• Cost Manager

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Cost Management/Estimating
  • 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 20 - 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!


    We're searching for a Cost Manager to join our growing cost team in our Seattle, WA office. In this role, you will be a member of our highly reputable Cost Management & Estimating team. You will provide cost oversight and estimates to a diverse portfolio of clients, and we’ll depend on your abilities to continue our outstanding level of service to our clients at all levels of design and construction.


    • 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.
    • Provide value engineering services.
    • Set up work breakdown structure.
    • Prepare task orders.
    • Deliver estimate in time allotted.
    • Participate in business development endeavors.
    • Evaluate changes and subcontractor change order estimates.
    • Reconcile with GC’s or peer review estimator.


    • BA/BS degree in Construction Management or related field highly preferred
    • 2+ years' experience in cost management and/or estimating within the construction industry
    • Ability to prepare detailed, accurate estimates
    • Experience with On-Screen Takeoff preferred
    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel
    • Must have a general understanding of all building systems
    • Demonstrates good written and oral communication and team skills
    • Must be dependable, consistent, diligent, and thorough; must take pride in your work 


    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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