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Senior Estimator - Electrical

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Burns & McDonnell
Physical Address

Kansas City, MO 64106
Job Description


The Senior Electrical Estimator is responsible for preparation of all levels of estimates and proposals relating to their discipline\(s\) that are required to support the engineering and design\-build construction projects\. This position will prepare and present lump sum bids, proposals, unit cost and quantities for various projects with a diverse portfolio of project types and clients; focusing in the power generation market, including solar and renewables\.

+ Lead estimating strategy and implementation efforts\.

+ Review and approve project summary schedules for validity\.

+ Manage workload scheduling to ensure timely completion of deliverable’s\.

+ Lead risk review process\.

+ Responsible for compliance with estimating methodology insuring quality estimates are produced\.

+ Lead project team review for estimating quantities and scope of project\.

+ Responsible for reviewing and approving quotes on bonds and insurance\.

+ Review and approve small and disadvantaged business solicitation and evaluations\.

+ Lead subcontractor solicitation and pre\-qualification reviews\.

+ Responsible for reviewing and approving specialty and standard equipment pricing\.

+ Review and verify subcontractor bid packages before being transmitted for quotes\.

+ Present the estimate to internal and external clients\.

+ Responsible for the review of final estimate before management review and proposal presentation\.

+ Lead estimating teams for completion of pre\-construction services\.

+ Responsible for cost history, data base management and estimating process\.

+ Approve price general conditions, indirect costs and review as provided by project management team\.

+ Make final recommendations as to fee, contingency and escalation\.

+ Provide man hour quotes for required estimating effort\.

+ Develop strategy on contract partnering agreements\.

+ Prepare and present estimating data for risk review process\.

+ Verify and approve estimates for joint venture reviews\.

+ Review commercial terms and conditions and address risk issues\.

+ Review and validate value engineering items, alternates and options\.

+ Responsible for the accuracy and validity of estimate clarifications and assumptions\.

+ Review documents for gaps and overlaps in scope of work\.

+ Train and mentor staff\.

+ All other duties as assigned


+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field\. Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement\. A minimum of 8 years of direct project estimating experience

+ Ability to work independently or in groups, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Expert with Microsoft Office, ConEst and K\-base\.

+ OSHA 10 hour safety certification required\.


Job Estimating

Primary Location US\-MO\-Kansas City

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day\. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee\-owners\. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing\.

We have offices and projects across the U\.S\. and around the globe\. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For\. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there\. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project\. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades\-long partnerships\. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898\.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions\. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels\. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless\.

Are you ready to create amazing?

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 190057


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