AECOM Estimator in Los Angeles, California

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

Plan, coordinate and prepare construction estimates for small and medium scope construction projects. Support estimating program, providing technical and administrative direction to ensure corporate objectives, including project work and backlog volume, are met. Interfaces with A/E’s and subcontractors to elicit engineering and cost data regarding project feasibility and projected budget. Performs all functions and responsibilities in partnership with the company’s culture, corporate vision, ethics and code of conduct.

  • Participate with corporate leadership and project management in determining what types of projects to bid, as well as help develop strategies and techniques for successfully obtaining work

  • Provide and/or coordinate full estimating services on all size projects and contract types

  • Participates in pre-bid meetings and contributes to bid strategy formulation

  • Reviews estimate packages to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to final bid submission

  • Participate in bid presentations to clients and assume significant responsibility for closing the “sale”

  • Perform and direct research and client contact to identify potential projects/customers and gain admittance to bidder’s list to secure new work on a continuing basis

  • Provide technical assistance and advice in negotiating contracts and pricing change orders

  • Provide advice, guidance, mentoring and direction to junior personnel toward the achievement of corporate goals

  • Maintain a presence in professional associations (e.g. BOMA, Associated Builders & Contractors) to build rapport with potential clients and specialty contractors

Minimum Requirements

  • Four year engineering degree or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience

  • Five to Ten years’ experience in commercial estimating and related functions plus thorough knowledge of corporate objectives impacting estimating, estimating strategies and techniques, and construction contracts required

  • Excellent organizational, decision making, and problem solving skills essential

  • Must be computer literate and receptive to emerging technology and software programs

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

Preferred Qualifications

  • This position does not include sponsorship for US work authorization

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195357BR

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.