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Stantec Cost Estimator in Chandler, Arizona

Cost Estimator - ( 24000191 )


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Your Opportunity

As a Senior Electrical Estimator at Stantec, you will be responsible for developing, managing, and coordinating large electrical cost estimates. You will collaborate with a dynamic team of cost estimators, schedulers, and construction engineers in Stantec's construction engineering group. You will be responsible for coordinating teams of discipline estimators, and the position will frequently require the direct estimating of at least one other project discipline.

The position will have responsibility to support exciting, complex projects throughout the world ranging from approximately $1 million to $2 billion. The successful candidate will be responsible for the coordination and development of electrical cost estimates and assist schedulers (as needed) with project development milestones.

Stantec takes a measured approach to workplace flexibility and choice for employee’s workplaces. Our goal is to strike the optimal balance between providing flexibility, sustaining successful teams, and optimizing productivity for the benefit of our employees, projects, and clients. We value a vibrant, healthy, enriching workplace culture that considers employee well-being and work-life balance so our people can bring their best to work every day. This position will have flexibility in working from home or a Stantec US office and may require some domestic and possibly international travel.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise and coordinate the timely and complete development of electrical cost estimates.

  • Provide generally non-routine estimating guidance for projects.

  • Coordinate the input parameters for cost estimates and construction schedules.

  • Validate material takeoffs and construction quantities from drawings.

  • Coordinate and compile information from all estimating disciplines into one cost estimate.

  • Prepare basis of cost estimate report deliverables for the end user.

  • Establish site-specific estimating criteria including wage and person-hour productivity rates.

  • Provide innovative solutions for construction, estimating issues and problems.

  • Interface with designated management and client counterparts for specific estimating tasks.

  • Review design documents such as specifications and drawings to identify risks and opportunities related to competitive pricing for key project elements.

  • Prepare and coordinate constructability reviews for engineering designs.

  • Serve as a cost estimating point of contact for internal clients.

  • Manage and provide guidance to junior and intermediate estimating staff.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A Minimum of ten (10) years of progressive electrical estimating experience working with contract values more than $1 Million.

  • Strong knowledge of electrical construction methods, materials, and processes.

  • Extensive technical knowledge of electrical cost/estimating, engineering design, and construction practice and applicable standards and procedures.

  • Knowledge in one or more of the following estimating disciplines: High Voltage, Solar, instrumentation, Process Plants, AACE guidelines. National Electrical Code.

  • Advanced understanding of different contract methods and how they apply to estimating.

  • Experience with Sage Timberline Estimating, On-Screen Take-Off, MCASES MII, IPE, HCSS or other databased estimating platforms.

  • Experience utilizing MS Project or Primavera P6 schedule software.

  • Ability to travel for site reconnaissance and interfacing with clients and stakeholders (domestic and some international travel may be periodically required).

  • Experience working with other discipline estimators to develop a comprehensive project estimate.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, direct, perform, review, and present cost estimating projects.

  • Ability to solve complex problems using sound professional judgement, creativity, and innovation.

  • Positive attitude with strong relationship building skills.

  • Ability work collaboratively with a virtual team to execute project deliverables.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering, Construction Management, Operations Management, or related Field Construction Experience is required.

  • Minimum ten (10) years of combined experience in an estimating and construction role is required.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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Salary Range(s):

  • $88,000 - $127,600 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CO and HI

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Colorado-Denver

Other Locations : United States-Nevada-Las Vegas, United States-Oregon-Portland, United States-Arizona-Chandler

Organization : BC-2243 Water-US Delivery

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 22, 2024, 2:41:14 PM

Req ID: 24000191


Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans