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Senior Cost Estimator / Scheduler

  • Job reference: NA-000938
  • Sector: Construction, Transportation
  • Location: Atlanta
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Atkins 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.


Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and one of the world's largest design firms with nearly 18,000 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.


At Atkins, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovative and sound design. Delivering projects for various clients including municipalities in the Greater Atlanta area, few companies can rival the size and diversity of our projects. Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modeling of a flood defense system or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design and enable solutions.


Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our team in Senior Cost Estimator/Scheduler in Atlanta, GA.

Job Details:

- Will be required to perform construction cost estimates; review change orders; and develop, review and evaluate construction schedules.

- Will need to be able to work somewhat independently in performing the role, while coordinating with a large team performing program management.

- Will have to be able to work in a program requirement, providing project controls support for individual projects while also supporting the program.

- Experience in working with project stakeholders including Owner/client, contractor, design team, and internal project management team

- Work involves detail analysis of a sometimes sensitive nature and negotiating critical and controversial issues with top-level personnel within and outside the organization.


- Must have experience working with cost estimating and scheduling software. Experience with Primavera P6 is required.

- Experience with water/wastewater projects is highly preferred.


Bachelor's or Master’s degree in technical discipline with seven years of experience.

Special Skills:

Ability to communicate ideas to management and clients both orally and in writing. Very high level of analytical ability is required. Must be able to perform detailed construction cost estimates on primarily horizontal projects, such as water and wastewater distribution piping.


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.


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