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Jacobs Cost Estimator in Los Angeles, California

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.

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Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’re making our world better with every environmental project, and we know the importance of accurate estimates to the success of these projects. We’re looking for an experienced Cost Estimator to prepare a wide range of estimates – from conceptual to detailed design – will support various program and project level tasks. You’ll be responsible for the preparation of cost estimates for TI and deferred maintenance projects for various County Departments and to support the Facilities Reinvestment Program. You will utilize your expertise to create estimates based on the requested scope of work, drawings, and field evaluation (where necessary). You will also review and evaluate contractor proposals for base work orders and change order requests through Job Order Contracting (JOC) program.

You will work proactively with the Project Managers to ensure RFPs include a complete detailed scope of work and to resolve any proposal issues. You’ll tap into both your creative and analytical sides in this role as you develop reports and presentations as well as analyze historical data.

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 Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Bring your attention to detail and desire to grow, and we’ll help you pursue what drives you – so we can tackle challenging environmental projects, together.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 10+ years’ experience as construction estimator.

  • Strong applied experience with computer applications, and computer software programs such as Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel.

  • Prior experience with Job Order Contracting (JOC) program

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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 $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, 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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