Transportation Cost Estimator: Chicago, IL

CH2M HILL - Chicago, IL

Posted 851 days ago
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    Mid-Senior level
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    Civil Engineering
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Job description

For decades, CH2M HILL has been a global leader in engineering, consulting, design, program management, construction and operations, working on the most challenging and impactful projects around the world. Through these challenging projects, we develop our people — who transform complex and creative ideas into reality, every day. Join us and together we can work to build a sustainable world. We support you to reach your greatest career goals through continued professional development, a positive work life balance and undeniably cool engineering projects. Join employee-owned CH2M HILL and discover why our diverse team has been consistently ranked as one of the leading employers and repeatedly recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”.
About the Business

Transportation Jobs at CH2M HILL

At CH2M HILL, we know life moves fast; and each day the pace picks up. From increased population to growing global businesses, as part of the Transportation Group, you will be providing solutions that help keep the world in motion. Whether it is aviation, highways and bridges, transit and rail, or ports, you will be working on the most challenging projects, leaving a positive impact for generations to come. Ready? Let’s Get to Work.

Description and Desired Qualifications

CH2M HILL Cost Estimator - Chicago, IL
The challenge? Helping our communities stay safely on the move. Our Cost Estimator position is your opportunity to work on exciting and engaging large-scale infrastructure projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for construction cost estimating for transportation (roadway projects in the Chicago Region).  The candidate will also support a Program Controls team in the execution of all project controls process and systems on mid-to-large projects.  Under limited supervision, using independent judgment, competently perform more complex aspects of scheduling, ensuring that all activities are executed in a timely fashion and in accordance with all company standards and contractual requirements. Experience with HCSS Software is a plus. No relocation available.

Our Transportation Cost Estimator:

· Is Responsible for the development of scope, budget and estimate to complete data for assigned tasks

· Analyzes unit rates for historical and regionalized data to the extent that the estimate to complete is well understood and defendable.

· Analyzes construction bids

· Assembles and compiles cost data and inputs into the project control database and provide output to the project team.

· Evaluates estimates of Contractor’s change orders

· Advises management of risks that may affect project profit, costs, schedules and client relations.

· Supports the Project Management team in maintaining timely and effective change management processes, procedures and systems.

· Ensures that all commitments and invoices are accurately reported into the cost system.

· Participates in the development of the Project Completion Report including the evaluation of all subcontractors and major vendors

·  Is Experienced in applying FHWA risk based cost estimating techniques and other probabilistic cost-estimating techniques is desirable

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelors of Science in Construction Management, Engineering, or related discipline and minimum 10 years of Transportation Construction estimating including design phase estimating and construction delivery estimating on major transportation projects or 15 years experience in lieu of a BS degree.

· Working knowledge of the IDOT Coded Pay Item System

· Working knowledge of Tollway Procedures P4110 (Cost Estimating Procedure) and P1050 (Uniform Filing System)

Preferred Qualifications
Experience using HCSS Software
What you will find
At CH2M HILL, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M HILL. Ready? Let’s get to work.

Developing People through Challenging Projects
CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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