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Estimator - Architectural

HDR, Inc. Kansas City, MO

Job Description



About UsAt HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

The primary duties of the Architectural Estimator are to develop, evaluate, compile and present scope and cost data for engineering, and construction project estimates. May lead project estimates and estimate team discipline estimators as required.  Will work with the estimate team to establish WBS structures and presentation formats for estimates. Responsible for completeness and accuracy of assigned estimate scopes within defined parameters. Participates in the cost estimate quality control process.  Works with lead estimators to assist design staff in maintaining project budgets throughout design progression.  Ability to estimate any part or total project, and/or changes to the project.  Capable of preparing comprehensive cost estimate reports including laboring, market and job condition factors. May participate in negotiations with contractors and subcontractors as required. Follows and maintains procedures and formats for conducting and presenting estimates.




Key words: estimating, architectural, construction, design build 



Required Qualifications

 Minimum 5+ years of experience with an EPC Firm, General Contractor, Engineering and/or Architectural Firm producing estimates in a competitive environment, and assessing cost risks based on contract terms and conditions relative to a cost estimate. Knowledge of Work Breakdown Structures necessary for cost management required. Must be proficient with Microsoft Project Scheduler and Timberline.

Qualified candidates will know EPC estimating methods, processes, and procedures, in addition to the estimate types, classifications, and components. Experience with Lump Sum Design Build estimates. Specifically understands detail level estimates and design packages. An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.

Qualified candidates must have the following Discipline Estimating Knowledge:
- Vertical building construction methodology
- Structural Steel, Steel Members, Light Gauge Steel
- Building Envelope, Building Skin
- Interior Finishes
- Concrete, Rebar, Foundations,
- Heavy Civil, Excavation, site grading, general site work
- General MEP Estimating

Why HDRAt HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  

Job Details

Date Posted July 14, 2017
Date Closes July 14, 2018
Requisition 146402
Located In Kansas city, MO
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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