Los Alamos National Laboratory Project Estimator 3 (Estimator 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do_

There is nothing ordinary about the work being done at LANL. The Estimating division invites you to join our team working on all capital projects across the laboratory. The Estimator 3 will support the lifecycle of engineering and construction projects. At this level, the estimator is responsible for preparing cost/schedule products for proposals or contract negotiations. The successful candidate provides input on the level of effort required (cost/job hours) through coordination with the various functions and/or vendors and consolidates input for costing. You will prepare feasibility and life cycle cost estimates to support design evolution as well as perform and review methodology for quantity takeoffs form design drawings for multidiscipline sections customizing to reflect best effort.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of EPC estimating methods, processes and procedures, with estimating types, classifications and components.

  • Experience in Lump Sum Design Build estimates.

  • Demonstrated applied analytical and quantitative skills.

  • Extensive experience in detail level estimates and design packages.

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

  • Experience performing quantity takeoffs, statistical analysis and cost price analysis.

  • Must be familiar with engineering and construction codes and standards.

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 working on projects valued up to $10M.

  • Experience with WinEst or other relational database software and integration with scheduling and performance measurement systems.

  • Experience with RS Means.

Education: Position requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of eight 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.

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 beautiful Northern New Mexico (Santa Fe area), home of outdoor and cultural activities, 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: 131000

Minimum Salary: 80100

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Kinzer, Emilia G

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

Email: emilia@lanl.gov

Job Title: Project Estimator 3 (Estimator 3)

Appointment Type: Term Appointment

Req ID: IRC69048