Junior Estimator/ Quantity Surveyor Full-time Job

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Job Details

What You'll Be Doing

Prepare material takeoffs for assigned segments of a contract, a project, or an element of a program to assist in the definition of scope to be delivered.

Assist in the development and preparation of detailed work breakdown structures (WBS) for contracts, projects and elements of programs to support the development of estimate development and delivery.

Prepare and summarizes tasked estimates, including labor and material rates, equipment rates, productivity rates, efficiencies, and other resources and impacts that determine unit cost to be utilized for specific scope of work.

Utilize training in the prescribed estimating software and estimating tools necessary to perform quantity takeoffs, estimate calculations, bid item detail development, resource reports, and work activity definition.

Obtaining quotations by developing the necessary information to define the specification and scope of work for subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers to retrieve materials, equipment, and services pricing to be utilized in the development of estimates.

Accumulates, classifies, and documents historical cost data from previously performed contract services delivered by the company for use in the development of future company estimates. Classifies and organizes historical data into a format that complies with company standard databases will be learned and utilized.

Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by higher-level Estimating staff.

Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

What Required Skills You'll Bring

Bachelor's degree in Civil/ Architecture/ Quantity Surveying Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent work experience).

Minimum 3 years of related work experience involving typical estimating activities in infrastructure projects including wet and dry utilities.

Software experience:

Essentials: AutoCAD/ MS Excel

Preferable: Costx/ Candy/ PlanSwift/ BIM 360

Ability to perform standard estimating and QS activities typical to the engineering and construction industry is required for Pre Contracts work.

Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, construction contract commercial documents, drawings and specifications.

Previous experience using estimating database supported software.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Company Description
Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrows solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.
Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.