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Construction Estimator
Insight Global     Robstown, TX 78380

Job Description

* Understand, develop, compile and present high-level cost estimates for multiple projects

* Heavily supporting the change management process, estimates, optimization, estimating the value, ad hoc estimating

* Field assessment and verification, bench marking effort

* Develop detailed cost estimates as designs develop, communicating with various stakeholders on cost drivers and value engineering opportunities across all trades

* Use efficient and aesthetic communication methods to escalate risks and communicate opportunities

* Employ a can-do attitude, ensuring all stakeholders are engaged and aligned to the program goals

* Create what-if scenario estimates for program strategy and decision making

* Develop long term strategy on estimation methodology, tool and systems for CAPEX projects

* Estimate cost impact related to changes in design and construction strategy during project execution that vary from the Baseline. Work closely with the project team to forecast project costs in a timely manner.

* Assist team in preparing cost information related to Project funding requests to Management

* Track and summarize estimate performance collaborating with Finance.

* Provide support in identifying, analyzing, and providing innovative solutions to cost estimating problems.

* Assist in cost estimating input into specific studies and providing team guidance in key decisions with scope options, various work proposals and decision making.

* Show initiative in the development of estimating standards, procedures, systems as well as input to future benchmarking and estimating tools.

* Assist the team in developing future cost model structures for procurement bidding process.

Skills and Requirements

* 5+ years of estimation experience required (All trades preferred)

* Experience in estimation with Civil, Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical and life safety systems

* Industrial, oil and gas, nuclear, petrochemical, heavy commercial industry background

* Experience in value engineering and cost modeling with fast turnaround results

* Excellent written and verbal communication presentation skills are a must

* Knowledge of how things are built at the fundamental level, experience with construction management preferred

* Willingness to get your hands dirty to understand the projects you are supporting

* Ability to work within a high-performance, cross-functional organization with extremely tight timelines, aggressive goals and demanding work environment.

* Have an inquisitive and open attitude to exploring new ideas and willingness to continuously learn

* Capacity to work long hours on demanding projects in high stress environments

* Detail oriented with exceptional organizational skills

* Experience with change management procedures is valued. Ability to provide or prepare cost trend/change estimates in support of the project.

* Demonstrate competency with relevant software such as MS Office Suite and estimating related specific software and tools. Tech savvy!

* Agile, flexible and open minded. Mid Level! null

We are a company committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments where people can bring their full, authentic selves to work every day. We are an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that believes everyone matters. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion,sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, ancestry, genetic factors, age, disability, protected veteran status, military oruniformed service member status, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, andordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to [email protected].

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