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Telecom Project Estimator


At Black & Veatch, you can work on projects of complex size and scope across a full spectrum of construction and procurement services within the worldwide energy, water, telecommunications and federal markets. We are a global construction company with both union and merit shop capabilities. Our procurement team is experienced in reducing purchasing costs, mitigating risks and maximizing scheduling.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review RFP and/or client design standards (if applicable) for scope definition.

  • Coordinate with subject matter experts and other disciplines, as well as other assigned estimators to insure complete scope and execution are included.

  • Estimate material requirements with minimal design documentation.

  • Price and labor materials and equipment.

  • Capable of performing conceptual estimates and able to complete unidentified scope based on limited design documentation.

  • Responsible for reconciling materials and man hours with internal and external clients (JV and/or subcontractors).

  • Estimating software proficiencies.

  • Responsible for presenting their estimate in B&V's "Cost review board" process prior to bid submittal. Ability to explain scope, takeoff process, produce backup documents if needed, explain man hour and crew makeup.

  • Responsible for providing input into the development of a "Basis of Estimate" document stating estimating process and procedures for specific estimates which include but not limited to: scope definition, takeoff process, material pricing basis, unit man hours basis, exceptions/exclusions, labor rates, crew makeup, construction execution, etc.

Minimum Qualifications: The Project Estimator position requires a complete commitment to the Company's Core Values and Policies. The Project Estimator 5 should be an estimator with a high level of expertise and experience with estimating at risk construction. At least 5 years experience in Estimating and 5 years experience in the Telecom industry are preferred for this position.

This position may also have the responsibility for traing and mentoring, and sometimes managing estimators with the Telecom estimating group.

Location: KS-Overland Park

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