Senior Estimator

Hdr, Inc. Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 1 week ago

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Estimator, we'll count on you to:

  • Perform general or discipline cost estimating generating capital cost and/or services estimates; data analysis identifying problems and make recommendations; and control activities for project and/or proposal efforts

  • Support estimate reporting and reviews

  • Provide technical direction to assigned personnel when delegated

  • Execute simultaneous tasks within broadly defined parameters

  • Prepare services, distributable, contractor indirect and/or capital cost estimates in specialized discipline areas using current techniques and market pricing

  • Prepare cost/schedule products for proposals or contract negotiations

  • Provide input on the level of effort required (cost/job hours) through coordination with functions and/or vendors, and consolidate input for costing

  • Perform and review methodology for quantity takeoffs from design drawings for multidiscipline sections and customize forms to reflect best effort

  • Prepare detail pricing field office non-manual labor/other direct costs (ODC) and home office labor/ODCs

  • Produce capital costs estimate using a crew-based approach including formation of crews from multiple disciplines

  • Provide detail pricing for manual labor rates

  • Develop unit rates for discipline specific items

  • Assist in developing conceptual quantities to supplement partial design-build design documents

  • Prepare basis and assumption documentation denoting rationale, inclusions and exclus

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Senior Estimator

Hdr, Inc.