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Black & Veatch Renewable - Estimating Leader - hybrid Job Details | Black & Veatch Family of Companies in Des Moines, Iowa

Renewable - Estimating Leader - hybrid

Date: May 15, 2024

Location:

US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 103660

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Why Black and Veatch?

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work and winner of the Newsweek’s 2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.#LI-LP1

Job Summary

In this role, you will have the opportunity to prepare and review lump sum, unit rate and cost-plus estimates.

The Team

As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our 3 market sectors- Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity & Commercial. In roles like Engineers, Technicians, and Skilled Specialists you will be engaged with exciting projects across the globe. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for conceptual estimating, cost analysis and estimate coordination and consolidation.

  • Reviews the design scope and develop quantities.

  • Performs productivity analysis of estimates, prepare contingency, escalation and reconciliations for estimates.

  • Prepares contingency, escalation and reconciliations for estimates.

  • Performs comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects.

  • Prepares management presentations and develop the estimate basis.

  • Updates and maintain historical cost data.

  • Reviews designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives where appropriate.

  • Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.

  • Individual contributor with no subordinates.

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS or MS graduate in Construction Management or related field is preferred, but not required

  • Field and/or project experience is a plus

  • Preferred Skills:

  • Complex estimating principles and practices including conceptual estimating.

  • Cost analysis.

  • Mathematical skills.

  • Project design scopes.

  • Consulting skills.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Interpret and understand specifications and contracts.

  • Microsoft Excel proficiency.

  • Microsoft Access proficiency.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Good presentation and interpersonal communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications

6 to 20 years of relevant experience, including some estimating experience, is required. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Certifications

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment

Competencies

Salary Plan

EST: Estimating

Job Grade

005

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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