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Jacobs Senior Cost Estimator - Hybrid in Denver, Colorado

Your Impact:

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging tomorrow by pushing our innovations and technologies to new heights. Our Project Services division applies these principles to cost estimating services and have proven to be industry leaders.

The DEN Great Hall Program is a large, multi-year construction upgrade program within an occupied international airport located in Denver, Colorado. The role of Cost Estimator within DEN’s Program Management Team (PMT) will support DEN’s Great Hall Completion Program and report to the Program Controls Manager. The Cost Estimator will review and validate CM/GC estimates, subcontractor award recommendations, and change requests. The Cost Estimator will work closely with the CM/GC construction team and their subcontractors. Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Review CM/GC subcontract pricing and recommendation throughout the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) process.

  • Review and validate CM/GC change requests.

  • Develop independent cost estimates as needed.

  • Maintain organized and detailed files, project records and logs.

  • Attend project meetings as required.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Project Services teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Jacobs’ health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Employees have access to medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance, a 401(k) plan, and the ability to purchase company stock at a discount. Eligible employees may also enroll in a deferred compensation plan or the Executive Deferral Plan. Jacobs has an unlimited U.S. Personalized Paid Time Off (PPTO) policy for full-time salaried/exempt employees, seven paid holidays, one floating holiday, and caregiver leave. And certain roles may be eligible for additional rewards, including merit increases, performance discretionary bonus, and stock.

The base salary range for this position is $103,600 – $161,850. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • 6 years of estimating experience.

  • Bid evaluation and negotiation experience.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Strong time management skills and excellent attention to detail.

Ideally, you'll also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management or a related field.

  • Vertical construction experience.

  • CM/GC Contract experience.

  • Electrical and/or mechanical estimating experience.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $15 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 60,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.