Senior Quantity Surveyor - #25009
Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team! In this role you will get to completes a wide variety of difficult estimating activities (individual or as part of a team), including but not limited to, developing estimates in company database estimating software, utilizing estimating tools and equipment, writing estimate narratives, reviewing and updating estimate procedures, supporting estimate database updates with project historical data, leading estimate task teams, and evaluating and rating estimator performance on an assigned project/program. The Estimator at this level independently completes complicated assignments. He/she is viewed as a fully qualified professional with solid experience and technical expertise.
What You'll Be Doing:
Ensures that all estimate team members apply company estimating practices, techniques, processes and procedures. Responsible for providing technical guidance to Estimators and Associate Estimators.
Delivers quality controlled estimates for projects and programs as assigned.
Defines and delineates project or program scope utilizing a top down work breakdown structure (WBS), prepares material takeoffs in accordance with the WBS as defined by concept documents, and design drawings, plans and specifications.
Develops detailed resource costs for work activities based on the planned schedule of execution, applies project burdens and indirect costs, applies dictated fees and taxes, defines costs associated with contract general conditions, and applies expected margins to produce a reasonable probable project and/or contract cost.
Develops basis of the estimate (BOE) narrative that clearly defines estimate methodology, scope, pricing characteristics, escalation, assumptions, and exclusions such that the customer has complete understanding of the content and the components of the delivered estimate of probable cost.
Reviews estimates delivered by other service providers to determine compliance with project and/or program procedures, estimate completeness, accuracy, and technical development and compliance with best practices.
Reviews contractual documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and/or scope changes, and defines cost and schedule impacts to the base contract, and to provide written evaluation and recommendation of reasonable reconciliation and remediation to project and/or program management staff.
Prepares and summarizes task and subtask estimates, including resource rates and/or unit cost to perform parametric order of magnitude cost estimates when detailed estimate development is not necessary or time does not permit that level of detail.
Defines scope and quantification for vendors and subcontractors necessary to obtain correct and competitive pricing for materials, equipment, and services required to complete an estimate of reasonable probable cost.
Documents telephone, email, web and written bids and quotations complete with contractual terms and conditions, shipping cost and terms, transfer of title and terms of contract payment and completion.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
What Required Skills You'll Bring:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent work experience) and typically 10+ years of related work experience involving typical estimating activities.
Previous experience using estimating database supported software.
What Desired Skills You'll Bring:
Ability to perform difficult estimating activities typical to the engineering and construction industry is required. In addition, excellent written and verbal communication skills, familiarity with company and project procedures and practices.
A familiarity with typical project controls software such as Primavera scheduling software, Estimate/Schedule Transfer tools, Contract Manager, and DMCS (Document and Materials Control System) is required.
Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, construction contract commercial documents, engineering drawings and specifications, and be qualified to be an estimate team leader.
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:Not Applicable/None Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran