27 days old

Senior Cost Estimator

Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Job Code
    R111938

*This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Parsons Corporation. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Parsons Corporation.

Parsons is seeking a Senior Cost Estimator to support the Army's Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO) including the Army Hypersonic Project Office (AHPO), Directed Energy Project Office (DEPO), Advanced Concepts and Experimentation (ACE) Project Office, Computing and Electronics Security Dominance (CESD) Project Office, Rapid Acquisition Prototyping Project Office (RAPPO), Counter-small Unmanned Aerial Systems Project Office (C-sUAS) and any other project offices stood up for the RCCTO missions.

Parsons extensive experience in this field combined with your strong estimating experience and engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity to lead teams. We need our Estimators at this level to be fully qualified professionals with solid experience, and independently complete complicated assignments. In this role you will complete a wide variety of difficult estimating activities (individual or as part of a team), including developing estimates in company database estimating software, utilizing estimating tools and equipment, writing estimate narratives, reviewing and updating estimate procedures, supporting estimate database updates with project historical data, leading estimate task teams, and evaluating and rating estimator performance on an assigned project/program.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that all estimate team members apply company estimating practices, techniques, processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for providing technical guidance to Estimators and Associate Estimators.
  • Delivers quality controlled estimates for projects and programs as assigned. Defines and delineates project or program scope utilizing a top down work breakdown structure (WBS), prepares material takeoffs in accordance with the WBS as defined by concept documents, and design drawings, plans and specifications.
  • Develops detailed resource costs for work activities based on the planned schedule of execution, applies project burdens and indirect costs, applies dictated fees and taxes, defines costs associated with contract general conditions, and applies expected margins to produ ce a reasonable probable project and/or contract cost.
  • Reviews estimates delivered by other service providers to determine compliance with project and/or program procedures, estimate completeness, accuracy, and technical development and compliance with best practices.
  • Reviews contractual documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work and/or scope changes, and defines cost and schedule impacts to the base contract, and to provide written evaluation and recommendation of reasonable reconciliation and remediation to project and/or program management staff.
  • Prepares and summarizes task and subtask estimates, including resource rates and/or unit cost to perform parametric order of magnitude cost estimates when detailed estimate development is not necessary pr time does not permit that level of detail.
  • Develops client presentations in the appropriate media, and conducts clear and specific client presentations as required by project and/or program management.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field
  • This position requires that the candidate have an active DOD TS/SCI clearance pre-start. Clearance must be active at time of hire
  • 5+ years of related work experience involving typical estimating activities.
  • Ability to perform with minimal supervision; prioritize tasks
  • Familiarity with Army programs
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools (e.g., MS Word, Project, PowerPoint)
  • Previous experience using estimating database supported software.
  • Ability to perform difficult estimating activities typical to the engineering is required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills Familiarity with company and project procedures and practices.
  • Familiarity with typical project controls software such as Primavera scheduling software, Estimate/Schedule Transfer tools, Contract Manager, and DMCS (Document and Materials Control System) is required.
  • Must have a clear understanding of, and ability to work with, engineering drawings and specifications, and be qualified to be an estimate team leader.

Ready for action? We're looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don't hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

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Posted: 2020-08-27 Expires: 2020-10-08

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Senior Cost Estimator

Parsons Corporation
Huntsville, AL 35801

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