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Construction Estimator

Company: Tesla, Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

As an Estimator at Tesla, you will play a pivotal role in our construction projects at Tesla facilities. You will have a deep understanding of cost drivers and facilitate value engineering efforts across functions, supporting Tesla's rapid scaling of manufacturing facilities. What to Expect As an Estimator at Tesla, you will play a pivotal role in our construction projects at Tesla facilities. You will have a deep understanding of cost drivers and facilitate value engineering efforts across functions, supporting Tesla's rapid scaling of manufacturing facilities. What You'll Do

  • Develop and present high-level cost estimates for multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Create detailed cost estimates as designs progress, collaborating with stakeholders on cost drivers and value engineering opportunities across all trades
  • Maintain a proactive approach to ensure all stakeholders are aligned with program goals
  • Define long-term strategies for estimation methodologies, tools, and systems for CAPEX projects
  • Estimate cost impacts related to design changes and construction strategies during project execution, working closely with project teams to forecast costs
  • Assist in preparing cost information for project funding requests to management as well as track and summarize estimate performance in collaboration with Finance
  • Contribute to the development of estimating standards, procedures, and systems, and provide input for future benchmarking and estimating tools What You'll Bring
    • 5+ years of experience in estimation, preferably across all trades
    • Experience in estimating Civil, Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, Piping, and life safety systems
    • Proven experience in value engineering and rapid cost modeling
    • Fundamental knowledge of construction processes; experience in construction management preferred
    • Ability to thrive in a high-performance, cross-functional organization with tight timelines and aggressive goals
    • Experience with change management procedures and ability to prepare cost trend/change estimates
    • Willingness to travel to project locations as needed (up to 50%), sometimes on short notice Compensation and Benefits Benefits
      Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:
      • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
      • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
      • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
      • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
      • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
      • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
      • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
      • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
      • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
      • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
      • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
      • Tesla Babies program
      • Commuter benefits
      • Employee discounts and perks program
        Expected Compensation
        $88,000 - $300,000/annual salary + cash and stock awards + benefits

        Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

        Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.Privacy is a top priority for Tesla. We build it into our products and view it as an essential part of our business. To understand more about the data we collect and process as part of your application, please view our Tesla Talent Privacy Notice
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Keywords: Tesla, Inc., San Jose , Construction Estimator, Professions , San Jose, California

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