MEP Estimator

Jacobs Engineering Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 months ago

The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

This position will be located in Denver CO, Dallas, TX, or Arlington, VA. Alternate locations could include St. Louis, MO or Irvine, CA.

Position Summary

Estimates labor and material costs of production and engineering in response to Request for Proposal data submitted by prospective customers.

  • Analyzes specifications including sketches, blueprints, bills of material or sample layouts, and calculates costs using labor and material pricing schedules and historical data

  • Collects cost data from functional representatives, subcontractors, and vendors

  • Computes cost estimates of raw materials or subcontracted work and labor

  • Prepares and maintains historical cost data

  • Creates cost models for estimating elements

  • Prepares cost reports and presents findings to management, contract personnel, proposal coordinators, customer representatives, price auditors, vendors, and subcontractors

  • Expected to assist in the preparation of larger and more complex assignments

  • Represents organization as a prime contact, interacting with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters

  • 5-10 years of previous estimating experience is required

  • BS or BS is preferred

  • Basic knowledge of MS Access is preferred

  • Top Secret clearance and Federal work experience is also a plus

No relocation assistance or TDY will be provided.

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

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MEP Estimator

Jacobs Engineering