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Project Estimator  Mineral, VA  Posted: 5/19/2020
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BHI is currently recruiting for a Project Estimator

Job Description / Project:
Primary duties to include:
  • Developing estimates to support funding requests for multi-million dollar nuclear projects.
  • Initial estimating to ± 50% variance
  • Detailed estimating to ± 10% variance
  • Coordinate walkdowns and meetings with Site Engineering, Construction and Station personnel to obtain information required in the development of estimates.  Gain signature approvals for completed estimates.
  • Work closely with Project Managers and Cost Controls Specialists to support the development of funding requests and forecast updates.
  • Re-evaluate initial estimates with appropriate station departments and update as necessary to support full funding of projects.
  • Work with Corporate Accounting in the determination of project classifications (Capital vs Expense).
  • Perform cost comparisons of completed projects against estimates developed and actuals to ensure estimate falls within variances.
  • Perform other scheduling related duties as assigned.
Ability to develop rapport with a variety of Nuclear Station, Corporate and Fleet personnel to gather information to support estimating tasks.
Ability to tap into industry OE and resources to support estimate development and validation.
Ability to work independently to gather needed information.
Mid to high experience level.
Prefer individual with specific experience in nuclear project estimating.
Ability to have flexibility to maintain an on-site presence at North Anna as well as work remotely depending on COVID-19 guidelines.
Good communications skills (both written and oral).

BHI will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process and during employment necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with BHI Energy, please email providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you.

Job Requirements


Responsible for preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of full estimates on large and complex License Renewal projects as required by client's documents and provide complete conceptual and total bid price.
  • Provide expertise in all phases of projects, including estimates, coordination, pre-construction planning, collaborating with purchasing for materials and supplies procurement, preparing budgets, reviewing schedules, interfacing with construction managers and owners and overseeing project closeout procedures.
  • Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
  • Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
  • Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements. 
  • Develop costs estimates utilizing engineering documents, customer specifications and information related to engineering and procurement of planning. 
  • Develop quantity take-offs, equipment requirements, material costs, tool and fixture requirements, manpower requirements and subcontractor costs according to product manufacture or work involved. 
  • Performs risk analysis to support estimate contingencies. 

BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans.


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