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Mechanical Estimator - FFS

Virginia, Arlington
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Job DescriptionThis position is responsible for complying with estimating procedures when developing project estimates. Theindividual will participate in improving techniques for estimating. In this role, the individual acts autonomouslyon small to mid-sized projects. The individual may also be responsible for providing estimating support onlarger projects. At this position, requires moderate supervision when developing Direct, Indirect, and Servicescost estimates. This position will require some supervision when developing estimates for Escalation,Contingency, and Other costs.• Develop the estimate plan and coordinate estimate development with the project team, including preparationof the Estimate Schedule• Utilize estimating methods and the expertise of other project professionals to establish total project estimates• Engage in direct contact with other functional areas, including client and field contractors• Maintain and support the office estimating database and information such as escalation indices, rate ofexchange variation, productivity, etc.• Plan and organize own work assignments, as well as carry out tasks from management staff• Other duties as assigned*Basic Job Requirements• Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in applicable field of study and eight (8) years of workrelatedexperience or a combination of education and directly related experience equal to twelve (12) years ifnon-degreed; some locations may have additional or different qualifications in order to comply with localrequirements• Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers,clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors• Job related technical knowledge necessary to complete the jobOther Job Requirements•Extensive experience with firm fixed price construction projects in the federal market.• Stay abreast of current estimating techniques by maintaining expertise through the numerous opportunitiesprovided by professional organizations or by networking with other estimating specialists within theengineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction/construction management (EPFC/CM) industry• Be knowledgeable about business line specific rates to be applied in estimates• Be active in knowledge management portals and communities with regard to forum questions and discussions• Be knowledgeable about the benefits of Cost Competitive Execution, Excel to Win, Business Risk ManagementFramework (BRMF) and Strategy to Win; actively promote innovative ideas and solutions• US Citizen or permanent residentPreferred Qualifications• Should be involved with an Estimating professional society• Minimum of zero (0) years of experience using any of the Fluor Estimating Systems or three(3) years ofexperience using Industry recognized estimating systems• Minimum of two (2) years of field experience, preferably in project controls, construction, contracts, orestimating• Demonstrate technical ability, combined with communicative skills, to lead estimate development• Knowledgeable about Lump Sum and/or Cost Reimbursable estimating• Knowledgeable about Self-Perform and/or Construction Management Execution• Knowledgeable about internal Cost Systems, Progressing Systems, Level I and II Schedules, Work BreakdownStructures and Project Status Reports• Recognized as being proficient and requiring minimum supervision in the following areas: Direct Field Costs,Indirect Field Costs, Fluor Services Costs, Comparison Analyst, Benchmarking and Unit Rates for KeyCommodities, Estimate Plan, Basis of Estimate, Use of Allowances, Cost Contingency, Input into and Use ofHistorical Data (EMS - Experience Management System), Productivity Worksheets, Craft Mix and Crew Mix,Escalation• Recognized as being familiar, but requiring guidance and supervision in the following areas: Expatriate Policy

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