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WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Project Estimator (ID# 48397) in Denver, Colorado

Project Estimator (ID# 48397) Denver, CO

Category: Project Controls

Job Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: 5-7

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Project Controls and Technology Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Full-Time Project Estimator for one of our Denver, St.Louis or Tempe offices.

Compensation and Benefits:

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

Expected salary: $74,900- $148,500

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Estimator will be tasked with preparing estimates for Security, Roofing, HVAC and Paving projects for commercial bldgs. Coordination with contractors, Project Managers / Office of General Services management to ensure accurate and timely processing of request for proposals. Under general supervision, prepares preliminary cost estimates for more complex projects. Accurately projects the cost of upcoming projects and provides information by developing the cost estimate that builds up the estimated cost of a defined scope of work at any stage of project definition. Responsible for conceptual, definitive, man-hour, and equipment factored total installed cost estimates. Duties may also include preparing economic cost studies, cash flows, and contingency analyses.

Primary focus will include:

  • Prepare independent estimates with emphasis on facilities, buildings, civil site, USPS preferable

  • Proficient in the use of Office Suite (Excel, Word, etc.)

  • Provides support in price negotiations. Obtains quotes for materials and services.

  • Performs related costs estimating and budgeting functions. Performs conceptual estimating by establishing a project’s cost prior to development of graphical representation of a facility.

  • Performs cost estimates by breaking down the items of work on an orderly and logical basis, determining the cost of each item from experience and summarizing the total. Uses estimating software to develop estimates with guidance from lead/senior estimators. Prepares detailed breakdown of components and elements of estimates. Revised estimates and reports to management accordingly.

  • Analyzes specifications, drawings, sketches and sample layouts to calculate total construction cost using labor, material, and equipment pricing schedules in concert with historical data.

  • Assists project management with preparation of schedules for estimate preparation, review, and publication. Reviews takeoffs with project management and checks for mathematical and technical accuracy. Assigns material costs and staffing costs to the takeoffs.

  • Reviews contractual documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work, changes to scope, and cost estimates of scope changes.

  • Prepares and summarizes task and subtask estimates, including rate and unit cost determination and performing mathematical calculations by applying standard factors.

  • Familar with CMNAR contracting methodology.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or Business.

  • 5 - 7 years of related experience in Cost Estimating.

  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.

  • Proficiency necessary in Microsoft software including Word/Excel/Outlook.

  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures

  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

About WSP USA

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.www.wsp.com/usa

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration

WSP USA (and all of its US companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

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