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Lead Estimator

  • Job reference: FG-005546
  • Sector: Construction, Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Location: Jackson

Lead Estimator
Our Jackson, Mississippi team is growing!
Our team is seeking a Lead Estimator with extensive experience delivering cost estimating services for nuclear projects (new builds/modifications/refurbished programs in our Jackson, Mississippi office. The ideal candidate has deep experience with estimating large-scale projects.

About Us
Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC Lavalin group, is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the Fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #11 largest Construction Management Company and #9 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise -It’s in our DNA.

-Organizes and manages the execution of the cost estimate deliverable process from initial client meeting through to final client acceptance.
-Manages the required resources needed to execute a complete and accurate estimate report
deliverable in line with client expectations and in accordance with a proposed level of effort.
-Work involves coordination, research and execution of the cost estimate deliverables (nuclear sub-sector).
-Cost Estimate process based on AACE


-Extensive experience delivering cost estimating services for nuclear projects (new builds/modifications/refurbished programs)
-Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field
-10 years of related experience
-Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities.
-Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
-Must have strong skills in cost estimating on major nuclear projects, electronic quantity takeoff, and knowledge of typical estimating program functionality (example: WinEst, Cleopatra, etc).
-Requires knowledge of local construction market in area of operation including pricing conventions and trends.
-Requires ability to prepare conceptual cost model estimates from limited information using local historic cost information.
-Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.
-A professional designation such as RICS, CCE, CCM, AIA, PE, ASPE, AACEI, CVS, AVS, LEED AP, RA, or any appraisal or real estate licensure is preferred

Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:
-Highly competitive salary
-Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
-Generous time-off benefits
-401 (k) with employer match
-Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as determined by assignment demands
-Career development opportunities through our corporate university
-Highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program
-Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer

Faithful+Gould an ATKINS company is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply.

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