ESTIMATING SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT

Industry:

Utility (various improvements related to power generation, transmission, and distribution).

Job Description Summary:

Provide estimating subject matter expertise and implement estimating improvements, particularly in the areas of: estimating process, estimating tools, database, and status reporting.

Responsibilities:

Improve estimate management process and reporting tools, including consolidating existing reports and developing new reports, as needed.
Implement changes to the estimating tool to provide data in a more usable format for subsequent use in project schedule and cost management.
Based on existing cost data, update the estimate databases.
Improve coordination of estimates to avoid duplication of estimates, improve ownership, and avoid duplication and overlaps.
Train estimators on revised tools, especially contracted estimators.
Assist with development of standard work instructions to standardize project scoping.
Incorporate cost drivers in estimating tools as a first step towards developing a parametric model.

Required Qualifications:

Knowledgeable of estimating best practices.
Work experience in the utilities industry.
Familiar with process improvement.

Travel Requirements:

Expect travel to be 50 to 75% of the time.
Project location: Cleveland/Akron, OH.

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