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AECOM Cost Estimator in Orlando, Florida

United States of America - Nebraska, Omaha

Job Summary

AECOM has an immediate need for an Estimator to work on several projects, primarily related to environmental remediation work. This is afull time position, can be based remotely within the United States but must be able to travel up to 25% of the time to projects nationwide.

About AECOM

At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About AECOM’s Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

About AECOM’s Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice

AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients’ objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites – from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond – every project in our global practice is different. That’s exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects – from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.

Responsibilities of this position, which may vary slightly, include the following:

  • Capable of quickly learning the Company estimating systems and processes.

  • Understands estimating terminology and measures and recognizes estimating processes/project actions that may impact the project.

  • Perform Environmental Remediation estimations in Sage Estimating Software and Microsoft Excel.

  • Capable of managing the preparation of an estimate and supporting proposal team during development of remediation technical approaches.

  • Leads Project Team estimate reviews.

  • Collaborates with project teams and management in development of strategies and plans.

  • Participates in analyzing and using estimations to predict key project issues.

  • Documents assumptions clearly for 1) communication with the project team during the bid process and 2) execution of work.

  • Assists in the evaluation of business opportunities and potential profitability.

  • Understanding and application of financial analysis and calculation of profitability metrics.

  • Understands construction means, methods, and sequences-multiple disciplines.

  • Supervises junior staff through task development, establishing and maintaining goals and expectations, and documenting performance related issues and achievements.

  • Identifies and develops talent.

  • Actively participates in all staffing issues affecting their area of responsibility.

  • Assists in tracking action items.

  • This is a supervisory/technical specialist position responsible for planning, organizing, and supervising the work of subordinates under the direction of a manager or functions as a technical expert.

  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of ROIC and IRR forecasts.

  • Work directly with subcontractors to resolve technical matters during proposals, negotiation, and contract execution.

  • Prepares crew build-ups and production rate determinations.

  • Determines construction equipment selection.

  • Possesses a working knowledge of planning and scheduling.

  • Understands company cost structure (overheads, G&A, insurances).

  • Develops Work Breakdown Structures.

  • Evaluates suitability of scope and execution plan for basis of estimate.

  • Initiates the preparation of an Estimate Plan (approach, techniques, level of effort, cost, schedule), Basis of Estimate and qualifications.

  • Prepares bid tabulations responding to the customer/Request for Proposal requirements.

  • Collects, analyzes and archives project data. Develops historical documentation.

  • Develops current project estimate comparisons with previous performance and market benchmark data.

  • Helps prepare information for Executive Review Committee presentations.

AECOM encourages but does not require, its employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. However, this position is on a project or a worksite, which requires workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccine will be required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors of Science or Bachelors of Administration in Business AND 8+ years of estimator related work experience (including environmental remediation) OR High School diploma AND 12+ years of estimator related work experience (including environmental remediation).

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security background check; many projects/clients are security sensitive.

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of tools, especially Excel, and Sage Estimating Software.

  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with others.

  • Ability to travel nationwide - up to approximately 25% of the time.

  • Position offers ability to work remotely from anyplace in the United States, preferably near an AECOM office location.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Estimator with experience preparing successful estimates on competed, large (>$10M), firm fixed priced-performance based environmental remediation work is highly desired

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 Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 255772BR

Additional Locations US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Dallas, TX - 2619 McKinney Avenue, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave, US - Orlando, FL - 150 N Orange Ave, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue

Virtual: Yes

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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