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Sr. Estimator

Amazon

Our mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company.

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This role will ideally sit in Seattle but may be open to alternate locations.

Amazon opened its virtual doors in 1995 and strives to be the world’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online. This Sr. Estimator will be a key part of the Global Specialty Fulfillment team and will be responsible for estimating new building construction and building retrofits. This will include the extension of existing facilities and any new sites with the GSF building network. The Estimator will play an integral role in the development and implementation of the North American facility network infrastructure. This role will analyze and evaluate different facility scenarios, build-out and component designs.

  • Utilizing tools and templates for various levels of estimates and project types
  • Utilizing and managing repository for historical data including cost performance metrics in comparison to estimate
  • Analyzing and providing timely feedback of vendor proposals using benchmark data
  • Validating design changes with regards to cost impacts
  • Managing revision control of scope and estimate for new designs and innovations
  • Ability to look beyond the information that has been given, to ask the right questions and work to provide a complete project cost evaluation.
  • Must be a collaborative and passionate advocate for our customers, empowering and informing them throughout the project.
  • Make reliable predictions as it relates to cost and be comfortable estimating across all scopes of work.
  • Assemble a complete presentation-worthy estimate package that clearly communicates project cost.
  • Must be prepared to participate and often lead the preparation and presentation of cost / budget information to the customer/owner.
  • Network with internal and external partners to keep up to date on current cost trends
  • Identify Value Engineering opportunities in the design and quantify the savings
  • Travel throughout North America approximately 10% of the time

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Quantity Surveying or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in construction estimating/cost control field.
  • 5+ years of experience with CSI cost elements. Industrial Building Construction experience a plus.
  • 5+ years interpretings contract terms, conditions, drawings and exhibits as applicable to project requirements.
  • 5+ years of experience with Windows Power User, Microsoft Office Suite, and estimating software such as CostX, Timberline, Sage, or similar.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience developing and justifying budgets.
  • Experience creating and maintaining processes for project documentation
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and be able to maintain high quality standards.
  • 10 years of experience in construction estimating/cost control field.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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