Cost Estimator-Greater Seattle or Portland, Oregon Area
Value Management Strategies, Inc. (VMS) is the premiere Value and Risk Management consulting firm in North America. VMS is actively seeking to hire a professional construction Cost Estimator to support ongoing work for projects primarily focused on infrastructure projects. This is a phenomenal growth and professional development opportunity for the right person.
Here's what you'll do:
Develop conceptual and preliminary level design project cost estimates.
Review and validate project cost estimates.
Perform Life Cycle Cost (LCC) estimates to compare the long-term economic trade-offs between options.
Support construction cost estimating activities on Value and Risk Studies.
Provide support in advising clients on estimating practices and procedures.
Here's who you are:
You have one or more of the following credentials:
Certified Cost Estimator/ Analyst (CCEA®) by the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association (ICEAA)
Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) through the American Society of Professional Estimator (ASPE)
Certified Cost Professional (CCP) through AACE International
Certified Estimating Professional (CEP) through AACE International
Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university.
The successful candidate should possess the following knowledge and experience:
At least three years of practical construction cost estimating experience.
Ability to read technical plans and specification documents to prepare estimates.
Ability to collaborate with engineers, architects, clients, and contractors on estimates.
Knowledge of construction bid preparation, review and evaluation.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: VMS offers a generous salary and benefit package including 401k matching and profit sharing, bonuses, 100% paid healthcare for you and your family and generous paid time off. Relocation assistance is available.
About Value Management Strategies
At Value Management Strategies, Inc. (VMS), we help our clients make decisions and invest resources to Optimize the Value of their projects, processes, services, facilities, and organizations.
We are North America’s largest firm specializing exclusively in value management, which ranges from focusing on project controls to helping organizations improve their effectiveness through programs and software. The VMS team is comprised of trained facilitators, project controls specialists experienced in a wide variety of value-improving tools and techniques that are equipped with the leadership capabilities needed to get the results our clients need.
We serve clients across the globe and in multiple industries, such as manufacturing, transportation infrastructure, utilities, government, design & construction, and many others.