Cost Engineer

J&J Worldwide Services
Annapolis, MD
Oct 15, 2021
Oct 17, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Specialty Trades
Full Time
General Summary Perform competitive planning and cost estimations for all service order projects. This includes , developing control estimates based on customer scopes, obtaining and analyzing subcontractor bids, and monitoring projects through cost control. Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Prepares complex cost estimates for competitive bids and negotiated proposals for multiple projects. * Prepares material and other costs summary for quotes from vendors. * Provide projected project completion timeframe. * Attend meetings as required. * Provide and maintain spreadsheets, graphs and other documentation. * Defines and manages scopes of work for all trades, including responsibility matrix, distribution of plans and specifications and pricing. * Technical writing including work scopes, requests for proposal and quotations and Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA) must be provided. * Analyze existing site or systems conditions and develop solutions. * Maintains Estimating Database with cost keys and price masters by updating information. * Prepares special reports and data as required. * Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identify qualified subcontractors and negotiate price. * May be expected to work hours in excess of normally scheduled hours. * Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. * Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Experience and Skill Requirements * High School Diploma or GED required. * Equivalent combination of education and/or experience and training to five (5) years in technical or construction fields providing the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to review Government Scopes of Work and cost estimates, sometimes based on limited information. * Working experience constructing from basic site plans, architectural plans, MEP plans, isometric drawings and schematics. * Working knowledge of engineered drawings and specifications, with a depth of understanding of the Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Structural, Fire Protection and Civil disciplines. * Working knowledge of commercial construction estimating software and databases, with programs including but not limited to BNI, RS Means, General Construction Cost Review Guide Sage Estimating (Timberline) or MCACES. * Working knowledge of all phases of commercial constructions estimating including budgetary and detailed estimates and change orders and job costing analysis. * Proficient with Microsoft Suite, RS Means. * Must have excellent writing and verbal skills. * Must maintain a valid driver's license and good driving record in accordance with Company policies. * Must secure and maintain a security clearance and Common Access Card in accordance with J&J World Wide Services & DoD policies. Physical, Environmental and Sensory Requirements * May be required to wear and maintain appropriated personal protective equipment (PPE). Specific requirements will be determined and communicated by the site Safety Manager and/or Supervisor. * May be required to lift objects up to 70 pounds. * May be exposed to elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc. * May involve minor safety hazards where likely result would be cuts, bruises, etc. This job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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