Entry Level Estimator-Construction - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

Kansas City
United States

United States of America - Missouri, Kansas City

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Estimator for employment in the Kansas City, MO office. As the Entry level Estimator you will get to work on a range of Sports Projects.

AECOM is pleased to include you in a unique development opportunity, the Graduate Development Program (GDP). This program is designed to support your assimilation into the organization and assist with creating a foundation of knowledge for a successful career at AECOM. You will gain experience in your discipline through learning on the job and participate in development opportunities during the program, including access to AECOM's social media resources, group mentoring, and professional networking. The program also has learning activities that will be available to you, including webinars and on-line programs.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides estimates for each project phase: conceptual, schematic design, design development and construction documents.

  • Prepare detailed cost estimates

  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of order-of-magnitude, preliminary, definitive, change orders and check estimates

  • Prepares material, equipment, and labor take-offs.

  • Performs cost comparison analyses between in-house estimates and contractor estimates.

  • Works with Project Managers and other disciplines to evaluate appropriateness of budgets.

  • Prepares project and discipline estimate summaries Basis of Estimate.

  • Establishes and maintains cost databases and product line specific parametric analysis tools.

  • Leads the estimate reconciliation process with the project team.

  • Prepares bid packages, conceptual estimates and analysis of subcontractor bids etc. for projects.

  • Maintains consistent and period communications with other estimators.

  • Prepares and/or coordinates preparation of full project estimates.

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + None or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or Estimating

  • Alternatively, a post-graduate degree in Construction Management including Cost Estimation or Cost Engineering

  • Interest in Sports and Sports Architecture or Construction

  • Able to be based in Kansas City area

  • Experience working with CAD software such as Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam or similar

  • Skilled with Microsoft Excel

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project or similar scheduling software

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 Quantity Surveying

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 219967BR

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.