11 days old


Pueblo, CO

Business Line Government

Position Title Estimator

United States of America - Colorado


Job Summary


  • Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.

  • Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.

  • May be required to work overtime or varying hours.

  • Be at work when scheduled and maintain a good attendance record.

  • Work in close proximity to and or in a chemical demilitarization facility.

  • Develop proficiency in use of company/project estimating systems and processes.

  • Understand estimating terminology, measures, concepts, and principles for bid proposals.

  • Recognize estimating processes/project actions that may impact the project.

  • Assist in analyzing and using estimates to predict key project issues.

  • Prepare/coordinate preparation of full project estimates.

  • Provide complete conceptual and final estimating input.

  • Perform duties with some complexity under general supervision.

  • Responsible for performing all aspects of estimating.

  • Assist in the preparation of the Estimate Plan.

  • Conduct work requiring independent evaluation, selection, adaptation, and modification of standard estimating techniques, procedures, and criteria.

  • Develop wage rate build-ups.

  • Read and interpret drawings, specifications, Requests-for-Proposals and contracts.

  • Prepare scope and bid package breakdowns for subcontract and vendor quotes.

  • Prepare subcontract bid analysis for scope, cost and price.

  • Perform equipment and material takeoffs and prepare order of magnitude, preliminary and definitive estimates as required utilizing independent evaluation, selection, adaptation, and modification of standard estimating techniques, procedures and criteria incorporating appropriate project historical data.

  • Ensure estimates and proposals are compliant with Federal Acquisition Regulations.

  • Ensure all proposals are compliant with project estimating practices and utilize the standard proposal pricing template.

  • Prepare and review statement of work and basis of estimate for proposals.

  • Coordinate project proposal review process.

  • Maintain proposal status reports.

  • Generate corporate management review packages as required.

  • Perform complex aspects of project controls that require the selection and modification of project controls techniques and procedures.

  • Interpret complex information and dissiminate in an understandable manner.

This job description outlines the principal duties and in no way states or implies these are the only duties to be performed in this position.

Minimum Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Construction or Business and 10 years experience in an estimating related position


  • Associate degree in Engineering, Construction or Business and 14 years experience in an estimating related position


  • High school diploma/equivalent and 18 years experience in an estimating related position

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a US or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain PCAPP site access

  • Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment

  • Working knowledge of database and word processing computer software applications and good (use of formulas versus hardcoding) to extensive (use of functional formulas) working knowledge of MS Excel

  • Understand and apply estimating system pricing guide

  • Understanding of requirements of estimating for government contracts

Preferred Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in PCAPP estimating applications

  • Experience in Federal Services pricing or estimating

  • Prefer MS Access experience for database knowledge

  • Prefer MS Word for word processing knowledge

  • Understand Earned Value Management (EVMS) theory and applications

  • Prefer Costpoint experience

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Planning

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188033BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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