Project Estimator - Power (Civil)

at Black & Veatch in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

Job Description

Project Estimator – Power (Civil)

Date: Jul 23, 2022


Phoenix, AZ, US US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 57821

Job Title : Project Estimator – Power (Civil)


Business Unit Sector : COR-BVOPS-ESTIMATING

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Prepares and reviews lump sum, unit rate and cost plus estimates for projects withinthe Power Business Line.

BV Global Power Business delivers conventional, renewable, sustainable, reliable and integrated power solutions to customers. We are an organization of highly skilled professionals delivering data-driven and strategic planning, consulting, engineering, construction, program management and combined EPC solutions. We are dedicated to innovation and staying up to date with technology advancements and have a desire to help our clients navigate changing demands and regulatory compliance, while providing a cost-effective competitive advantage.


Key Responsibilities

+ Responsible for conceptual estimating, cost analysis and estimate coordination and consolidation

+ Reviews the design scope and develop quantities

+ Performs productivity analysis of estimates, prepare contingency, escalation and reconciliations for estimates

+ Prepares contingency, escalation and reconciliations for estimates

+ Performs comparisons of scope, quantities and cost data between projects

+ Prepares management presentations and develop the estimate basis

+ Updates and maintain historical cost data

+ Reviews designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives where appropriate

+ Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

+ BS or MS graduate in Construction Management or related field is preferred, but not required

+ Construction / Field Project Experience preferred.

+ Previous experience in industrial construction estimating related to: Power: Conventional Generation, Renewable Energy, Transmission, Distribution. Or Oil, Gas, and Chemical projects.

+ Previous estimating experience related to Civil Discipline (Steel, Concrete, Earthwork, Grading)

+ Preferred Skills: . Complex estimating principles and practices including conceptual estimating . Cost analysis . Mathematical skills . Project design scopes . Consulting skills . Analytical skills . Interpret and understand specifications and contracts . Microsoft Excel proficiency . Microsoft Access proficiency . Good verbal and written communication skills . Good presentation and interpersonal communication skills . Calculator

Minimum Qualifications

6 to 20 years of relevant experience, including some estimating experience, is required. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment, sitting, standing, computer usage for extended periods of time. Typing, speaking, listening, ability to utilize audio and video conferencing software for internal/external communication purposes.



Action oriented


Common Purpose

Communicates effectively

Decision quality

Salary Plan

EST: Estimating

Job Grade


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Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company’s long-term achievements – and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

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Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

Job Segment: Civil Engineer, Engineer, Engineering

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Posted On: Dec 05, 2021

Updated On: Aug 05, 2022

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