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AECOM Cost Estimator in Panama City, Florida

Company Description

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There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

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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

  • Must Be a US Citizen

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position

  • Exempt Position: Offered rate of compensation (Florida) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $130,000.00 - $150,000.00

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10100313

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Survey & Estimation

Work Location Model: On-Site