• Cost Manager

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/27/2018 6:57 PM)
    Cost Management/Estimating
  • Overview

    We are currently looking for a Cost Manager to add to our team in one of our new offices in Chicago. This is an excellent opportunity to make an impact on our growth and client base in the Chicago area.  This is a very client facing role where you will work closely with clients to continue to develop relationships and build new relationships. You will be working closely with our Regional Director for the East Coast, and have the opportunity to team with him to continue to build our presence in the Mid West. 


    At Cumming, Cost Manager’s 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 “Senior Cost Manager” where you will take on more responsibility and client interaction.

    • Prepare accurate estimates at schematic and design development level of design
    • Meet deadlines
    • Provide value engineering services
    • Set up work breakdown structure
    • Prepare task orders
    • Deliver estimate in time allotted
    • Participate in business development endeavors
    • Review and estimate change orders
    • Reconcile with GC’s or peer review estimator
    • ***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. 


    • BA/BS degree in construction or related field highly preferred
    • 2+ years' experience in the construction industry
    • Ability to prepare detailed, accurate estimates
    • Experience with On-Screen Takeoff preferred
    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel
    • Demonstrates good written and oral communication and team skills
    • Must be dependable, consistent, diligent, and thorough  


    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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