HNTB Estimating Manager in Chicago, Illinois
What We're Looking For
Provides technical leadership in researching and implementing estimating tools and best practices. Understands complex projects requiring additional specialized technical knowledge. Demonstrates expert skills in all areas of cost estimating. Accurately projects the cost of upcoming projects and provides information by developing the cost estimate that builds up the estimated cost of a defined scope of work at any stage of project definition. Responsible for conceptual, definitive, man-hour, and equipment factored total installed cost estimates. Duties may also include preparing economic cost studies, cash flows, and contingency analyses. May serve as a Team Leader.
Primary Focus Will Include:
Managing and supporting the estimating and scheduling team providing program management support on largescale programs
Reviewing and leading the reconciliation of estimates completed by others
Providing estimates in the format required by agencies from whom grant funds are being sought
Preferred Qualifications and Skills:
AACE’s CEP (Certified Estimating Professional) or equivalent designation
Experience preparing cost estimates using a variety of estimating tools, including Excel spreadsheets, Sage Timberline, HCSS HeavyBid, and/or other estimating software
What You'll Need
Creates complex cost models for cost estimating elements. Prepares claims analysis and estimates.
Works on multiple estimating projects as a project leader or project advisor within functional teams.
Develops and maintains Enterprise level estimating processes and procedures for use from project to project.
Provides guidance and oversight of the use of estimating software, including related protocols and standards.
Accumulates, evaluates, and documents historical cost data and construction procedures and methods in order to maintain current estimating standards and databases.
Oversees a database or “warehouse” of estimation data recorded and tracked from each job.
Participates in client presentations as required.
May serve as Lead function to less experienced employees.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or Business
10 years related experience
In lieu of education, 14 years development of cost estimates in facilities construction experience
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Job Type: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Category: Project Controls Group