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Job Information

AECOM Senior Estimator in Chantilly, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Chantilly

Alternate Locations US - Aiken, SC (PS) – 2131 S Centennial Drive, US - Chantilly, VA - 4800 Westfields Blvd

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a

Senior Estimator to join our Estimating team located in

Chantilly, VA or

Aiken, SC .

This position is also open to remote work throughout the U.S. If working remote, you will need to be able to travel up to 50%.

The person who fills this position will be a member of the Estimating Team within Management Services. This person will be required to develop staffing estimates and some materials estimates in support of the Business Development and Proposal process.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Develop competitive staffing and materials estimates based on PWS, SOO, and/or SOWs issued primarily by US Federal Customers as part of RFP’s. Some customers may be Foreign Governments or commercial entities.

  2. Interface with Capture, BD and Operations staff within and outside AECOM in order to get a more thorough understanding of requirements.

  3. Preparation of the Basis of cross-discipline Estimate - Construction to Services (Facilities, Vehicles, IT, Aircraft, BOS, Range, Government Services, etc.) as well as commercial EPC decommissioning and demolition estimates for commercial and governmental nuclear and environmental facilitates.

  4. Prepare bid analysis for scope, cost, and price – validates maintenance manuals, SME inputs to Commercial standards and/or company metrics, RSMEANS APPA, Gardnier, HardDollar, B2W, Timberline, Chilton, Conklin & deDecker, Etc.

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

  6. Prepare or assist in the preparation of preliminary, definitive, change orders and check estimates using appropriate methods and techniques.

  7. Prepare equipment and material take-off.

  8. Utilize the appropriate company and industry historical data for costing estimates.

  9. Prepare or assist in the preparation of project and discipline estimate summaries.

  10. Prepare or assist in the preparation of the Basis of Estimate.

  11. Participate in estimate reviews.

  12. Establish and maintain cost databases and product line specific parametric analysis tools.

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

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction and at least 10 years of experience in the Engineering or Construction industry.

  • In lieu of degree requirement, must have at least 18 years of experience in the Engineering or Construction Industry.

  • Working knowledge of estimating terminology, measures, concepts and principles for compiling bid proposals and construction means, methods, and sequences.

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications, Requests-for-Proposals and contracts.

  • Strong Excel/Access skills, to include the ability to query, create pivot tables, analyze data and link sheets.

  • Possess strong computer skills.

  • May require travel up to 50%.

  • May require the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

  • Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret clearance preferred.

  • Experience with estimating staffing and materials requirements for Environmental Cleanup, Waste Disposal, Facility O&M, Construction, Aircraft Maintenance, Ground Vehicle Maintenance, Power Plants, Waste water and/or other Industrial Construction.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 225329BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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