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Government and Military

Planner and Estimator


Aiken, South Carolina, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking an estimator to be based in our Aiken, SC location. The Estimator is responsible for activities related to estimating all the elements of project cost including labor (manual and non-manual), materials and permanent equipment, supplies, consumables and expenses, and construction equipment rental and operating costs, contingency, escalation, program risk, etc.

Essential Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for cross-discipline application or may concentrate in one or more of the Estimating disciplines including Electrical, Architectural/Civil/Structural, Mechanical, Systems Control, Estimating cornerstone application analysis, etc.

2. Prepare or assist in the preparation of preliminary, definitive, change orders and check estimates using appropriate methods and techniques.

3. Prepare equipment and material take-off.

4. Utilize the appropriate company and industry historical data for costing estimates.

5. Prepare or assist in the preparation of project and discipline estimate summaries.

6. Prepare and/or coordinate preparation of full project estimates. Provides complete conceptual and final estimating input.

7. Participate in estimate reviews.

8. Establish and maintain cost databases and product line specific parametric analysis tools.

9. Develop cash flow schedules and estimates.

10. Prepare scope and bid package breakdowns for subcontract and vendor quotes.

11. Prepare subcontract bid analysis for scope, cost, and price.

12. Read and interpret drawings, specifications, Requests-for-Proposals and contracts.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and 4+ years of experience in the Engineering or Construction Industry. Needs to understand estimating terminology, measures, concepts and principles for compiling bid proposals and construction means, methods, and sequences. Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications, Requests-for-Proposals and contracts. Understand Earned Value Management System (EVMS) theory and application. Knowledgeable of the CAES estimating system required. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.