MEP Cost Consultant - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee


Canada - Ontario, Mississauga

Job Summary

The Program Cost Consultancy of AECOM is currently seeking pragmatic, highly talented and experienced MEP Cost Consultant to provide cost estimating support. This position will be based out of the Mississauga, ON location.

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

  • Complete estimating and cost planning requirements through pre-contract design phases

  • Managing and assisting in post- contract change order review

During the Design phase, the job incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Developing detailed cost estimates from engineering drawings; identify deficiencies and/or questions; and assist the project team toward the answers

  • Have an understanding for the make-up of net-costs; including review of equipment/material prices, labor rates/ fringe benefits

  • Completing comparative system cost options i.e. cost alternatives or Value Engineering and reviews to help the design team in selection processes through-out the pre-contract design phases

  • Be willing to accumulate, evaluate and document historical cost data for the development of future estimates

  • Preparation of Class D – A cost estimate

  • Provide coordination and liaison with project management and project engineering personnel throughout the estimate development

The job incumbent may also, during the Construction phase:

  • Review contract documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and cost allowances for scope changes

  • Review the scope specified within the proposal to ensure it is specification compliant

  • Review labor rates to ensure conformance to the contract requirements

  • Review labor productivity to ensure that the labor hours are in conformance with contract working restrictions, overtime is appropriate, etc

  • Review quantities and ensure there is a fair and reasonable representation of additional scope, as well as possible credits

  • Review pre-purchased material or equipment and/or equipment rental rates against fair and reasonable pricing references

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must have at least a Bachelors Degree + 2 years of relevant experience to be considered for this position. If a candidate does not have this, then a demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field

  • 2+ years of MEP cost estimating experience directly related to both engineering and/or construction projects

  • Demonstrated experience with change order Analysis

  • Familiarity with CIQS/OIQS and Uniformat Estimating Standards considered and Asset

  • Must be competent in spoken & written presentation for; estimates, reconciling documents, etc

  • Must be assertive but fair and reasonable when negotiating for all of the above

  • Demonstrated experience with all Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing elements is desirable. Biased for one trade is acceptable

  • Self-starter attitude with results oriented focus

  • Demonstrate a proactive, firm and respectful approach to estimate reconciliation efforts and change order processing

  • Proficient with industry estimating databases and other estimating data sources, e.g. RS Means, Mechanical Contractors Association, Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), etc

  • Proficient with estimating software

  • Proven accuracy, reliability and completeness in job accomplishment

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

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 PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 237229BR

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.