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Associate Estimator, Estimator, Senior Estimator, Lead Estimator

National Grid

Syracuse, NY
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  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
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About the Position: National Grid is seeking an Estimator for a position within the Resource Planning department at our Syracuse, NY location. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Provide accurate, timely estimates for electric distribution construction projects across multiple disciplines. Estimates include all aspects of project and program work including materials, engineering, permitting, environmental, construction, labor, indirect costs, and equipment. Based on engineering designs, site visits, and associated materials, select relevant information to develop estimates as well as enable the analysis of key themes and trends. Revise and update the estimating system software to support storage and retrieval of estimating information and enhance efficiency and operability of the system. Monitor weekly accuracy of estimated costs vs actuals and challenge business processes in order to ensure National Grid is compliant with applicable regulations and delivers projects on budget. Document findings and develop improvement plans based on the analysis. Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within assigned area. Work independently to manage schedule and workload in order to meet need dates.
Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or closely related field, ex: Project Management, Business Degree. OR in lieu of a degree candidates with relevant work experience and training may be considered. Preferred - Utility Project Management/Estimating experience. Proficient MS Office computer skills (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, etc.) Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Proven interpersonal and written communication skills. Knowledge of planning, design, and construction process. Knowledge of initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing a project. Able to work and interact with engineers and operations during all phases of projects. Must have a valid driver's license with safe driving history. This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : Resource Planning Primary Location : NY-Syracuse Organisation : Resource Planning Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : May 25, 2017, 9:17:41 AM Unposting Date : Ongoing

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