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Parsons Corporation Senior Structures Estimator in Westminster, Colorado

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Ready to put your structure estimating expertise to work on marquee infrastructure projects that will change the fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of estimation tasks on large scale, complex projects? Parsons is now hiring a Senior Structures Estimator for our rapidly expanding transportation projects.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your strong estimating experience and engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity to lead teams. We need our Estimators at this level to be fully qualified professionals with solid experience, and independently complete complicated assignments. In this role you will complete a wide variety of difficult estimating activities (individual or as part of a team), including developing estimates in company database estimating software, utilizing estimating tools and equipment, writing estimate narratives, reviewing and updating estimate procedures, supporting estimate database updates with project historical data, leading estimate task teams, and evaluating and rating estimator performance on an assigned project/program.

Responsibilities:

Ensures that all estimate team members apply company estimating practices, techniques, processes and procedures.

Responsible for providing technical guidance to Estimators and Associate Estimators.

Delivers quality controlled estimates for projects and programs as assigned. Defines and delineates project or program scope utilizing a top down work breakdown structure (WBS), prepares material takeoffs in accordance with the WBS as defined by concept documents, and design drawings, plans and specifications.

Develops detailed resource costs for work activities based on the planned schedule of execution, applies project burdens and indirect costs, applies dictated fees and taxes, defines costs associated with contract general conditions, and applies expected margins to produce an accurate estimate for self perform work a.

Reviews contractual documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and/or scope changes, and defines cost and schedule impacts to the base contract, and to provide written evaluation and recommendation of reasonable reconciliation and remediation to project and/or program management staff.

Defines scope and quantification for vendors and subcontractors necessary to obtain correct and competitive pricing for materials, equipment, and services required to complete an estimate of reasonable probable cost.

Documents telephone, email, web and written bids and quotations complete with contractual terms and conditions, shipping cost and terms, transfer of title and terms of contract payment and completion.

Accumulates, evaluates, and documents historical cost data inclusive of construction location, site conditions and restrictions, contract terms and contract execution plan, procedures and methods in order to maintain current estimating database information and cost data

Provides training and guidance to Estimators and Associate Estimators in the preparation, revision, and production of cost estimates using the required project and/or program software, estimating tools and equipment.

Reviews work produced by subordinate personnel for quality, clarity, accuracy, and application; verifying that all components and cost required by the contract documents are included.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience)

5+ years of related work experience involving typical estimating activities.

Previous experience using estimating database supported software.

Ability to perform difficult estimating activities typical to the engineering and construction industry is required

Excellent written and verbal communication skills Familiarity with company and project procedures and practices.

Familiarity with typical project controls software such as HCSS, Primavera scheduling software, Estimate/Schedule Transfer tools is required.

Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, construction contract commercial documents, engineering drawings and specifications, and be qualified to be an estimate team leader.

This position pays a minimum annual salary of $79,100.00 and a maximum annual salary of $138,400.00.

Benefits for this position include: medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401K.

The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by federal, state, provincial or local mandates or customer requirements.

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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