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Parametrix Cost Estimator in Seattle, Washington

Parametrix, a leading engineering, planning, and environmental sciences consulting firm, is seeking Cost Estimators to join our team of dedicated professionals focused on Strategic Advisory Services. This role requires experience in cost estimating, cost engineering, and/ or project controls. Experience in infrastructure and public utilities construction is highly desirable. We are a fast-growing team committed to bringing value improvements and impeccable project delivery to our clients, and we would love to hear from you! Our team works for a wide variety of clients including water/wastewater, transit and transportation, environmental and construction management. We are proud to have an established relationship with a range of clients, providing us the opportunity to support and enhance the communities in which we live and work. This position will have flexibility to work in a hybrid environment, coming into a Parametrix office for mentorship, client and team collaboration or can work fully remotely. Responsibilities Contribute to a multi-discipline engineering team as a cost estimator. Support the Parametrix team in development of conceptual and detailed engineering and construction estimates. Conduct quantity and material takeoffs. Build the Basis of Cost Estimate based on feedback from users, owners, and the engineering teams. Conduct market research to understand cost drivers for material and labor. Establish relationships with clients by participating in workshops, including preparation of defensible data, pertinent questions, and risk-based information to guide team decision-making. Candidates should have strong communication skills, be self-motivated, detailed oriented, quality and team focused. An ability to coordinate and collaborate with multiple team members and clients across multiple projects is important to the successful execution of this role. Qualifications Minimum of 3 years of experience in construction management and/or engineering, with a specific focus on cost estimating. 2+ years of experience preparing cost estimates through the planning and design phases of the project life cycle. Exposure to various estimating software such as: MCACES-MII, RS Means Online, Blue Beam (or other electronic takeoff software), Timberline, and Eos Working knowledge in development of Life Cycle Cost (LCC) estimates to compare long-term economic trade-offs between options and alternatives. Knowledge of the CSI MasterFormat and UniFormat classifications is preferred. Must have science-based bachelor's degree in a technical field such as construction management, engineering, economics, finance, or similar. Masters degree in a technical field such as construction management, project management, engineering, economics, finance, or similar preferred WHAT WE OFFER: Fun, Friendly and Innovative Professional Team: A hardworking team of multidisciplinary professionals who collaboratively work across fields and offices. We offer support and mentorship from a team of outstanding professionals. Inclusion is one of our core values, and you will work with an approachable team that is interested in your personal success. Employee Ownership and Competitive Compensation/Generous Benefits: We are 100% Employee-Owned with an outstanding Employee Stock Ownership Plan. Parametrix offers competitive market compensation. We have a well-rounded benefits package which includes medical/dental/vision insurance, generous vacation/sick/wellness leave accruals, Employee Stock Ownership (financial profit sharing), and an employee-owned culture. Base salary for this position is in the range of $65,000-$85,000+. Salary will be determined based on education, experience, location, and role. For all positions we conduct an equity review. We are transparent in our salary di