PROJECT COST ESTIMATOR

About the Organization

Now is a great time to join Hunter Pacific Group, where you will work on some of the world’s most exciting projects. We bring a unique perspective to Federal Contracts, with exceptional past performance in Mechanical and Electrical engineering, Internet of Things (IoT) and Construction Management.  We provide insight to government agencies to mitigate risk, plan for growth, and integrate technology into managed resources. We are hiring creative and talented people that are client focused, committed and high performing!

Position Description

In this role, Project Estimators will work closely on all levels with our highly reputable team to perform Cost Management and Estimating services. You will be expected to communicate and collaborate with our clients and lead projects from start to finish. This is a leadership role in which you will provide guidance to our staff of Junior Estimators on an ongoing basis.  

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Team leading, mentoring, training, and oversight of Junior Estimators and Quantity Surveyors.

  • Creates in-house and external communications (memos, letters, and reports) for project deliverables.

  • Uses comparative research and analyses of data activities for report preparation.

  • Prepares variances analyses including cost pricing and productivity research.

  • Creates custom reports and documents using graphics and charting capabilities, and drafts portions of formal reports.  

  • Performs accurate quantity surveys and take offs from drawings and specifications using appropriate published cost indices and databases.

  • Reviews and understands all project plans, documents, and specifications.

  • Obtains material and equipment quotes from vendors.  

  • Researches and applies local Davis Bacon and labor unit rates.

  • Inputs estimating data into application software.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in the Design, Engineering, Construction Management or Economics industry and/or 8-12+ years of relevant experience.

  • Experience managing a wide range of projects and experience managing people.

  • Proficient with MCACES MII, Microsoft Project, Primavera P6, Crystal Ball, On-Screen Takeoff, and/or other Estimating Software.

  • Advanced skill level in Excel.

  • Should possess or be pursuing certification in one or more of the following including, but not limited to: CEP, CCP, PE, CVS, PMP.

  • Deals with ambiguity – can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture, can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

  • Written/Oral communication – ability to speak and write clearly and concisely, get messages across that have the desired effect.

  • Hard worker and team player ‐ no task too small. Getting the job done and exceeding client expectations is the key to integrating successfully into our team.

  • Self‐Starter – able to start and complete projects independently.

  • Time Management – uses time effectively and efficiently, can attend to a broader range of activities, gets more done in less time than others.

  • Possess a membership position in a professional organization such as AFCEA, SAME, etc.  

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to careers@hunterpacificgroup.com.
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