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Aerotek Estimator in Seattle, Washington

Description:

The successful candidate will responsible for estimating new building construction and building retrofits. This will include the extension of existing facilities and any new sites with the NACF and ECCF building networks. The Estimator will play an integral role in the development and implementation of the North American facility network infrastructure. This role will analyze and evaluate different facility scenarios, build-out and component designs.

Responsibilities: • Utilizing tools and templates for various levels of estimates and project types • Utilizing and managing repository for historical data including cost performance metrics in comparison to estimate • Analyzing and providing timely feedback of vendor proposals using benchmark data • Validating design changes with regards to cost impacts • Managing revision control of scope and estimate for new designs and innovations • Ability to look beyond the information that has been given, to ask the right questions and work to provide a complete project cost evaluation. • Must be a collaborative and passionate advocate for our customers, empowering and informing them throughout the project. • Ability to make reliable predictions as it relates to cost and be comfortable estimating across all scopes of work. • Ability to assemble a complete presentation-worthy estimate package that clearly communicates project cost. • Must be prepared to participate and often lead the preparation and presentation of cost / budget information to the customer/owner. • Network with internal and external partners to keep up to date on current cost trends • Identify Value Engineering opportunities in the design and quantify the savings

Skills:

construction estimation, data

Top Skills Details:

construction estimation,data

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Basic qualifications • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Quantity Surveying or related field • 3-5 years of experience in construction estimating/cost control field. • Knowledge of CSI cost elements. Industrial Building Construction experience a plus. • Ability to interpret contract terms, conditions, drawings and exhibits as applicable to project requirements. • Windows Power User, Microsoft Office Suite, and estimating software such as CostX, Timberline, Sage, or similar. Preferred qualifications • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. • Demonstrated experience developing and justifying budgets. • Ability to create and maintain processes for project documentation • Ability and willingness to think outside of the box to find creative and innovative solutions prior to and during the construction process to reduce costs with no impact on quality and reliability. • Possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and be able to maintain high quality standards.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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