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Construction Lead Estimator / Cost Manager
Faithful Gould is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner's Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful Gould is currently ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise -It's in our DNA
-Leads the development of schematic cost model estimates utilizing historic benchmarking information and industry experience to develop detailed cost estimate forecasting.
-Obtains accurate and up to date pricing information from databases, contractors, suppliers, etc. to utilize in estimates.
-Reviews inputted estimate takeoff information using industry standard onscreen software for specific disciplines to provide checks to assess accuracy.
-Reviews and finalizes estimate unit cost pricing to reflect current market conditions and specific project logistics.
-Reviews historic benchmark cost information and highlights variances.
-Works with architects, engineers, project managers and contractors to develop a clear understanding of project and package scope during preparation of estimates.
-Develops relationships with members of A/E firms and other project team members.
-Prepares cost reconciliation between two or more estimates, and can explain variance cost drivers.
-Airport experience desirable but not essential.
-At least seven years' relevant experience.
-Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities.
-Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
-Skills using industry standard Onscreen Takeoff Software is desirable but not essential
-Knowledge of local construction market in area of operation including pricing conventions and trends is desirable.
-Ability to manage and develop Schematic and Detailed cost model estimates.
-Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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