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CDM SmithBoston, MA
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CDM Smith is an employee-owned engineering and construction company which provides solutions in water, energy, transportation, and facilities projects for government and private clients. Headquartered in Boston, MA it employs more than 5000 people, working from offices worldwide. As an employer, the company’s goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. The company is seeking to hire passionate individuals from a wide range of professional fields, who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. CDM Smith is committed to the career development of each employee through specifically designed career paths.

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Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

Wage: Negotiable

Category: Building Trades/Construction

Job Code: 25531BR

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Supporting our Constructors Division, produces accurate quantity and material take-offs by reviewing plans, specifications, and instructions for assigned areas for construction project estimate preparation.
Enters quantity take-offs and material unit pricings as applicable to project. Applies appropriate work breakdown structure (WBS).
Coordinates estimate material pricing from vendors and other sources and develops pricing for basic project elements.
Contacts subcontractors and suppliers for outsource pricing.
Contributes to the preparation of key estimating deliverables.
Supports conceptual estimating efforts within the department, including development of basic models for review by senior personnel.
Develops budgets and purchasing plans with minimal oversight from senior estimation staff.
Coordinates flow of documents during estimate preparation.
Provides administrative logging of estimates.
Performs additional duties as required.

BS Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related OR High School diploma/equivalent plus 3 years of related estimating experience.
Possesses working knowledge of estimating techniques, cost control and material pricing. Ability to read and comprehend drawings and specifications and identify missing elements during design development. Solid multi-tasking skills and ability to meet strict deadlines.
Strong personal computer skills with some use of Estimating and On-Screen digitizing software.
Strong written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
Domestic travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Start Date: ASAP
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
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Contact Name: CDM Smith

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CDM Smith

Type

Company - Private

Size

Large

Revenue

$1B to 2B

Location

75 State St. Ste. 701Boston, MA, 2109and others

Founded

1947

CEO

Stephen J. Hickox

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