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Senior Estimator

Senior Estimator

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking a Senior Estimator to support the Capital Projects Group (CPG) that performs large remediation and vertical construction projects for multiple business sectors. This position will provide proposal estimating, scheduling support, and bid solicitation support for government and commercial opportunities. The position will report to the Estimating Manager within Preconstruction Services Department.


Job location: Candidate will work out of the Kennesaw, GA office


Key Responsibilities


Primary duties will be receiving request for proposals and performing multiple functions to deliver a cost estimate that complies with internal and external procedures. The role will also provide mentorship and instruction to lower level estimators. The role and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:


  • 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
  • Using OST, perform quantity take-offs and perform other calculations to arrive at biddable quantities
  • Using Excel, RSmeans, and/or Sage Estimating software; 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, writing statements of work, solicitation, and bid analysis
  • Maintain record of all correspondence and costs associated with estimate
  • Assist Project Controls Specialist with schedule setup and durations
  • After contract award, work with PM to transition project from opportunity to execution
  • During project execution, support PM on change order estimates and budget analysis to improve project financial performance
  • Provide oversight and instruction to more junior estimators support other proposals

Skills / Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering, Construction Management, or other related discipline
  • 15+ years environmental remediation and clean construction estimating experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Proficiency with RSmeans, OST, and Sage Estimating
  • Strong interpersonal skills, creative solution and problem solving skills
  • Willing to travel on an as needed basis

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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