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Sr. Estimator

Company Name:
Parsons Corporation
## Description
Be Part of a Global Firm Committed to a Sustainable World
Sr. Estimator - Sumner, WA
Parsons services include the design and construction of innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure around the world. Parsons focuses on self-performing the design-build delivery of large heavy civil infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, tunnels, rail and water and wastewater treatment plants within the United States and Canada. Parsons constructs world class infrastructure.
_POSITION OVERVIEW_ _:_
Completes a wide variety of difficult and complex estimating activities for a large project. The Estimator at this level utilizes his/her broad experience, expertise, and exposure to various types of company projects and clients, and regularly exercises his/her familiarity of company and project practices and procedures.
_SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES_ _: _
Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult and complex estimating problems. Assists project management with preparation of schedules for estimate preparation, review, and publication. May lead a small team of estimators who are qualified to perform capital cost estimating.
Prepares material takeoffs on the most complex projects, drawings, and plans. Reviews takeoffs provided by the Engineering Department and checks for mathematical and technical accuracy. Prepares detailed breakdown of components and elements of estimates for systems and subsystems.
Reviews contractual documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and scope changes.
Prepares and summarizes task and subtask estimates, including rate and unit cost determination and performing mathematical calculations by applying standard factors.
Assigns material costs and staffing costs to the takeoffs. Obtains telephone quotes for materials and services.
Accumulates, evaluates, and documents historical cost data and construction procedures and methods in order to maintain current estimating standards and databases.
Provides training and guidance to assigned personnel in the preparation, revision, and production of cost estimates. Reviews work of subordinate personnel for quality, clarity, and application.
Participates in client presentations as required.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate
## Qualifications
_PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: _
4-year degree in Engineering or Construction Management (or related field) and 10-12 years of related work experience, including capital cost estimating experience.
__ _SKILLS/COMPETENCIES_ _:_
Ability to perform difficult and complex estimating activities typical to the engineering and construction industry is required. In addition, excellent communications skills, knowledge of company and project procedures and practices, and a working knowledge of typical project controls software such as DMCS (Document and Materials Control System) are required. Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, engineering drawings and specifications.

Parsons offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.
We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; Employee Stock Ownership Plan and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.
Founded in 1944, Parsons is an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $3 billion in 2013; it is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide--as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, defense/security, and resources. Currently, more than 13,000 Parsons employees are engaged in more than 2,000 projects in 50 states and 29 countries. Collectively, our dedicated workers speak more that 80 languages and hold more than 10,400 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.
## Job
Job: Estimating
Primary Location: US-WA-Sumner
Job Posting: Aug 1, 2014, 6:59:45 PM
Req ID: 26322

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