AECOM Estimator- Junior in Edmonton- Alberta
Canada – Alberta- Edmonton
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.
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.
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)
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.