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Cost EstimatorNationwide Opportunities

Company: O'Connor Construction Management, Inc.
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Please apply to this position if you would like to be added to our database and considered for future positions that may become available. Do not hesitate to tell us about your desired location, desired experience level (Entry Level, Mid-Career, Senior), or anything else that you would consider interesting future. If an opportunity comes up that matches your interests, we will reach out. All entries will remain strictly confidential.OConnor Construction Management, Inc. is a full-service, independent construction management company. The firm was founded in 1982 as a cost consultancy for owners and design professionals. Over the past 38 years we have broadened our scope of services to include every aspect of program, project, and construction management.The successful candidate will demonstrate a broad range of professional cost analysis and cost estimating capabilities on various types of projects.The Cost Estimator may:Provide leadership of various financial analysis, cost analysis, data gathering, and data analytics.Create cost estimates, studies, analyses, and evaluations, at all levels of project development.Analyze drawings, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimate for projects that communicate clients project and strategic goals.Solicit subcontractor and/or vendor quotes, and evaluate them for scope and qualifications.Perform quantity take-off in a manner and level of detail consistent with the project goals.Lead meetings with subcontractors to develop complete scopes and discuss strategy.Perform risk and contract management responsibilities, as required on bids.Review total estimate to ensure accuracy and completeness prior to formal quotation.Monitor comparison of estimated costs to actual costs.Input estimate data into appropriate software.Ensure that a quality product is presented to the client through adherence to the companys QA/QC procedures.Communicate effectively through clear and concise means appropriate to the projects goals (verbal, written, and graphics).Actively research, solicit, and develop sources/vendors for compiling and maintaining accuracy of cost information.Investigate and incorporate project constraints into cost analysis.Review contractor and subcontractor change order estimates.Research and promote continuous improvement in developing more efficient estimating methods.REQUIREMENTS : Bachelors Degree in Construction, Engineering, or Architecture required; or any degree with construction/design-related experience.Minimum of One or more years (1+ years) of successful cost estimating experience for construction/ engineering projects.Already have earned or have the ability to obtain Secret and/or Top Secret Security ClearanceSKILL SETSAbility to understand and accurately interpret construction documents (drawings, specifications, contracts/general conditions) at all levels of designExperience managing, leading, and mentoring a estimating/cost teamDemonstrate excellent team building and teamwork skillsExcellent written and verbal skillsMust be able to interact well with clientsSelf-starter and self-directedAACE or ASPE Cost Certification preferred

Keywords: O'Connor Construction Management, Inc., Oakland , Cost EstimatorNationwide Opportunities, Other , Oakland, California

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