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Cost Estimator

Cost Estimator

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for a Cost Estimator for the Kennesaw, Georgia location to support multiple federal DOD Fuels Opportunities for construction, repair, assessment, inspection and design. This position will provide proposal estimating, technical proposal writing, scheduling support and bid solicitation support for government fuels opportunities.


Key Responsibilities

  • Receive, review and segregate request for proposal into biddable sections internally or externally
  • Generate scope responsibility matrix that defines who is performing what on the project
  • Perform quantity take-offs and perform other calculations to arrive at biddable quantities
  • Using Excel perform estimating function to arrive at estimate within accuracy requirements for that level of estimate
  • Using various databases determine crew and production levels to support estimate
  • Assist with subcontractor list generation, solicitation and bid analysis
  • Maintain record of all correspondence and costs associated with estimate
  • Assist Project Controls Specialist with schedule setup and cost loading
  • After contract award work with PM to transition project from opportunity to execution

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering, Construction Management or other related discipline
  • 10 to 20 years military construction and fuels project estimating experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills, creative solution and problem solving skills
  • Willing to travel on an as needed basis to attend site walks and project KO Meetings

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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