Company: Kelly Services
Posted on: January 15, 2020
Kelly Services is seeking an Senior Estimator for our well-known
client in the Electrical Utility industry in Roanoke VA. The ideal
candidate BS or BA Engineering, Construction Sciences, Engineering
Technology equivalent discipline. A minimum of six years of
estimating experience that includes cost estimating for heavy
industrial/process, power generation and/or transmission. This is a
12-month contract role with a possibility of extension.
Title: Senior Estimator
Location: Roanoke VA
Duration: 12 months
Under some supervision, responsible for performing highly technical
estimating evaluations for complex projects and outage activities
in a safe, efficient and economical manner. This group is
responsible for ensuring compliance to defined project estimating
and scope control procedures; establishing the process of gathering
and integrating estimate and cost information to build master
estimating cost models and databases; mentor and train the
organization on proper development of project estimates; and
developing criteria for estimation and use of project and portfolio
contingency. Work with project stakeholders (i.e. project
management, engineering, planning, contractors, etc.) to develop,
implement and continuously improve estimating and scope change
- Develop or oversee the development of conceptual estimates for
assigned projects; support the planning and engineering groups in
the development of all levels of estimates; and collect and analyze
close out benchmarking data.
- Interface with engineering, outage planning, project
engineering/management, construction, plant personnel and project
controls-scheduling to identify/initiate, scope, status and
follow-up (if necessary) estimate efforts. This includes providing
recommendations and guidance to interfacing groups/individuals
regarding estimate approach and input requirements.
- Establish policies and procedures for allocating risk based
contingency; monitor labor market trends; work closely with
procurement to track equipment pricing trends; develop and analyze
historical records of project costs; review and critique designs
and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives
- Implement policies and procedures defined in project estimating
methods developed by the controls group for the long-range planning
and capital development process; develop and maintain standardized
processes and procedures for estimating; review estimate basis and
assumptions for completeness and reasonableness; work with
functional departments and service organization to develop services
labor and material estimates.
- Provide advanced technical direction and guidance regarding
estimate approach /development, assumptions/qualifications, and
resolution of estimate issues.
- Plan, instruct, and/or coordinate the training and development
of estimating employees, as required.
- BS or BA Engineering, Construction Sciences, Engineering
Technology equivalent discipline.
- A minimum of six years of estimating experience that includes
cost estimating for heavy industrial/process, power generation
- Estimating experience that includes cost estimating for heavy
industrial /process and/or power generation; strong knowledge of
current market pricing trends and construction execution for
- Experience with Primavera a plus; strong communication
- Develop and demonstrate effective leadership, team building and
meeting management skills.
- Develop and demonstrate a high-level of confidence in the
ability to lead a team and a project to successful conclusion.
As a Kelly employee, you'll have access to premier perks,
- Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage
available to eligible employees
- Group insurance options
- Service bonus plan
- Holiday pay plan
- Weekly electronic pay options
- Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free
courses to help improve and develop skills
- Outstanding online employee community Corporate discounts
- Transportation Spending Accounts
- Offered and coordinated by Leslie & Associates. These plans are
not sponsored by Kelly Services.
Why Kelly--?Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to
cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading
organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted
Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since
1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an
unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism.
Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on
short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or
direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore
opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.About
Kelly--At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising
job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential.
In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional
workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and
tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work
and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we
do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of
workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.
Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a
diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities,
females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual
orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The
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