Cost Estimator II Job at HDR, Spring, Montgomery County, TX

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  • HDR
  • Spring, Montgomery County, TX

Job Description

About Us At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. Watch Our Story: ' ' We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward. Environmental, Operations and Construction (EOC) operates within HDR's Federal Business Group, capable of delivering services across all HDR business groups at any location. Our work is performed by our professional staff, scientists and engineers at remote sites, embedded in client office space or our own facilities. EOC delivers quality engineering, environmental, and construction management services at competitive prices. Primary Responsibilities In the role of Cost Estimator II we'll count on you to:

  • Develop, evaluate, compile, and present scope and cost data for construction and project estimate
  • Prepare and implement procedures for conducting estimates, and establish structures and presentation formats for estimate
  • Take responsibility for completeness and accuracy of estimates within defined parameter
  • Work on estimates that may reflect any part of total project, or changes to the project
  • Coordinate with design and construction staff to obtain estimate scope and schedule data upon which to base estimate
  • Prepare comprehensive cost estimate reports, including laboring, market and job condition factor
  • Prepare and implement procedures for conducting estimates, and establish structures and presentation formats for estimate
  • Participate in negotiations with contractors as needed
  • Perform other duties as needed
Qualifications Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Construction Science Engineering, or combination of education and relevant experience
  • A minimum of 5+ years of experience in producing estimates in a competitive environment, and assessing cost risks based on contract terms and conditions relative to a cost estimate
  • Knowledge of Work Breakdown Structures necessary for cost management
  • Must be proficient with Primavera and Timberline
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
Preferred Qualifications
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, E4 Clicks, PACES and MCACES
  • Ability to interpret construction schedule
Why HDR At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

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