• Cost Manager

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Cost Management/Estimating
  • Overview

    Cumming is a project and cost consultancy firm that delivers creative, customized solutions to a vast portfolio of clients worldwide. Since opening for business nearly two decades ago, Cumming has grown consistently and substantially proven by our ENR Top 25 ranking. We provide a solutions-oriented suite of services that specifically address our clients’ unique challenges, thus enabling them to achieve extraordinary results. Every member of our organization is part of a team; A team that shares a goal to achieve beyond the norm. We strive to work hard for our clients, but also enjoy an excellent work/life balance with numerous opportunities to spend time with co-workers in a relaxed and fun environment.

    If you share our drive for success and our commitment and passion for satisfying our clients, you will find an array of career possibilities here at Cumming. Our firm is currently looking for a Cost Manager to be based in our Los Angeles office. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with one of our themed entertainment clients. This is an excellent opportunity to build your project portfolio within the Themed Entertainment sector. Prior experience working within the Themed Entertainment sector is strongly preferred. Come join our team!



    • 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; 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. 


    • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or closely related field is highly preferred.
    • 5+ years' experience in cost management, with experience in the Themed Entertainment sector or design-based estimating required.
    • Ability to prepare detailed, accurate estimates.
    • Experience with On-Screen Takeoff.
    • Demonstrates good written and oral communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
    • 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.  




    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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