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Senior Cost Estimator - Federal Water
CDM Smith     Tampa, FL 33603
 Posted 27 days    


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**Job Description:**

CDM Smith’s Federal Services Unit (FSU) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Cost Estimator to serve our growing portfolio of design projects for the US government, both CONUS and OCONUS.

Primary responsibilities for this role include:

• Prepare planning level cost estimates for CDM Smith’s DoD clients based on plan and specifications reviews

• Ensures that enterprise estimating procedures are followed for all federal projects

• Perform quantity take-offs and pricing of primarily federal construction projects

• Perform constructability reviews and develop draft project schedules as needed

• Support client presentations such as charrettes, design review meetings, and value engineering meetings

• Supervise estimating staff or estimating subconsultants as needed

**Job Title:**

Senior Cost Estimator - Federal Water


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**Minimum Qualifications:**

• High School diploma or equivalent.

• 8 years of related experience.

• Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

• Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

• 8 years of experience estimating horizontal and vertical projects

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management or related discipline

• Experience with programmatic and parametric estimating, estimating designs at various levels of completion, and estimating construction costs

• Detailed experience with DoD parametric cost estimating software (PACES) and detailed estimating software (MCACES II)

• Experience with commercial estimating software is desired (Sage Estimating, Accubid (for Electrical), Timberline as examples)

• Ability and willingness to travel worldwide for project meetings at times

• 5 years of experience estimating Depart of Defense projects (USACE, AFCEC and NAVFAC) and EPA experience is desirable

• In addition to the US, experience estimating projects in the Far East (Japan, Korea, and Guam), Middle East, and Europe is desired

**EEO Statement:**

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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**Job Site Location:**

Southeast United States

**Agency Disclaimer:**

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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**Visa Sponsorship Available:**

No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

**Background Check and Drug Testing Information:**

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

**Additional Compensation:**

All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.

**Work Location Options:**

Hybrid Work Options may be considered for successful candidate.

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