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AECOM Construction Estimator in Boston, Massachusetts

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Construction Estimator in Boston, MA.

  • Develop proficiency in the use of the Company estimating systems and processes.

  • Recognize and apply estimating terminology, measures, concepts and principles for compiling all types of estimates.

  • Recognize how various processes/project actions and assumptions may impact the estimate and quantifies the impact.

  • Assist in analyzing and using estimates to predict key project issues.

  • Prepare and/or coordinate the preparation of full project estimates.

  • Provide complete conceptual and final estimating input.

  • Responsible for performing all aspects of estimating.

  • Assist in the preparation of the Estimate Plan.

  • Conduct work requiring independent evaluation, selection, adaptation and modification of standard estimating techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • May provide guidance to less experienced estimating personnel.

  • Develop wage rate build-ups.

  • Reads and interprets drawings, specifications, Requests-for-Proposals, and contracts.

  • Develop detailed material take-offs for procurement of bulk materials.

  • Applies the various elements of the MasterFormat and Uniformat Division cost structure (overheads, G&A, insurance, etc.)

  • Earned Value Management (EVMS) theory and application.

  • Develops cash flow linking estimates to schedules.

  • Prepares scope and bid package breakdowns for subcontract and vendor quotes.

  • Prepares subcontract bid analysis for scope, cost, and price.


Minimum Qualifications

  • BS Degree and 6 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Estimating experience within the heavy civil construction / horizontal construction field

  • Valid driver's license with good driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AACE Certified Cost Technician (CCT), Certified Cost Professional (CCP) or Certified Estimating Professional (CEP)

  • Experience working with the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority or similar

  • Experience working on track projects

  • Experience with MS Office software

  • Knowledgeable of the CAES estimating system

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Sponsorship is available for this position.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10079577

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Survey & Estimation

Work Location Model: Hybrid