Estimator – AECOM – Canada


AECOM Estimator- Junior in Edmonton- Alberta
Canada – Alberta- Edmonton
Job Summary
AECOM is seeking a Junior Estimator to join the team at our Edmonton-
Alberta location. This is a full time position.
Responsible for activities related to estimating all elements of project cost
including labor (manual and non-manual)- materials and permanent equipment-
supplies- consumables and expenses- construction equipment rental and
operating costs- contingency- escalation- program risk- etc.
Develops proficiency in the use of the Company estimating systems and processes.
Recognizes- understands and applies estimating terminology- measures- concepts and principles for compiling all types of estimates.

Recognizes how various processes/project actions and assumptions may impact the estimate and quantifies the impact.

Assists in analyzing and using estimates to predict key project issues.

Prepares and/or coordinates preparation of full project estimates. Provides complete conceptual and final estimating input.

Understands construction means- methods- and sequences-singe discipline.

Assists in the preparation of the Estimate Plan.

Conducts work requiring independent evaluation- selection- adaptation and modification of standard estimating techniques- procedures- and criteria.

May provide guidance to less experienced estimating personnel.

Develops wage rate build-ups.

Reads and interprets drawings- specifications- Requests-for-Proposals and contracts.

Develops detailed material take-offs for procurement of bulk materials.

Applies the various elements of the URS EC Division cost structure (overheads- G&A- insurance- etc.)

Develops cash flow schedules and estimates.

Prepares scope and bid package breakdowns for subcontract and vendor quotes.

Prepares subcontract bid analysis for scope- cost- and price.

Understands Earned Value Management (EVMS) theory and application.

Responsible for cross-discipline application or may concentrate in one or more estimating disciplines including but not limited to Civil / Structural / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation.

Works with AECOM|s estimating systems and processes.

Acquires basic level of understanding of estimating terminology- measures- concepts and principles for preparing estimates.

Recognizes how various processes/project actions and assumptions may impact estimates.

Assists in the preparation of order of magnitude- preliminary- definitive- change orders and check estimates using appropriate methods and techniques.

Utilizes the appropriate company and industry historical data for costing.

Prepares bid packages- conceptual estimates- and analysis and subcontractor quotations.

Performs various estimating duties with limited complexity under supervision such as labour and material take-offs.

Conditions of Employment for this position are:

1. Qualified applicants who are offered- and accept- a position must complete a satisfactory pre-employment Background Check- which may consist of all or a combination of the following: Canadian Criminal Record check- an Employment Verification and/or an Education and Accreditation Verification.

2. Qualified applicants who are offered- and accept- a position must provide evidence of a satisfactory Alcohol & Drug test in accordance with the Company|s Alcohol & Drug Policy. In order to be valid- the test must have been conducted at the direction of AECOM – O&G Business Unit.

Minimum Requirements

College Diploma/Certificate in drafting- engineering technology- design or related field.

Minimum 2 years of demonstrated equivalency of experience required.

Proficient MS office skills (Word- Excel- Outlook).

Great communication skills – both written and verbally.

Strong organization skills- self-motivated and detailed-oriented skills.

Strong team player- must be able to work well with others.

This position may be required to drive a vehicle on behalf of AECOM and therefore will require the candidate to submit a satisfactory driver|s abstract for review.

Preferred Qualifications

University degree in construction management- engineering or equivalent is an asset.

1 year of experience in engineering and/or construction industry is preferred.

Knowledge of review- understanding and interpretation of blue prints is preferred.

Able to read and analyze drawings and specifications is an asset.

Detailed knowledge of Excel and AutoCAD and/or Estimating software is an asset.

WHIMIS certification/ticket will be an asset.

Previous estimating software experience is an asset.

Previous drafting experience will be an asset


What We Offer

When you join AECOM- you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the
most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time- addressing
the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations
to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth- flexibility and
creativity- as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion- diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are- how we act and what we aspire to- which comes
down to not only

delivering a better world – but working to |make amazing happen| in each
neighborhood- community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer-
we believe in each person`s potential- and we`ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Business Development

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 218253BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race- color- religion- sex- national origin- sexual orientation- gender
identity- disability or protected veteran status.