Company: Turner Construction Company
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Kansas City, MO 64105 USA
Minimum Years Experience:
If you picture yourself doing great things that make a difference
in the lives of others, Turner is the place to be. Turner
Construction is an industry leading commercial construction general
contractor with a 120-year history spanning iconic projects around
the globe, including 10 of the world's 100 tallest buildings.
For more than 30 years, Turner's Kansas City office has helped
shape our local skyline with projects such as Arrowhead Stadium,
Sporting Park, and University of Kansas Hospital Physicians Medical
Office Building. Kansas City's current working portfolio includes
everything from data centers to elaborate healthcare renovations to
Turner is committed to sustaining a diverse, equitable, and
inclusive environment where everyone feels connected, sees
themselves represented at all levels of the company, and feels
supported to reach their ultimate potential. Turner builds some of
the most ambitious projects in the world. The technical expertise
of our people makes us a recognized leader in many markets. Our
projects are well known. Our people set us apart. We inspire
greatness. Can you picture yourself at Turner? If so, apply and
let's do great things together! Position Description: Prepare
detailed estimates for the project based on the design documents,
narratives, and specifications, focusing on the
Mechanical/Plumbing/Fire Protection/Electrical/Technology/LV System
Reports to: Preconstruction Manager / MEP Manager
Essential Duties & Responsibilities*:
- Specifically relating to the mechanical and electrical
- Communicate estimate and scopes of work to the Turner staff,
architects, engineers, and owners.
- Prepare quantity take-offs, analysis, estimates, and studies
for all Mechanical/Plumbing/Fire
Protection/Electrical/Technology/LV System (MEP) items incorporated
in the assigned scope from conceptual design through completed
construction documents. Preliminary design work may be required to
complete conceptual estimates.
- Analyze existing site conditions and all contract documents
(plans, specifications, etc.) to determine required scope that is
not already indicated.
- May supervise Assistant MEP Estimators, Estimating Assistants
- Develop working relationships with local material suppliers and
equipment vendors in order to solicit accurate and current pricing
of plumbing fixtures, HVAC equipment, piping & sheet metal
material, lighting, distribution equipment, low voltage systems,
and miscellaneous material pricing.
- Develop working relationships with local
Mechanical/Plumbing/Fire Protection/Electrical/Technology/LV System
(MEP) sub-contractors in order to build and maintain a list of
qualified bidders for all projects.
- Perform constructability analysis of project documents.
Communicate design and constructability issues to the project team
in accordance with the project contract.
- Provide first costs analysis and participate in life cycle
analysis with the design team.
- Work together with operations staff and fellow estimators to
ensure that general conditions and general requirements items are
properly addressed in the estimate including, but not limited to,
items such as temporary heating/cooling, electrical, power and
lighting, including estimating of electrical and natural gas
consumption during construction.
- Coordinate equipment pricing with Turner Logistics for
Mechanical/Plumbing/Fire Protection//LV System (MEP)
- Develop a value analysis by defining alternatives to the
Protection/Electrical/Technology/LV (MEP) systems, materials and
equipment that are more cost efficient.
- Act as liaison with engineers, design consultants,
subcontractors, other Turner staff, and owner's representatives to
Protection/Electrical/Technology//LV System (MEP) issues related to
the project preconstruction efforts.
- Prepare and assemble estimates and proposals for different
contract types (lump sum, GMP, Cost Plus, etc.)
- Participate in estimate reviews with the design team and
- Participate in project hand-off to Operations to ensure proper
transfer of knowledge from Preconstruction to Operations.
- Prepare scope requisitions for the bidding/procurement of
Mechanical/Plumbing/Fire Protection/Electrical/Technology//LV (MEP)
systems; coordinating with fellow estimators to eliminate scope
gaps and overlaps.
- Lead the evaluation of subcontractor proposals relative to
their scope of work. Determine scope coverage and manage risk of
- Assist project staff in evaluating large change
- Gather and analyze Mechanical/Plumbing/Fire
Protection/Electrical/Technology//LV System (MEP) bid data for all
projects using Turner system breakdown sheets. Maintain historical
cost database of the data.
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering plus a minimum of
five years related Mechanical/Plumbing/Fire
Protection/Electrical/Technology//LV System (MEP) estimating
experience or an equivalent combination of education, training
and/or experience. Proven written and verbal communication
abilities; proficiency with computer applications, including
Microsoft Office suite. Ability to read, understand and interpret
contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and
project schedule. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions. Performance of the
required duties will require physical ability to occasionally climb
permanent and temporary stairs, climb ladders, negotiate work areas
under construction, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Occasionally requires passenger use of construction personnel
hoists. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability
to adjust focus. Performing this job regularly requires use of
hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit,
talk, hear and stand. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move
up to 50 pounds.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work in
an office or on-site at the construction work site. In the office
environment, the noise is usually quiet to moderate. In the on-site
setting, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical
parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside
weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in this
work environment is usually moderate to very loud.
*May perform other duties as assigned. Where applicable, all
activities will include disabled and veterans' organizations.
Turner is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual
VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Turner is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer -
minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual
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