AECOM Senior Cost Estimator in Atlanta, Georgia

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior Cost Estimator

United States of America - Georgia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Senior Cost Estimator for immediate employment in the Atlanta, GA office.

The ideal candidate will display the confidence, and desire to work on a wide variety of interesting heavy civil projects primarily for Transportation, Transit, Aviation and DoD clients and offering a wide variety of project types. We support projects throughout Georgia, nationally across the US, and overseas from early conceptual stage all the way through final bid documents, as well as negotiating change orders and claims. We are proud to provide our employees with exciting work and opportunities for growth.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Interface with project managers and various design disciplines to determine scope and review our work product

  • Develop quantity take-offs, cost estimates for direct and indirect costs based on provided plans, understand and apply appropriate contractor markups

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in construction management, engineering or related field

  • 8+ years of experience including some on site project experience working for contractors

  • Must be able to communicate well and work with project managers and designers to define scope, discuss constructability issues and estimate construction costs from early project concepts through final design

  • Must be comfortable providing assistance with evaluating change order costs from contractors

  • Must be very familiar with MS Excel, and know and be able to learn commercial off the shelf cost estimating and scheduling software

  • Must be able to apply knowledge and experience of construction methods and procedures to our work process

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Cost Professional or Planning and Scheduling Professional (AACEI) or Certified Professional Estimator (ASPE) preferred but not required.

  • Experience producing cost estimates across a variety of project types

  • Experience with Sage Estimating, WinEst, On-Screen Takeoff and Primavera P6 skills

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.


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Job Category Construction Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 167783BR