CDM Smith Regional Chief Estimator in Boston, Massachusetts
Manages and administers the estimating functions in assigned region, area or group to include operating budgets, staffing assignments, and work assignments. Implements established estimating policies in in assigned region, area or group to meet overall corporate objectives. Works with project managers to provide administrative and technical assistance in negotiating purchase orders, subcontracts, and change orders during procurement. Supervises the preparation of market cost studies, materials and methods, and recommends appropriate changes to database. Assists region leadership by reviewing project details and provides recommendations, and collaboratively determines strategies, techniques, and resources needed. Provides close coordination and oversight with design discipline leads for cost effectiveness and constructability for proposals. Ensures standardized use of approved estimating systems, maintenance and enhances of the cost database estimating system. Maintains all historical data for estimating man-hours for various types of estimates (i.e. hard bid, design/build, construction management at risk, opinions of probable construction cost, etc.) and bid results by project. Reviews all final estimate and proposal packages to ensure accuracy and completeness for formal quotation and presentation. Contacts subcontractors and suppliers for outsource pricing. Performs additional duties as required.
Regional Chief Estimator
CCI ESS Estimating
High School diploma or equivalent. 10 years of related experience with at least 3 of those years in a supervisory or management capacity. Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands. Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.
Why CDM Smith?:
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Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.
Job Site Location:
Massachusetts - Boston
All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.
Amount of Travel Required:
Visa Sponsorship Available:
No - We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position
Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of how corporate objectives impact estimating, estimating strategies and techniques, and construction contracts. Advanced knowledge of estimating techniques, cost control and material pricing. Reads and comprehends drawings and specifications and identify missing elements during design development. Ability to perform conceptual estimates in multiple trades and review estimates in many trades. Strong ability to estimate many types of projects/contracts. Excellent multi-tasking skills and ability to meet strict deadlines. Strong personal computer and Estimating and On-Screen digitizing software skills. Strong written and verbal communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Proven decision making and problem solving skills.
Background Check and Drug Testing Information:
CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.
All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.
Work Location Options:
Hybrid Work Options may be considered for successful candidate.
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