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Estimator Senior

Company: BHI ENERGY
Location: Roanoke
Posted on: February 13, 2020

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Job Details Power Services Estimator Senior Roanoke, VA Posted: 2/6/2020Job Description Job ID#: Job Category: Power Services Duration: -/+ 12 months Contract Duration: -/+ 12 monthsContract Location: Roanoke, VA Job Description: We are needing an electrical/substation background for this current position. This contractor will be the substation estimator. Must have relevant experience in electrical utility sector, either worked directly or indirectly for an electrical utility. It is critical that the right candidate have a background in electrical engineering, construction management or engineering consultancy. Manager will only consider candidates with a Bachelor Degree 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 management processes. Principal Accountabilities: 1. 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. 2. 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. 3. 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 when appropriate. 4. 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. 5. Provide advanced technical direction and guidance regarding estimate approach /development, assumptions/qualifications, and resolution of estimate issues. 6. Plan, instruct, and/or coordinate the training and development of estimating employees, as required. BHI will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process and during employment necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with BHI Energy, please email providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Job Requirements Minimum Requirements: Education: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. Experience: 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 capital projects. Sound knowledge of estimating software packages. Additional Information:Experience with Primavera a plus; strong communication skills. 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. Develop and demonstrate outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal, with all stakeholders including team members, sponsors, management and senior management. Develop and demonstrate an economic and business acumen with an understanding of the engineering & design, procurement, contracting, estimating, construction and startup procedures and processes. Develop and demonstrate strategic thinking, planning, risk assessment and prioritization of project activities skills. Support the organization of project activities, delegate project task assignments, set team requirements and expectations to manage deliverables and hold team members accountable. Develop and demonstrate conflict management skills to resolve disputes and to maximize synergies with an overriding goal to do the "right thing" for the company. Develop and demonstrate an understanding of scope management. Assist with the evaluation and determination of the skill sets and capabilities of and team members then provide recommendations to ensure project success. Possess high level of proficiency and advanced knowledge of construction methodologies. Position may require extended hours to accomplish assigned tasks and meet project/outage requirements and schedules. Develop and demonstrate ability to maintain a professional working atmosphere. IND123 BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans. Already have an account? Log in here BHI Energy

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