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Senior Estimator - High Speed Rail

Company: Arcadis N.V.
Location: Selma
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Arcadis seeks a Senior Estimator to join the team in our Selma, CA office. At Arcadis we focus on attracting, retaining and developing people who share our passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return we offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. Our people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future. One of our core values is 'people first', and supported by our Lovinklaan foundation, we invest in you for the long term, to ensure you reach your full potential. You'll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people's lives. You're encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you. Role description: Arcadis provides Project and Construction Management Services to oversee the Design-Build for Construction of the California High-Speed Rail System (System) in California's Central Valley. In the Senior Estimator role, you will have knowledge of the transportation industry, project controls (cost and schedule management) methods for construction, and commissioning & validation methods Role accountabilities:

  • Independently prepare bottoms-up and top-down cost estimates from plans/drawings and documents from conceptual stage to final design/construction documents
  • Review project plans, requirements, and specifications
  • Determine labor and equipment costs
  • Prepare accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricing
  • Discuss and propose the most proper means and method
  • Review and understand all bid documents and assess project risks
  • Understand project logistics and project schedule
  • Analyze subconsultant and contractor cost/changeproposals for reasonableness
  • Independently perform scope, quantity and/or unit cost reconciliations
  • Assist the project management staff with the management of project scope, budget, and schedule
  • Assist with analysis, and report on the project key performance metrics
  • Follow appropriate internal control safeguards to ensure consistent reporting of accurate information
  • Use your skills with construction means and methods Required Qualifications:
    • 10+ years' experience estimating heavy civil projects in the Engineering / Construction Cost Estimation field, with an emphasis in cost estimation.
    • Previous experience in Heavy Civil, Underground, Structures, Earthworks Industry
    • Experience on Contract Side vs. Owners Side - some Field Experience preferred
    • Advanced computer skills with estimating software - HCSS Heavy Bid
    • Effective presentation skills
    • BS/BA Degree in Engineering, Technology, a related field or equivalent work experience. Key Skills and Attributes:
      • A thorough knowledge of computer applications as it relates to Estimation - Hard Dollar or equivalent, MS Office (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook)
      • Experience in cost estimating related to construction
      • Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several assignments
      • Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings
      • Excellent professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills Why Become an Arcadian? Our work with clients has a direct impact on people's lives and on the planet. We make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with our clients as responsible custodians of our earth's resources, we can create a sustainable planet. We continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of the Arcadis DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, we can get to the heart of our clients' most pressing challenges and work together to solve them. As a global business, we have committed to support five of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that our projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it's not just the work that we do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, we are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where we operate. To help protect our planet, we monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce our own environmental impact as part of our commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030. Our Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging: We want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day which is why we take equality and inclusion seriously and hold ourselves to account for our actions. Our ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Transform Your World #LI-VF3 #CAHSR

Keywords: Arcadis N.V., Montgomery , Senior Estimator - High Speed Rail, Professions , Selma, Alabama

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