Estimator IV Staff
URS Corporation - Anchorage, AK

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Job Title :
Estimator IV Staff

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Type of Position:
Regular Hire




Minimum Requirements:
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and related experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in the Engineering or Construction Industry including field/project experience outside the estimating function.
  • Must have some expertise in the company sanctioned estimating applications and systems.
  • Experience with Oil and Gas projects
  • Experience in the Arctic region
  • Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident of the United States.
Additional Information:
  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
  • Relocation benefits are not available for this position.
Job Description:
URS Corporation is seeking an Estimator IV-Staff to be based in our Anchorage, AK location.

Typical Responsibilities:
Business Acumen
  • Knowledgeable of the Company estimating systems and processes.
  • Understands estimating terminology and measures and recognizes estimating processes/project actions that may impact the project.
  • Participates with management in development of strategies and plans.
  • Participates in analyzing and using estimations to predict key project issues.
  • Assists in the evaluation of business opportunities and potential profitability.
  • Understands construction means, methods, and sequences-multiple disciplines.
  • Supervises junior staff through task development, establishing and maintaining goals and expectations, and documenting performance related issues and achievements.
  • Identifies and develops talent.
  • Actively participates in all staffing issues affecting their area of responsibility.
Organizational Management
  • Assists in tracking action items.
Technical Skills
  • This is a supervisory/technical specialist position responsible for planning, organizing, and supervising the work of subordinates under the direction of a manager or functions as a technical expert.
  • Prepares or assist in the preparation of ROIC and IRR forecasts.
  • May work directly with contractor to resolve technical matters during negotiation and contract execution.
  • Prepares crew build-ups and production rate determinations.
  • Determines construction equipment selection.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of planning and scheduling.
  • Understands company cost structure (overheads, G&A, insurances).
  • Develops Work Breakdown Structures.
  • Capable of managing the preparation of an estimate.
  • Leads Project Team estimate reviews.
  • Evaluates suitability of scope and execution plan for basis of estimate.
  • Initiates the preparation of an Estimate Plan (approach, techniques, level of effort, cost, schedule), Basis of Estimate and qualifications.
  • Prepares bid tabulations responding to the customer/Request for Proposal requirements.
  • Collects, analyzes and archives project data. Develops historical documentation.
  • Develops current project estimate comparisons with previous performance and market benchmark data.
  • Helps prepare information for Executive Review Committee presentations.
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URS Corporation provides a range of engineering, construction, maintenance, and technical services for customers around the world. Through...