COST ESTIMATOR (PSO) B - LEVEL B in Chattanooga, TN at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 3/13/2023

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Job Description

JobID: 395551

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an engineering staffing firm and Tier 1 vendor for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and we are seeking a Cost Estimator for a 24-month contract assignment supporting the downtown Chattanooga, TN office. This position offers a target W2 hourly pay rate of $46.70 - $58.38 (according to experience) and time and a half for overtime.

Assignment will allow for a majority of the work to be performed remotely, however it will routinely require working on-site with the Project Management Team at either Chattanooga Fleet Center,  Browns Ferry Nuclear (Athens, AL), Sequoyah Nuclear  (Soddy Daisy, TN) or Watts Bar Nuclear (Spring City, TN).
  • W2 hourly pay rate
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
  • Prepares conceptual, preliminary, and detailed cost estimates involving all components/disciplines with complex construction projects (although expertise may be greater in one or more disciplines).
  • For estimating purposes, determines a logical sequence of construction activities; construction equipment required; support activities needed; impact of site-specific productivity factors; overheads; quantities, cost of materials, and manpower required.
  • Prepares basic schedules for cash flows and resource leveling.
  • Researches current construction industry methods, estimating techniques, and innovations that can improve the accuracy, efficiency, and credibility of cost estimates and other total cost management activities.
  • Monitors and evaluates estimate accuracy and adjusts methods/data to achieve maximum desired results.
  • Participates in project walk-downs, suggests productivity improvements, performs value engineering analysis, and incorporates lessons learned from previous projects into cost estimates.
  • Critically reviews estimates prepared by others, identifying opportunities for improvement to the responsible engineer or project team.
  • May be responsible for developing/revising estimating or other data management tools & methods; implementing/maintaining system improvements; & creating/managing links to other sources.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field, or equivalent education, training & experience.
  • Several years of experience working with conceptual, preliminary, and detailed cost estimates.
  • Experience in a construction, engineering or generating plant environment desirable.
  • Certification by AACE (Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering) as a Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) or Certified Cost Consultant (CCC) is desired as evidence of proficiency.

Johnson Service Group, Inc. (JSG) is a North American leader in the staffing and consulting services industry, with over 35 years of experience investing in people and companies.

•* Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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