Los Alamos National Laboratory Discipline Project Estimator 2 (Estimator 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Estimator 2 will apply unit rates (cost and job hour) to quantities and perform portions of the total cost estimate; conduct basic material detail pricing for non-manual labor services using standard templates and prescribed functional staffing and other direct cost (ODC) input; assist in maintenance of the costs, quantities, ratios and metrics of the historical cost databases; and ensure all results, processes, and final products meet quality specifications and are completed according to established requirements.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience estimating for construction projects.

  • Experience in conducting basic material detail pricing.

  • Demonstrated applied analytical and quantitative skills.

  • Experience preparing cost estimates with their corresponding job scopes.

  • Experience in making decisions; researching, analyzing, and solving problems.

  • Experience performing quantity takeoffs for construction activities.

  • Strong communication skills including presentation development and report writing.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working on multiple projects with conflicting and often changing priorities and deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff, management, and external customers.

  • Multidiscipline construction experience.

  • Experience with WinEst or other relational database software.

  • Experience with RS Means.

Education: Position requires a BS and a minimum of four years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. BS in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering or Construction Management preferred

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q(Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Term position: Regular-status Laboratory employees applying for term-status positions may retain regular status with approval of the cognizant Principle Associate Director.

Regular position:Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants:Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

Equal Opportunity:Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Capital Projects focus is on delivering quality projects, safely and in compliance within scope, schedule and budget for the lab.

Maximum Salary: 105700

Minimum Salary: 66600

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Kinzer, Emilia G

Organization Name: MOF-PC-EST/MOF-PC Estimating

Email: emilia@lanl.gov

Job Title: Discipline Project Estimator 2 (Estimator 2)

Appointment Type: Term Appointment

Req ID: IRC65259