• Cost Manager / Estimator

    Location US-MD-Bethesda
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/17/2018 1:22 PM)
    Cost Management/Estimating
  • Overview

    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 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. 

    We're currently looking for a Cost Estimator / Manager within our Cost Management team who will be based out of our Bethesda, MD office. In this highly visible role, you will have the opportunity of tremendous upside as our team continues it's exponential, global growth.  


    Cost Estimator’s work closely with all levels of Team Members within the organization to perform cost management and consulting services for a portfolio of clients 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. 


    Technical Deliverables:

    • Drive the company’s Cost Estimation process to get best in class results for all our clients. This will include all types of advice throughout pre-construction.
    • Act as the primary client contact on all assigned projects.
    • Utilize expertise and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    • Demonstrate a high degree of creativity and ability to think outside established norms.
    • Act as a technical champion in all tools and process which the company adopts and chooses to implement into day to day activities.

    Client Management/Business Development:

    • Support the Managing Director in the management of new and existing clients.
    • Develop a network within the local market to help drive the business at a local level.
    • Represent the company at both formal and informal industry events which are deemed essential to the success of the business development strategy.
    • Identify and cease upon opportunities to cross sell the various service lines and geographies that exist within Cumming


    • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management/Engineering, Civil/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or Architecture is highly preferred. A combination of education and work experience will also be considered in lieu of degree.
    • 3 – 5 years of experience in estimating or cost management
    • Advanced skill level in Excel and intermediate knowledge of Windows, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook.
    • Knowledge of On Screen Takeoff and/or Success Estimating Software is a plus.


    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.  







    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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