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Job Ref:  139190BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  United States
County/State:  Florida
City:  Orlando
30/09/2016 12:06

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary
We are seeking a talented Construction Cost Estimator / Scheduler for our Orlando office. We support projects throughout Florida, nationally across the US, and overseas from the 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.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provides quantity take-off's and construction cost estimates for a wide variety of projects
  • Provides construction schedules for a wide variety of projects
  • Will work with a team of estimators / scheduler's on larger projects, either performing take-off's or by completing portions of the cost estimates or schedules
  • Provide group support in researching wage / equipment rates, construction materials, means, and methods
  • Provide group support in maintaining cost and schedule data and references
  • Work independently with project managers and designers to develop project scopes and report on costs and schedules
  • Work with supervision to complete task on larger projects
  • Review contractors baseline and monthly progress schedules
  • Prepare construction schedules for marketing and proposal efforts
  • May perform or assist in other cost engineering tasks such as value engineering, life cycle cost analysis, or alternative studies

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in construction management, engineering or related field
  • 4 years experience, including some project site experience working for contractors
  • Ability to communicate well and work with project managers and designers to define scope and constructability issues and track costs from concept through final design and support with field changes
  • Must be very familiar with MS Excel, and know or be able to learn commercial off the shelf cost estimating and scheduling software
  • Must be able to develop quantity take-offs, cost estimates, and construction schedules based on provided plans; and, interface with project managers and various design disciplines to determine scope and review our work product
  • Must be able to apply knowledge and experience of construction methods and procedures to our work process

Preferred Qualifications
  • The ideal candidate will display the experience, confidence, and desire to work on a wide variety of interesting and vertical construction and heavy civil projects including Aviation, Transportation, DoD, Utilities, and Port/Marine facilities
  • Sage Estimating and Primavera P6 skills
  • Produced at risk bid estimates and schedules across a variety of project types
  • Certified Cost Professional (AACEI) or Certified Professional Estimator (ASPE)

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.

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