Senior Healthcare Cost Manager

US-CA-San Diego
3 weeks ago
Cost Management/Estimating


At Cumming Corporation, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest growing Project and Cost Management Consultancies in America. We’re ranked in the ENR Top 40 and voted one of the best companies to work for out of our HQ in San Diego. 


You will provide cost oversight and estimates to a diverse portfolio of clients, including 2 of the 5 largest healthcare providers in the US. We'll look to you as the healthcare expert  and depend on your abilities to continue our outstanding level of service to our clients at all levels of design and construction.


We are searching for a Senior Cost Manager to join our Healthcare team! This senior level person will be a seller/doer and not only support projects we have, but also assist in growing the healthcare cost team! In this highly visible role you will have the opportunity of tremendous upside as our team continues its exponential, global growth. 


At Cumming, Senior Cost Managers work closely with all levels of Team Members within the organization to perform cost management and estimating consulting services for Architects, Engineers, and Developers / Owners. They partner with office and project sector leadership to align Cumming’s services to the needs of clients with the goal of providing industry leading consultation and revenue growth. Our goal is that you achieve immense success and graduate to the level of “Director” where you will oversee a project sector, client base, and/or geographic region. Below are some of the items you will take on.

  • Prepare accurate and detailed construction cost and project cost estimates from conceptual design through final construction document level design with a specialization in healthcare facilities.

  • Research prices on material and labor using published documents, local conditions, market studies, etc.

  • Partner with management team in developing new customers and growing existing customer base.

  • Develop and nurture subcontractor/vendor and client relationships.

  • Assist in development of junior to mid-level Team Members

  • Provide value engineering services, set up work breakdown structure, and prepare task orders

  • Review, estimate, and reconcile change orders, often with Contractor’s or a peer review Estimator

  • Prepare detailed bid analysis and review

  • Depending on need and ability, may be tasked with overseeing a specific base of clients

  • ***Career advancement at Cumming Corporation will be determined by your ability to provide high-level technical expertise as well your talent for interacting well with clients on the phone, via email, and in person resulting in continued and new revenue generating services. 


  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management/Engineering, Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or Architecture is highly preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years' previous experience in estimating and/or cost management. 
  • Estimating and Cost Management experience within the healthcare construction/engineering field is required.


Working at Cumming Corporation is an opportunity to be involved in some of the world's most exciting and prestigious projects with one of the fastest growing firms in our industry. In the past 2 years alone, we've experienced 50% revenue growth and nearly doubled our headcount. We work with marquee clients such as Kaiser Permanente, Facebook, Apple, Disney, Hilton, and many more valued brands. We are highly ranked in ENR (top 30) and Building Design + Construction, made the Inc. 5000 list, and have been named by the San Diego Business Journal as a top place to work. We could go on, but the bottom line is that Cumming Corporation always succeeds and we're looking for amazing people who strive to do the same.


Have more questions? Chat with a Recruiter on our careers website! It takes 5 minutes to apply to this job and we will provide feedback within 5 days.  





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CUMMING is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified Team Members without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.


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