Forella Group is seeking an electrical cost estimator and general construction cost estimators to work on new construction and renovation projects ranging from $1 to $200 million in construction value. Clients include federal, state and local public agencies, institutions, and private corporations. We are expanding our capabilities in cost engineering, project controls, risk management, and other related cost management services. The successful candidate will provide cost estimating services as part of a cost management team at our Chantilly, VA location.
Bachelor's Degree: Engineering, Architectural, Construction Management or relevant field, construction contracting experience a plus. Technical aptitude, team player, positive, enthusiastic attitude, customer oriented, strong work ethic, ability to work in a fast-paced environment to complete scheduled tasks on time and in a high-quality manner, with attention to detail.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three  years of cost estimating experience with commercial, institutional or public works projects. PE, AIA, CCP, CCM credentials a plus. Competitive salary & benefits package.
To apply, submit resume and cover letter. Specify the position desired and salary requirements, phone inquiries will not be considered.
Evaluation of Project Schedules, Schedules of Values
Peer Review of Design Documents
Project Assets & Cash Flow
RISK & QC
Risk, Life Safety, Loss Control, Bonding, Insurance
Enforcement of Internal Quality Controls
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, Revit, Primavera P6, database driven software systems
Experience with MII, Success, PlanSwift, Primavera, Paces software - a plus.
Experience with Project Management Systems a plus.
CITIZENSHIP & SECURITY
Candidates must meet federal immigration policies and regulations.
Candidates will be subject to a Minimum Background and Personal Identity Verification. Evidence of ability to obtain a security clearance, if deemed necessary by assignment, may be requested.
Candidate must be able to comply with Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (the Common Identification Standard for Federal Employees and Contractors), commonly known as HSPD-12
About Forella Group
Forella Group is a leading full service project controls consulting firm. Our primary business focus is providing clients with cost controls, cost estimates and value management. Forella Group provides enhanced certainty through the use of highly developed project controls from the acquisition and pro-forma phases, through design, construction and the move-in phases. These interconnected processes focus on the three things most critical to every owner: the optimization of cost, schedule and quality. Forella Group has become experts in providing comprehensive cost management services in Virginia. In the past five years, we have estimated over $4 billion dollars’ worth of projects. Our staff includes certified cost professionals, registered engineers and architects, certified value specialists, and LEED accredited professionals.