Sr Cost Estimator - Cherry Point, NC
Camp Lejeune, NC 
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Job Description

SUMMARY

Sr. Cost Estimator will advise and assist in executing on-going and future Military Construction (MILCON) and Facilities Sustainment Restoration and Modernization (FSRM) projects across the MCIEAST Commands. Programmatic activities include: FSRM and MILCON Project Development, Project Planning & Program Development, Asset Management activities, and Program Support operations

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Includes the following:

  • Participate in in-process reviews for project planning, design, and execution throughout the construction lifecycle including:
  • Participate in design reviews (i.e. 35%, 65%, 95%) and construction milestones.
  • Develop cost estimates using various methods, including parametric models.
  • Analyze cost estimates developed by other professionals/peers.
  • Identify and research factors affecting project costs.
  • Provide forensic analysis and documentation as needed.
  • Gather relevant documents; independently research industry costs and practices.
  • Assist in writing specifications for all types of construction.
  • Analyze strengths and risks of others' estimates based on RFP, proposal, blueprints, specs, or other documents.
  • Work with project managers and other consultants to find ways to reduce costs without endangering the success of the project.
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with clients.
  • Will perform cost estimates for large-scale construction projects such as multi-story facilities, aircraft hangars, dormitories, and airfields.
  • Cost estimate types include parametric and detailed quantity take-off estimates.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY

Non-supervisory. Reports to Program Manager.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor Degree from an ABET accredited Electrical, Mechanical, or Civil Engineering program or NCARB accredited Architecture program. Certification as a Certified Cost Professional (CCP) as issued by the American Association of Cost Engineers or a Certification as a Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) issued by the DOD is desirable. A minimum of 5 years of professional cost engineering accepted standard of practice (code) experience for new construction cost engineering, including renovation cost engineering experience, is required. A minimum of 5 years of prior work experience in the design and/or construction fields is desired. Uses software products to develop and provide cost estimates that includes Micro-Computer Aided Cost Estimating System (MCACES), RS Means CostWorks, and Parametric Cost Engineering System Software (PACES).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Responsible for the preparation of detailed cost estimating products, services, and consultation for construction and maintenance facilities including minor construction, MILCON, demolition, maintenance, space utilization, and facilities development..
  • Develops construction costs by analyzing labor and material requirements for projects, utilizing cost estimating principles, concepts, and DoD/NAVFAC criteria and policies.
  • Participates in QA/QC of construction cost estimates and reviews to ensure compliance and eliminate possible misrepresentations in the bid documents striving to avoid costly change orders and construction delays.
  • Knowledge of industry standard cost estimating tools to develop and provide cost estimates that includes Micro-Computer Aided Cost Estimating System (MCACES), RS Means CostWorks, and Parametric Cost Engineering System Software (PACES).
  • Professional written and oral communication skills.
  • Successfully pass a federal background check and a drug screen
    On Tuesday, Dec. 7, a federal judge issued an injunction blocking President Joe Biden's COVID 19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors. Cherokee Federal is monitoring the court case and awaiting a final ruling. As a result of the injunction, Cherokee Federal is halting the enforcement of the mandate, however, if the injunction is lifted and the mandate remains, Cherokee Federal must reenact its vaccine requirement.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work will be performed in climate-controlled office environment.

ABOUT THE TEAM

Cherokee Federal is a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the economic engine of Cherokee Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. As a trusted partner, the Cherokee Federal team of companies manages nearly 2,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, engineering and manufacturing and mission solutions portfolios - ranging from advanced data analytics and telehealth to cybersecurity, cloud and logistics.



Since 2012, our team of companies has won $6 billion in government contracts and completed more than 5,300 federal missions. Our 3,600+ employees work in 20+ countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories.



Why Cherokee Federal? Visit cherokee-federal.com to learn why you should join our team!

COMPLIANCE

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status or for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing compensation.. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may e-mail CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status. Please do not send email request pertaining to recruiting as this email box is not for resumes or follow up on job applications.

For Pay Transparency Non Discrimination provision, please copy and paste the following link: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

We maintain an Affirmative Action Plan for proactively seeking employment and advancement for qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Upon request, we will schedule time Tuesdays - Thursdays from 10:00am - 2:00pm CST to make applicable Affirmative Action Plans accessible. Please submit a written request with the email subject line: 2022 Request to View Affirmative Action Plan to the Compliance Administrator at CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com.

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please copy and paste the links to the following two sites: EEO Statement | EEO Poster

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may email “CNB.Compliance@cn-bus.com” for assistance. This email address is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the application process or status.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Day
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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