Entry Level Estimator - Military veterans preferred

2019-12-30
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Los Angeles
California
United States

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Entry Level Estimator for employment in the Los Angeles, CA office. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive. In this role, entry-level technical new hires are eligible to participate in AECOM’s Graduate Development Program (GDP), a 2-year development experience designed to support assimilation into the organization, help with technical development planning toward licensure (or other early technical milestones), and with creating a foundation of knowledge necessary for future career success.

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.

In this role, you will be a member of our highly reputable Cost Management & Estimating team. The cost team delivers solutions to clients in the areas of Conceptual Estimating, Budget Development, Cost Planning, Feasibility Studies, Value Management, Economic Forecasting, Milestone Reports, Pre/Post Contract Auditing, Change Order Review/Reconciliation, LEED Cost Analysis, Life Cycle Costing, and more.

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

  • Provide analysis on projects

  • Execute work plans and task definition, participate in data collection

  • Participate in development of solutions to client problems with a focus on financial analysis and capital investment

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Apply unit costs and productivity rates, as provided by supervisor

  • Solicit and collect subcontractor and vendor bids or quotations

  • Develop and nurture subcontractor/vendor and client relationships

  • Prepare subcontractor analysis sheets for assigned scope of work

  • Evaluate changes and subcontractor change order estimates

  • Provide expertise in all phases of construction work

  • Work and collaborate with team members throughout the country for specific project sector needs

  • Speak and meet with clients providing outstanding consultative services

  • Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

  • Introduced to the Company estimating systems and processes.

  • Introduced to estimating terminology, measures, concepts and principles for preparing estimates.

  • Exposed to various processes, project actions and assumptions that may impact estimates.

  • Gathers, calculates and compiles data for use in developing all types of estimates.

  • Performs the routine aspects of estimating assignments.

  • Assists senior specialists in performing various estimating functions as required.

  • Exposed to drawings, specifications, work breakdown structures, charts of accounts, published and internal data used in preparing estimates.

  • Introduced to the Company estimating systems and processes.

  • Introduced to estimating terminology, measures, concepts and principles for preparing estimates.

  • Exposed to various processes, project actions and assumptions that may impact estimates.

  • Gathers, calculates and compiles data for use in developing all types of estimates.

  • Performs the routine aspects of estimating assignments.

  • Assists senior specialists in performing various estimating functions as required.

  • Exposed to drawings, specifications, work breakdown structures, charts of accounts, published and internal data used in preparing estimates.

Minimum Requirements

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pursuing an Undergraduate degree in Construction, Finance, Mathematics are desirable

  • Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experienced giving presentations

  • Desire to obtain professional accreditation

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 225805BR

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.