Cumming

Director of Estimating

US-NY-New York
2 weeks ago
Category
Cost Management/Estimating
ID
2017-2771

Overview

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. With over 20 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double digit year to year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are endless!

 

In this role, you will be a member of our highly reputable Cost Management & Estimating team. The cost team delivers solutions to clients in the areas of Conceptual Estimating, Budget Development, Cost Planning, Feasibility Studies, Value Management, Economic Forecasting, Milestone Reports, Pre/Post Contract Auditing, Change Order Review/Reconciliation, BIM 5D Cost Modeling, LEED Cost Analysis, Life Cycle Costing, and more. We encourage you to research us to learn more about our outstanding reputation within this service line.

 

We are currently looking for a Director of Estimating to add to our team in our New York office. This is a leadership opportunity for a motivated pre-construction estimator. This is a very client facing role where you will work closely with clients to continue to develop relationships. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company and market. Watch the video below and become a part of this amazing team!

 

Responsibilities

At Cumming, the Director of Estimating will 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. Below are some of the items you will take on.

  • Develop budget estimates by performing accurate quantity take offs using plans and specifications, or conceptual information.
  • Review, interpret and accurately estimate the scope of assigned work as described in the project documents.
  • Ability to develop pricing and unit rates from first principles including understanding and ability to utilize productivity rates in calculation of labor rates.
  • Solicit and collect subcontractor and vendor bids or quotations.
  • Develop and nurture subcontractor/vendor and client relationships.
  • Prepare subcontractor analysis sheets for assigned scope of work.
  • Evaluate changes and subcontractor change order estimates. Provide expertise in all phases of construction work.
  • Work and collaborate with Team Members throughout the country for specific project sector needs.
  • Manage and lead a number of client accounts providing outstanding consultative services.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management/Engineering, Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Quantitative Surveying, or Architecture is highly preferred. A combination of education and work experience will also be considered in lieu of degree.
  • 8+ years' experience in Estimating and Cost Management is required.
  • Pre-construction/pre-contract estimating experience is required.
  • Experience in the New York area is preferred. 
  • Experience in higher education, healthcare and hospitality strongly preferred. 

What we offer you:

  • Cumming will consider candidates nationally and provide relocation assistance.
  • A comprehensive compensation, bonus, and benefits package rivaling the best in the industry.
  • An opportunity to showcase your talents within an entrepreneurial culture that has achieved success as the highest levels.
  • An opportunity to work with fortune 100 firms and industry leaders, as well as the best and brightest team members in the industry.

 

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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