Senior Estimator Job at AtkinsRéalis, Houston, TX

  • AtkinsRéalis
  • Houston, TX

Job Description

Job Description

Why join us?
It's an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive. We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis! We are seeking a Senior Estimator in Houston or Philadelphia! Korean communication language skills preferred.

About Us
AtkinsRéalis is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis 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. AtkinsRéalis has 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.

How will you contribute to the team?
  • Interrogates drawings and other project documents to prepare detailed cost estimates in accordance with industry accepted practices. Uses professional judgement to fill in gaps in the design.
  • Works with project team to develop clear understanding of project scope during preparation of estimate. Develops relationships with members of A/E firms and project team members.
  • Performs accurate quantity takeoffs from design documents in 2D and 3D (BIM) format.
  • Obtains accurate and up to date pricing information from databases, contractors, suppliers, etc. to utilize in estimates.
  • Develops cost estimates using prescribed software and WBS
  • Reviews scope and finalizes estimate unit cost pricing to reflect current market conditions and specific project logistics.
  • Validates draft estimating reports for accuracy and suitability based upon the project type and specific project requirements. References historic benchmark cost information and highlights variances.
  • Works with the Construction Data Intelligence® team to develop early-stage cost models utilizing historic benchmarking information and industry experience.
  • Prepares cost reconciliation between two or more estimates and explains cost driver variances.
  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.
  • Complexity - Work involves complex or novel assignments requiring diversified knowledge of principles and practices in broad areas of assignments. Work requires the use of advanced techniques and the modification and extension of theories, precepts and practices.
  • Decision-making - Consistently exercises solitary judgment. Supervision and guidance relate largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters. Consults with supervisor concerning unusual problems and developments.
  • Work direction given to others - Supervises, gives work direction to, and/or reviews the work of junior technical staff and/or others who assist in specific assignments.
  • Internal Contacts - Interfaces with senior technical staff, technical managers, and administrative staff and managers as necessary.
  • External Contacts - Represents the organization in conferences with clients

What will you contribute?
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field, plus seven years relevant experience.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.
  • Must have strong technology skills and knowledge of standard estimating system functionality (incl. 2D and 3D QTO). Knowledge of CSI MasterFormat and Uniformat WBS's is preferred.
  • 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, Power BI and Microsoft Project.
  • Must be highly articulate, have clear and logical approach to problem solving, and strong choice-making abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be fluent in Korean and English, both written and oral communication.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:
AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work. Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.
We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:
• Competitive salary
• Flexible work schedules
• Group Insurance
• Paid Family Leave
• Two Floating Holidays
• Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
• Pet Insurance
• Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program
• An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
• A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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Expected compensation range is between $100,000 - $130,000 annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:
In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Worker Type


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At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.

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Holiday work, For contractors, Local area, Immediate start, Flexible hours,

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