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Posted by: RCS Corporation <mvazzana@rcs.jobs> on April 28, 2019 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Post Number: 520007
Posted By: RCS Corporation
Posted On: 2019-04-28 00:04:01
Email Address: mvazzana@rcs.jobs
Subject: [Estimating Manager] ESTIMATING DIRECTOR - Direct Hire - Norfolk, VA (Relo Assistance)
Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: Norfolk
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Reply to Recruiter via Text Msg: 7049405922

RCS has an immediate need for an Estimating Director. This is a full time, direct hire in Norfolk, VA.

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Woman Business Enterprise specializing in the recruitment of professionals throughout the United States. With two corporate offices, over 20 years of experience, and a presence in 30+ states, we are well-positioned to service employers, employees, and candidates across every discipline. Our emphasis is on excellent work ethic, accountability, transparency, effective communication and safety.

Job Description

The Estimating Manager job family is responsible for managing all activities related to estimating the elements of project cost (direct and indirect) including labor (manual and non-manual), materials and permanent equipment, supplies, consumables and expenses, construction equipment rental and operating costs, contingency, escalation, program risk, etc.

Primary Responsibilities

Individual incumbents may be responsible for the management of cross-discipline applications or may concentrate in one or more of the Estimating disciplines including Electrical, Architectural/Civil/Structural, Mechanical, Systems Control, Estimating cornerstone application analysis, etc.

Provides functional and administrative oversight of all estimating activities, including: estimate planning, preliminary project schedule, coordination of estimating activities, equipment and material take-off, costing, vendor and subcontractor quotations, calculating Return on Invest Capital (ROIC) and Internal Rate of Return (IRR), preparation of a basis of estimate, and leading estimate reviews.

Implements estimating policy, procedures, and systems consistent with the company mission and competitive practices.
Ensures that guidelines, policies and procedures are established and implemented for various types of estimates.
Ensures that systems are maintained in a manner that aligns with the established guidelines, policies and procedures.

Analyzes and reviews proposals to ensure potential profitability.

Maintains an adequate level of personnel, with appropriate levels of skills and training, to staff on-going estimating activities.

Remains objective when faced with predetermined client numbers/expectations.

Participates in contract and change order negotiations.

Assists in the coordination and implementation of the estimating process associated with joint ventures, consortiums, teaming arrangements, etc.

Assists in Bid/No Bid decisions.

Assures quality archival of historical data (consistency, current, accurate, and complete).

Level Specific Responsibilities

Evaluates business opportunities and potential profitability.

Possesses knowledge and experience in utilizing commercial strategies. Participates in negotiations when requested and appropriate.

Will serve in a project review capacity as required to assist project teams to achieve project objectives.

Ensures that employee performance issues are documented and addressed.

Willing to assume mentoring and training role.

Works with Group/Project Services management to correctly identify staffing needs.

Structures and leads independent actions to reach a common goal program wide.

Conducts root cause analysis.

Generates comprehensive company level procedures.

Creates, analyzes and critiques global strategic plans.

Responsible for successful cross group, office, or project coordination and cooperation.

Responsible for setting strategic and tactical direction with regard to policy, procedures, systems, work force staffing, budgeting and maintaining technical performance excellence.

Resolve differences between functional policies and practices, and project priorities and philosophies, ensuring that project requirements are consistent with sound estimating techniques and goals.

Responsible for budget preparation and performance plan.
Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction or demonstrated equivalent and related experience.

Entrants to this position possess extensive and diversified experience in the Engineering and Construction Industry with 10+ years of management responsibility.

Familiar with industry requirements and particulars of multiple groups in relation to the Estimating function.

Capable of organizing and managing domestic and international Estimating projects.
Must have experience in the following: Estimating for DOT Transportation (bridges, highways), Waste Water, Civil Engineering

Must have 15 – 20 years Estimating for Heavy Civil Construction

Must have worked on projects that are $100 million or more

Must have experience in these areas




Must have done estimating for these types of projects




Marine projects

Rail and Transit

Opportunities with RCS change daily. For a complete listing of our current openings, please visit our website at www.rcs.jobs.

RCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. RCS provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, veteran or marital status.

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