Jacobs Electrical Estimator in Fort Worth, Texas
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Jacobs is currently seeking candidates to fill an Electrical Estimator role. You will be responsible for developing construction cost estimates for buildings and vertical construction projects. We will ask you to apply practical field experience and constructability expertise to the development of conceptual estimates when minimal design drawing and information are available.
The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.
Jacobs continues to receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Construction Management Firms, Top Program Management Firms, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop construction cost estimates for electrical components of building systems.
Will interpret plans & specifications from multiple design phases; program, conceptual, design development through 100% Construction Documents and into change orders and generate quantity takeoffs and pricing for all systems.
Familiar with techniques, procedures, methods and the nature of the applicable electrical construction systems.
Calculates costs using labor and material pricing schedules and historical data
Collects cost data from functional representatives, subcontractors, and vendors
Prepares and maintains historical cost data
Contribute to Risk Analyses, Value Engineering, and Constructability exercises
Creates cost models for estimating elements
Assists lead estimator with reporting functions and assembly of project deliverables
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Proficient experience in building systems estimating with a focus on electrical components
Bachelor's of science degree in Construction Management or a related field
Ability to attain security clearance
Basic knowledge of MS software suite
Ideally, you'll also have:
Experience with Timberline Estimating Software and On-Screen Takeoff
Additional desirable software use would include MII, SUCCESS and/or PACES
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.
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