Cost Estimator - ( MEP) Mechanical / Electrical / Plumbing

O'Connor Construction Management, Inc. - Washington, DC

O'Connor Construction Management, Inc. ( OCMI ) is a full service, independent construction management company with over 37 years experience in the industry. We have offices throughout California, Las Vegas and Washington D.C. serving broad range of markets: Federal Government, Infrastructure, Energy, Education, Hospitality, Healthcare, and Commercial/Retail. Our diverse staff includes Construction Managers, Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Estimators, and Scheduling experts.

We are growing and currently have opportunities for dynamic, success driven Mechanical / Electrical / Plumbing (MEP) Cost Estimators. In this role, you will provide highly responsive cost control services in one of the firm's core business lines. If you are passionate about construction industry, have a proven successful leadership ability, possess excellent critical thinking skills, and a strong business acumen, then we would like to hear from you!

The MEP Cost Estimator will be responsible for:
Work as MEP Subject Matter Expert and work with the Estimating Team to deliver quality Cost Estimating Products
Create cost estimates, studies, analyses, and evaluations, at all levels of project development, as part of the internal team
Through a detailed review of all documentation, develop comprehensive cost estimates/models that communicate client's project and strategic goals
Perform quantity take-off in a manner and level of detail consistent with the project goals
Input estimate data into appropriate software
Assure that a quality product is presented to the client through adherence to the company's QA/QC procedures
Communicate effectively through clear and concise means appropriate to the project's goals (verbal, written, and graphics)
Actively research, solicit, and develop sources/vendors for compiling and maintaining accuracy of cost information
Investigate and incorporate project constraints into cost analysis
Review contractor and subcontractor change order estimates.

Desired Skills & Experience

3+ Years of experience in cost estimating focused on Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP)
Ability to understand and accurately interpret construction documents (drawings, specifications, contracts/general conditions) at all levels of design
Expert user of OnScreen Takeoff software or similar preferred
AACE or ASPE Cost Certification preferred
Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
Excellent written and verbal skills
Must be able to interact well with clients
Self-starter and self-directed

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