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Sr. Estimator (CLE 18208) in Cleveland, OH at Middough Inc.

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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    Cleveland, OH
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Job Description

Sr. Estimator

Position Description: 

The Senior Estimator provides cost planning and cost estimating on assigned projects, is experienced in EPC projects, and has depth in experience in estimating Total Installed Cost in a multitude of project phases and estimate types specifically in the project early phases using (Icarus) Aspen Capital Cost Estimator . The Senior Estimator may work on an individual basis or sometimes supervise one or more team members on large assignments. Services include preparing cost estimates, contingency analysis and cost modeling throughout the life cycle of a project, program or other related work activity.

Essential Functions:
  • Develops or manager the development of cost estimates of all levels and accompanying Basis of Estimate with every estimate.
  • Plans and provides cost estimating support of a project or business unit. 
  • Proactively develops, plans, calculates, and conveys scope, schedule, and cost data for projects.
  • Uses Middough Advance Project Procedures (MAPP) as a tool for project implementation and complies with procedural requirements.
  • Develops the scope, schedule, budget and estimates to complete data for assigned tasks.
  • Leads in the creation of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and development of schedules and budget data (including resource loading) for those WBS elements.
  • Analyzes unit rates to be sure they are well understood and defendable to peer review.
  • Maintains an industry database or access to public databases of current labor, material, and equipment rates, cost escalation trends, and labor availability information.
  • Manages and / or assembles cost data and inputs for dissemination into the project control database and/ or the project or leadership before, during, and after the project is complete.
  • Analyzes estimate preparation progress and performance and identifies developing problem areas.
  • Periodically participates in claim support information development and claims analysis and negotiation relating to cost estimates.
  • Prepares reports and financial information for the Project Accountant, Controller, and / or Project Manager or Senior Project Manager when requested.
  • Assists in managing and maximizing profit margins.
  • Advises management of risks that may affect project profit, costs, schedules and client relations.
  • Supports the Project Management team in maintaining timely and effective change management processes.

Skills and Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Business
  • Hands-on experience with US Cost, Icarus (Aspentech), Richardsons, R.S. Means Costworks and / or similar estimating software
  • 10+ years of experience in estimating TIC on multiple project types
  • Estimating experience on engineering, EPC, and construction-only projects
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of principles and concepts of cost estimating, budgeting, change orders and forecasting.
  • Experience with Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project Software

Physical Demands: 
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this job, the employee will:
  • frequently be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls;
  • frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
In addition:
  • Overtime may be necessary as workload’s dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.
  • May require occasional overnight travel to another location/facility or the home office.
  • Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply.
  • When working outside Middough’s office, appropriate safety training and safety equipment will be provided by Middough and/or Client, as required.
Middough Inc. does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e. H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.
Middough Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity and actively recruits minority, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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