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POSITION TITLE: Senior Cost Estimator (Rail/Civil)
REPORTING TO:   Principal
LOCATION:        Downtown Los Angeles, on Job Site
OUR CLIENT:      Saylor Consulting

Website: http://saylorconsulting.com/

Leland Saylor Associates, a nationally recognized construction cost consulting firm headquartered in San Francisco, has an immediate opening for an experienced, dynamic individual to continue our phenomenal growth. Leland Saylor Associates is a leader in the cost consulting industry on the West Coast, focused on public construction in the civic, transit, and educational markets.

Recent projects include the Tom Bradley International Terminal, the 7 bridge Bay Area Toll Authority estimating contract, and the $3.4 billion Lawrence Livermore National Ignition Facility.  Other types of projects include schools, university and research facilities, hospitals, healthcare facilities, fire stations, police facilities, parking garages, museums, courthouses, office buildings, and civil and transit projects such as highways, bridges, airports and light rail. Types of services are primarily design phase estimating, but may include on-site change order estimating, scheduling, document control, and/or claims analysis.

Saylor has an immediate opening for a Senior Cost Estimator (Rail/Civil) to work on the high profile, LA Metro Regional Connector Project,  http://www.metro.net/projects/connector/.

This is a full time, permanent position.

SCOPE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: We are looking a Rail/ Civil Estimator with demonstrated ability to produce meticulous estimates during both design and construction phases. Candidates must have a strong background estimating rail and other heavy civil projects with a minimum of five to seven years of rail and field estimating experience is required. As the Rail/ Civil Estimator key responsibilities include the following and are not limited to:

  • Attend all relevant site meetings
  • Undertake initial assessments of documents
  • Compile estimates and contact sub-contractors/material suppliers for estimates
  • Review/implement estimating policy and procedures,
  • Complete final documents, review contracts and participate in bid negotiations.
  • Prepare documents for the handover to the clients

  • Estimating experience with large civil projects, (such as airports, hospitals, schools and universities, etc).
  • Experience with rail and/or public transportation is strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with Principals, Architects, Engineers, Construction Managers and Owners.
  • The ability to manage budgets, schedules, and projects to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Strong interpersonal, self-motivation, initiative and teamwork skills.

Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a closely related field.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package with unlimited opportunities for professional development and advancement

To be considered for this opportunity, please email your resume, cover letter and salary history to: (please put job title in the subject line of your email). Documents in Word format only; no PDF documents please ALL RESUMES WITH A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS WILL RECEIVE A NOTIFICATION OF RECEIPT.

Lisa K. Locke
Locke and KEY Recruiting, Hiring and Consulting Services
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