Cumming

Cost Manager

Location US-CA-Aliso Viejo
Posted Date 6 days ago(2/12/2018 4:57 PM)
Category
Cost Management/Estimating
ID
2018-2853

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. With over 25 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 dedicated Cost Manager / Estimator to be based in our Aliso Viejo, CA office! This is a great opportunity to build your project and client portfolios.  

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • ***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. 

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • 1-5 years' of estimating / cost management experience.
  • Ability to interact extremely well with many different client types.
  • Advanced skill level in Excel and intermediate knowledge of Windows, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge of On Screen Takeoff 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.  

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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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