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Cost Estimator

  • Job reference: NA-002576
  • Sector: Construction
  • Location: Atlanta
SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business was ranked as the world’s 3rd largest global design firm by ENR in 2018 with nearly 55,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

SNC-Lavalin Atkins business seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Atlanta, Georgia Project Controls Group as a Cost Estimator.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Provide project scheduling and cost estimating support to Project Managers to help meet contract schedules and budgets and/or assist in the research and review of data for construction claims analyses.

JOB DUTIES
  • Work involves research, coordination and analysis of information gathered from various sources.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Ability to use computer, printer, plotter to prepare accurate reports and supporting documentation. Familiarity with applicable software.

SPECIAL SKILLS
  • Strong interpersonal skills; good public speaking ability; strong project financial management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

  • None 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
  • 5+ years of direct cost estimating experience
  • Experience with estimating both vertical (buildings) and horizontal (site, infrastructure) projects
  • Software experience with Mii/MCaces, PACES, PC Cost, On-Screen Take-off required
  • Experience with estimating domestic and international projects for US DOD projects preferred
  • Experience with conceptual cost estimates development during planning charrettes/1391s
  • Experience in developing detailed cost estimates at various stages of design 
  • Mechanical and Electrical estimating experience a plus

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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