Sr. Cost Estimator/Part-Time

Location: Knoxville, TN
Date Posted: 03-07-2016
What we do…
Provide professional project delivery to help companies and organizations deliver on time, on budget, every time.  For more than a decade, Management Solutions, LLC (MSLLC) has been working to develop our clients’ organizational and project management capabilities to maximize their profitability, efficiency and processes.  We have strong commercial experience across multiple industries e.g. manufacturing and healthcare as well as a strong government presence supporting clients such as the U.S. Amy Corps of Engineers, DOE-ORNL and ORAU.
Our company has been in a dynamic growth mode for the past four years and is consistently seeking to add outstanding talent to the organization. We anticipate doubling the revenues and number of employees within MSLLC within the next 18 months.
Please take some time to get to know us on our website, LinkedIn and Twitter. We want this decision to be a good one for both you and MSLLC!

What we are looking for…
We are looking for people to bolster our estimating capabilities.  We have various needs and are looking to engage with Estimators that specialize in vertical construction, electrical work, AND/OR site work.  If you are an expert Cost Estimator in one of these areas and are looking to work part-time, as needed, please apply at     

Sr. Cost Estimator...
This role works as a part of a team to develop detailed cost estimates during all phases of a project – in the proposal stage as well as for each scope change throughout the lifecycle.  The Estimator works with the architects and engineers to perform value engineering on their projects. 
  • Estimates labor requirements, required project equipment, supplies, contracted services, costs, prepares cost estimates and monitors expenditures.
  • Prepares estimates for proposed change orders and updates project plans and estimates with new information on change order approval.
  • Required to help identify risk components on projects and help alleviate those risks.
  • Working with Project Controls and/or Project Managers, to accurately forecast costs of proposed projects. 
  • Maintains estimating database and integrates these databases with enterprise project controls tools.
  • Integrates estimates with project schedules to achieve phased timing of costs and resources.
  • 10+ years of experience, preferably working on both commercial and government projects.
  • Must be a Certified Estimating Professional (CEP) or an equal certification.
  • Well versed in various Estimating Software Tools: Success Estimator a plus. 
  • Must be able to visualize in 3 dimensions.
  • An affinity for math and attention to detail is necessary.
  • Must be able to conceptualize the entire design when items are missing from drawings.
  • Experience using RS Means pricing catalogues or other published pricing sources.
  • MCACE experience a plus.
Management Solutions, LLC
2202 Award Winning Way, Suite 201, Knoxville, TN 37932
Phone: 865.963-0400 | Fax: 865.963.0405
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