HNTB Senior Estimator-Team Leader in Golden Valley, Minnesota

Why Choose HNTB?

For more than a century, HNTB has helped deliver infrastructure solutions that best meet the unique needs of our clients. With client relationships spanning decades, we understand infrastructure life cycles and have the perspective to solve technical challenges with clarity and imagination. We are far more than a design firm. We see and help address far-reaching issues of financing, legislation, design, construction, community outreach and ongoing operations. As employee-owners committed to the highest levels of performance, we enable clients to achieve their goals and inspiring visions.

At HNTB, we’re encouraged to go beyond discovering mere solutions that will impact our very landscape. We are encouraged to ask, “What if?” Our HNTB family fosters an inventive and resourceful commitment to finding unique answers to complex problems. We believe that the act of wondering sparks creativity. We will work to foster your creativity, career and personal growth. Come join HNTB and unleash your spark of imagination.

For you, “together” can mean the chance to put together an exciting career. At HNTB “together” also means collaborating across geographies and disciplines within the firm. And “together” means that we are partners with our clients. Our goals are linked, and their success is our success. “Together” means that we are engaged in the communities we serve — we live there — and are committed to their growth and development.

Overview

The time is right to join HNTB! We have an elite team of construction management professionals that have joined us from the contracting side of the heavy construction industry and provide valuable construction experience and knowledge to our company and clients. The demand for the services this team provides is ever growing and, as a result, we are constantly looking for talented individuals. If you are a motivated leader with heavy construction experience, estimating software (HCSS preferred) proficiency, strong communication skills, and are looking for a challenge, please apply today! We are seeking a Senior Estimator / Team Leader for our Detroit, MI or Minneapolis, MN offices. Qualified applicants who require relocation will be considered for this job opening.

Job Summary

Provides technical leadership in researching and implementing estimating tools and best practices. Understands complex projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge. Demonstrates expert skills in all areas of cost estimating. Accurately projects the cost of upcoming projects and provides information by developing the cost estimate that builds up the estimated cost of a defined scope of work at any stage of project definition. Responsible for conceptual, definitive, man-hour, and equipment factored total installed cost estimates. Duties may also include preparing economic cost studies, cash flows, and contingency analyses. May serve as a Team Leader.

Essential Responsibility

  • Creates complex cost models for cost estimating elements. Prepares claims analysis and estimates.

  • Works on multiple estimating projects as a project leader or project advisor within functional teams.

  • Develops and maintains Enterprise level estimating processes and procedures for use from project to project.

  • Provides guidance and oversight of the use of estimating software, including related protocols and standards.

  • Accumulates, evaluates, and documents historical cost data and construction procedures and methods in order to maintain current estimating standards and databases.

  • Oversees a database or “warehouse” of estimation data recorded and tracked from each job.

  • Participates in client presentations as required.

  • May serve as Lead function to less experienced employees.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualification

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or Business

10 years related experience

In lieu of education, 14 years development of cost estimates in facilities construction experience

Preferred Qualification/Skills

  • AACE’s CEP (Certified Estimating Professional) or equivalent designation

  • Experience preparing cost estimates using a variety of estimating tools, including Excel spreadsheets, Sage Timberline, HCSS HeavyBid, and/or other estimating software

General Work Conditions

Office Environment: Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is only minimal exposure to potentially unpleasant working conditions. Incumbent must have the ability to stand and sit frequently, and reach horizontally as well as vertically for overhead use.

HNTB Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

The HNTB Companies are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, or other status protected by law. In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, we will hire only U.S. citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States (if the position is or will be one which is subject to U.S. law). We will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individual with a disability where appropriate. “EEO is the Law” Poster “EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement HNTB Job Title Sr Estimator/Team Leader

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Project Controls