Percentage Job Description

Essential (E)/Marginal (M) Should add up to 100%

5% (E) Manages the cost estimating group in the development of all capital cost estimates for CAHSRA from planning conceptual level to final design and construction cost estimates.

50% (E) Facilitates the development of information used to develop cost estimates with all external stakeholders.

35% (E) Supports the development of the bi-annual Programmatic Business Plan capital cost estimates.

10% (M) Develop policies and procedures for programmatic cost estimating. 


Knowledge of: All design and construction disciplines means and methods used on CAHSRA program and transit infrastructure work in general.

Ability to: Develop appropriate internal and external resources to facilitate the development of accurate cost estimates

in a schedule driven program environment.


·       Must have 10+ years of estimating experience with minimum 5 years in transit work with typical project size over $1B.

·       Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or Construction Science/Management.

·       Professional certification as cost estimator and/or engineer is preferable.

·       Work experience on large programs with proven track record.

·       Experience in database driven estimating software (Timberline, Heavy Bid, Onscreen Takeoff, etc.)

·       Strong work experience with MS office application.

·       Can communicate effectively with different disciplines to obtain scope of work and other information.

·       Ability to read blueprints and generate, quantities, work breakdown structure and scope of work.


Supervision of the Program Estimating Unit consisting of four Estimating Specialists

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