[Estimating Manager] Estimating Manager
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Currently seeking an Estimating Manager for a full-time, direct hire position in Houma, LA. The ideal candidate will have bachelors degree plus 5 years of related experience a high school diploma/equivalency plus 10 years of related experience.
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF ESTIMATING MANAGER:
To ensure that established estimating policies, procedures and practices are closely followed in order to provide both accurate and competitive pricing on all bid proposals and/or contractual negotiations. To direct, coordinate, and supervise department personnel in their daily assignments and efforts to obtain/win contractual awards at prices that will cover operational cost and also secure work within profit objectives.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF ESTIMATING MANAGER:
Provides technical assistance and advice to estimators regarding their bid proposals and reviews estimates prepared by other estimators
Reviews and analyzes historical cost reports and other data to obtain information relevant to the bidding process
Supervises the preparation of cost estimates and bid proposals for assigned projects, including personnel assigned to the project, and designs estimate summaries for assigned projects
Supervises a complete review, evaluation and quantification of work scope, including the terms and conditions of bid documents; and communicates and coordinates the exchange of data with client/owner and engineer to gain a clear definition and understanding of the project scope
Calculates total resources required for projects, including direct and indirect costs.
Applies appropriate cost values for required resources such as wage rates, equipment rates, productivity, historical experience, waste, valid quotations, time schedule, resources availability and market conditions. In addition, prepares a preliminary project schedule and recommends escalation, contingency allowance, and profit
Obtains and evaluates quotes from vendors and subcontractors and makes recommendations on the selection of vendors and subcontractors. Also, provides assistance to purchasing in preparing purchase orders and subcontract agreements
Submits estimates to management for formal bid review, supervises bid adjustments according to management instruction, and oversees the completion and delivery of the proposal document
Supervises the preparation of detailed cost breakdown using standard work codes when possible, and assists in preparing detailed work schedules upon request
Instructs, trains and develops less experienced estimators and performs other related duties as required
Perform others duties as assigned
JOB REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ESTIMATING MANAGER:
High School Diploma / GED with up to 10 years of construction experience or Bachelors degree with up to 5 years of construction experience.
5-10 years of knowledge and experience with all aspects of estimating software, procedures, and processes
Good work ethic and excellent organizational skills
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, with an emphasis on Word, Excel and Power Point
Ability to manage multiple proposals simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
Ability to work with minimal supervision on most proposals or tasks
Demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to present complex information in an understandable and compelling manner
Occasional travel may be required
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ESTIMATING MANAGER:
Experience in the field of estimating and/or estimating systems management
Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or equivalent related work experience
7+ years of construction estimating support, engineering, field support, or similar experience
5+ years quantity take-off and estimating experience
Interested candidates should send resumes to email@example.com
Sirius Technical Services Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.
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