labor (manual and non-manual), materials and permanent equipment, supplies, consumables and expenses, construction equipment rental and operating costs, contingency, escalation, program risk, etc. cost breakdown estimating and negotiating, and technical writing.


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 8 years of relevant experience or AA/AS (US) + 10 years of relevant experience or High School Diploma/GED +12 years of relevant experience

  • Position requires capability to perform daily walk-throughs of worksite with project manager.

  • Position requires frequent move and work in indoor and outdoor environments with uneven terrain and variable outdoor conditions, including heat, dusts, noise, dry, and moist.

  • Occasionally bending/stooping, working at heights, and repetitive or fine hand movements to perform estimating tasks.

  • Occasional lifting of equipment up to 25 pounds without assistance.

  • Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment as needed. This equipment includes, but is not limited to gloves, safety glasses/goggles, face shield, safety shoes/boots, hard hat, and hearing protection.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

Preferred Requirements

  • BS in civil or Construction Engineering, or equivalent work experience

  • 5 years in Heavy Civil Construction Estimating

  • Previous USAC Experience

  • Strong math and analytical skills

  • Knowledge of estimating software

  • Ability to prepare detailed budgets

  • Ability to prepare detailed materials lists and costs

  • Ability to read, interpret and navigate plans and specification

  • Knowledgeable of the Company estimating systems and processes

  • Understands estimating terminology and measures and recognizes estimating processes/project actions that may impact the project

  • Understands construction means, methods, and sequences-multiple disciplines

  • Develops Work Breakdown Structures

  • Capable of managing the preparation of an estimate

  • Evaluates suitability of scope and execution plan for basis of estimate

  • Initiates the preparation of an Estimate Plan (approach, techniques, level of effort, cost, schedule), Basis of Estimate and qualifications

  • Prepares bid tabulations responding to the customer/Request for Proposal requirements

  • Collects, analyzes and archives project data. Develops historical documentation

  • Develops current project estimate comparisons with previous performance and market benchmark data

  • Knowledge of Primavera Project and Microsoft Project schedules and be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship opportunities for US. Employment Authorization are not available for this position

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position

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.

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.

ReqID: J10093103

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Survey & Estimation

Work Location Model: On-Site