Amazon Corporate LLC Sr Construction Cost Estimator in Seattle, Washington

Sr Construction Cost Estimator Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 730899 Company: : Amazon.com Services, Inc. Position Category: Operations, IT, & Support Engineering Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionThe Data Center Construction Estimating and Cost Control (CECC) team is part of a larger, highly creative and driven team dedicated to deploying our continuously evolving Amazon data center facilities. As a CECC, you will be responsible for providing cost estimates for conceptual designs and new region expansion projects and develop budgets for new projects in existing regions across a portfolio of fast paced construction projects. Here, success is measured against the possible, not the probable. As a CECC, you will be involved in the full life cycle of construction projects and working with highly motivated experts from design, construction, procurement, finance and legal team to deliver efficient and innovative data centers. You will help drive multimillion dollar projects utilizing Amazon Leadership principles including frugality and insist on the highest standards. At Amazon we leverage unique opportunities presented to us and are diverse, creative, team oriented professionals working on a daily basis to develop data centers that are changing the face of data facilities. Success as a Construction Estimator and Cost Control Lead (US) is measured by: * Developing tools and templates for various levels of estimates and project types including risk assessment * Developing and managing repository for historical data including cost performance metrics in comparison to estimate * Analyzing and providing timely feedback of vendor proposals using AWS benchmark data * Validating large or complex changes with regards to cost impacts * Managing revision control of scope and estimate for new designs and innovations * Developing tools and metrics to quickly and accurately provide multiple geoparity pricing scenarios Basic Qualifications* Bachelor's degree in Construction Cost Management or Quantity Surveying or equivalent and 7 years of experience in construction cost control fields, with specific knowledge of electrical, mechanical and ASC cost elements. Data center experience a plus. * Demonstrated experience building or expanding estimating or cost control programs across a large organization * Demonstrated experience leading and training a team * Ability to interpret contract terms, conditions and exhibits as applicable to project requirements * Windows Power User skill set, proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and estimating software such as CostX Preferred Qualifications* Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. * Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills. * Demonstrated experience developing and justifying budgets, and managing financial performance. * Experience with Data Center or other mission critical construction environments * Ability to create and maintain processes for project documentation * Ability and willingness to think outside of the box to find creative and innovative solutions prior to and during the construction process to reduce costs with no impact on quality and reliability. * Possess excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and be able to maintain high quality standards. -Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role -Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / S