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Parsons Corporation Senior Estimator - Heavy Civil in Newark, New Jersey

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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Estimator to join our team! This is an opportunity to work on THE premier Infrastructure project in the United States!

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Demonstrates an understanding of degrees of uncertainty that applies to estimates as they are developed throughout the project life cycle. Uses this knowledge to identify assumptions and risks to develop contingency proposals for the project.

  • Ensures that the ranges of estimates are used to prepare an overall estimate, together with optimistic and pessimistic targets for each task.

  • Ensures that estimates are continually reviewed and revised as and when new information becomes available and more is known about the project.

  • Provide life-cycle costing for various estimating components.

  • Top-Down Conceptual Estimating

  • Ensures, whenever possible, that comparative techniques are used, e.g. estimates are based on previous experience and usage statistics.

  • Uses the parametric technique where bottom-up is not feasible and/or comparative data is not available.

  • Normalizes top-down estimates to reflect project factors such as escalation, currency, local market conditions.

  • Bottom-Up Measurement-Based Estimating

  • Able to Produce detailed estimates in a timely and efficient manner, based on Bills of Quantities/take-off and Activity Based costs.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management or Equivalent Industry Experience

  • 15+ years related estimating experience – Industrial and commercial projects preferred

  • Experience leading, assembling and presenting estimate deliverables to Clients (internal or external)

  • Proficient skills in the area of current technology (Word, Excel, estimating/database software)

  • Demonstrated understanding of estimating organizational structure and process, including quantity takeoff, crew development, productivity relationships, material quotations, knowledge of markup structures and estimate documentation

  • Experience using industry estimating software

  • Demonstrates an ability be responsible for completion of tasks with minimal supervision

  • Experience mentoring junior staff

  • Able to travel to meet project needs

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

This position is part of our Critical Infrastructure team.

For more than 75 years, our experts have designed and delivered the critical infrastructure that connects and protects communities around the world. We work in diverse, collaborative teams, both within the company and with our partners and customers, to plan, design, build, and modernize infrastructure. We take special pride in projects and solutions that improve communities as well as people’s quality of life by promoting economic growth, enhancing mobility, and increasing sustainability and resiliency. Powered by our people, we provide the imagination necessary to support our customers’ visions—and to help them see new possibilities.

Salary Range:

$104,200.00 - $182,400.00

We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.

We truly invest and care about our employee’s wellbeing and provide endless growth opportunities as the sky is the limit, so aim for the stars! Imagine next and join the Parsons quest—APPLY TODAY!About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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