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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016


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The Estimating Engineer
(Mechanica/Electrical/Plumbing/Sprinkler) prepares
conceptual, schematic and detailed estimates for the
project based on the construction drawings and
specifications, focusing on the MEPS trades. In the
performance of this function, the Estimating Engineer is
responsible for the communication of bids and scopes of
work to supervisors.
Lead responsibility for:
Preparing complete quantity take-offs, analysis,
estimate, and studies for all items incorporated in the
assigned scope.
Performing a constructability analysis through the
identification of design and constructability issues.
Offer value engineering options for alternate MEPS
Evaluate the appropriateness of MEPS design
Provide first costs analysis and participate in life
cycle analysis with the design team.
Provide support for development in General Conditions
studies for items such as utility consumptions
Work with Turner Logistics where applicable to
coordinate equipment pricing with the overall MEPS
Developing a value analysis by defining alternatives
to the proposed scope that are more cost-efficient.
Serving as liaison with subcontractors, design team
(architects, engineers, consultants) and client.
Preparing detailed estimate of entire scope of
assigned trades, building system, and/or overall project
cost. Utilize new technology (e.g., OST, BIM) and apply
to estimating.
Preparing and assembling bids and proposals for
different contract types (lump sum, GMP, Cost Plus,
Analyzing existing site conditions and all contract
documents (plans, specifications, etc.) to determine any
required scope that is not indicated.
Preparing scope requisitions for assigned trades;
coordinating with fellow estimators to eliminate scope
gaps and overlaps; review estimate approach and results
with design team and client.
Working with operations staff and fellow estimators to
ensure that general conditions and general requirements
items are properly addressed in the estimate.
Participate in project hand-off to Operations to ensure
proper transfer of knowledge from Preconstruction to
Obtaining and evaluating subcontractor proposals
relative to their scope of work. Determining if scope is
covered and managing risk of scope gaps.
Making recommendations to Chief Estimator and client
for contemplated expenditures.
Supervising Assistant Estimating Engineers, Estimating
Assistants and/or Interns as assigned.
May assist in evaluating large change orders.
Tracking parametric information for use in conceptual
and schematic estimates. Evaluate design documents
against historical parametric information for use.
Other duties as assigned.