BKD, LLP

  • Construction Estimator

    Job Locations US-IN-Merrillville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/10/2018 12:22 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4774
    Category
    Specialty Tax Services
  • Responsibilities

    BKD’s Cost Segregation Group is currently seeking an entry level construction estimator to join our client service team based out of Merrillville, Indiana.

     

    Cost Segregation is an analysis that generates tax savings by identifying assets imbedded in a building’s construction or acquisition costs which can be written off over shorter periods for tax purposes.   Continued on the job training in construction process, cost segregation and tax law will be provided.

     

    • Analyze construction cost documents
    • Use working knowledge of construction techniques and building materials to estimate building assets using blueprints and/or information obtained during site inspections
    • Estimate construction costs from all trades in multiple industries
    • Work on multiple projects and interface with BKD Partners and staff in other offices
    • Deliver BKD’s commitment to unmatched client service through timely and responsive communication with internal and external clients

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in architectural/construction engineering or construction management required
    • Familiarity with construction cost documents including AIA G702 and G703, Change Orders, Schedule of Values and project specifications (CSI) strongly preferred 
    • Ability to read blueprints and perform estimates from all construction trades in multiple industries preferred 
    • Familiarity with construction cost manuals such as Means and Marshall & Swift
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure to meet internal and client project deadlines without compromising quality


    Experience the BKD difference for yourself.  For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com.  BKD, LLP is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

     

    BKD does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. BKD will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed BKD vendor agreement. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of BKD without having a BKD vendor agreement in place will be considered property of BKD. BKD will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

     

    Overview

    BKD is a place where people build careers, gain new skills and enjoy big firm resources with a small firm approach to teamwork and camaraderie. We focus on providing unmatched client service to everyone we encounter—both in the marketplace and in our offices.  We also offer the support, resources and opportunities you need to further develop your career. We listen to learn, combine innovation with practicality and give back to the communities where we live and work.

    See what we offer new hires in terms of competitive compensation, People First benefits and paid time off.

     

    Take your career to the next level at BKD.

     

    About BKD

    BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,650 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at bkd.com.

     

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