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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 11/16/2016

Arcadis U.S. Inc Houston, TX

Company
Arcadis U.S. Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
5533BR
AJE Ref #
576017166
Location
Houston, TX
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description
Arcadis is hiring a Cost Estimator in Houston TX. Successful candidates will have spent at least 10 years in cost estimating for transportation infrastructure projects, aviation project experience a plus (projects ranging from $100,000 to $200 million in value).
Ideal candidates will have knowledge of the aviation industry, project controls (cost and schedule management) methods for construction, and commissioning & validation.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

* Ability to independently prepare bottoms-up and top-down cost estimates from plans/drawings and documents from conceptual stage to final design/construction documents

* Analyze subconsultant and contractor cost proposals for reasonableness

* Analyze subconsultant and contractor change proposals for reasonableness

* Independently perform scope, quantity and/or unit cost reconciliations

* Assist the project management staff in the preparation of the project budget

* Assist the project management staff with the management of project scope, budget, and schedule

* Assist with analysis, and report on the project key performance metrics

* Follow appropriate internal control safeguards to ensure consistent reporting of accurate information

* Must understand construction means and methods

Please note; this position is contingent upon contract award.


Required Qualifications

* BS/BA Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field

* 10 years of experience related to cost estimating

* Specialized skills and proficiency with cost estimating software

* Strong experience in cost estimating related to construction

* Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several assignments

* Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings

* Excellent professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Background/Drug Screen Statementcolor
Arcadis U.S. requires all employees hired in the United States to successfully pass a background check & drug test as a condition of employment. Certain jobs will also require a clean driving record, education verification & certification verification.

Required Driving Statementcolor
This position requires a current valid driver s license and clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

* Previous experience on aviation projects is a plus

Job Category
Engineering - Transportation

Employer Statementcolor
Arcadis is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

What country will this position be in*
USA

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ARCADIS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.