Estimator IV – Senior MEP Estimator (Closed)

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  • Full Time

ESTIMATOR IV – Senior MEP Estimator

Client / Project:                Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) – Program Management Office (PMO)
Salary Range:                     $148.5K to $174.7K annual base salary, depending upon experience
Number of positions: 1


  • Senior level estimator who specializes in Mechanical/Plumbing and Electrical trades to report to
  • PMO Program Controls Manager and Chief Estimator.
  • Plan and participate in the preparation of construction cost estimates of buildings or other structures from drawings, outlines, and specifications.
  • Prepare estimates per design based on scope and building type.
  • Evaluate cost estimating deliverables prepared by consultants for cost containment, accuracy, uniformity and completeness.
  • Prepare fair cost estimates for cost proposals from Contractors for extra work.
  • Perform special studies and prepare reports when contractors’ bids vary from the construction cost estimate.
  • Conduct construction/project site visits gathering relevant information and determine what information to be used to produce project estimates.
  • Evaluate pricing documents, historical and vendor cost data for the development of cost estimates and price recommendations.
  • Evaluate quotes, bids, change orders, value engineering reports, and claims for accuracy and completeness of estimates.
  • Compile and analyze data on all factors that influence costs such as material, labor, equipment and profit.
  • Prepare technical evaluations, cost estimating draft report, memos and letters and present recommendation to management.
  • Perform other related estimating duties as assigned.


  • 10 years minimum recent professional experience in the preparation of complete cost estimates for type I, II, or III, and V building construction as defined by the State building code including two years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Expert in theories, principles, and practices of cost estimating and contract pricing.
  • Expert in JOC (Job Order Contracting) form of contracting
  • Full knowledge of construction methods for buildings and structures.
  • Full knowledge of current local construction labor and material costs.
  • Extensive experience in developing and estimating the scope of work for change orders.
  • Ability to compare cost estimates with contractors’ proposal to quickly identify discrepancies.
  • Ability to develop scope of work based on RFI/RFC answers and estimates the detailed costs of those scopes of work independent of the contractor proposal.
  • BS/BA Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Business or related degree.
  • Additional qualifying experience in excess to the minimum stated above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


  • Expert in usage of eGordian Database for JOC (Job Order Contracting) estimating
  • Knowledge of Prevailing Wage/Union Labor rates
  • Knowledge and use of NECA and MCAA labor productivity
  • Knowledge and use of RSMeans Cost Estimating online system


Deadline to submit resume:
Monday August 15, 2022 @ 9:00am (late submissions cannot be accepted)
Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements: hr@paragon‐
Subject line: LACCD Estimator IV SrMEP

Approximate Processing Time:
Short list post: Week of August 22, 2022
Interviews: Week of August 22, 2022
Number of positions: 1
Anticipated Start: September 2022
Recruitment No.: SAC-360

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