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Chief Estimator/Pre-Construction Manager

Company: NorthPoint Search Group
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionChief Estimator/Pre-Construction Manager - Industrial electrical estimating experienceRole and Responsibilities

  • Act as a key leader for estimating, scheduling, and design management, pre-construction, coordination, and delivery of services for various pursuits and construction projects.
  • Has primary responsibility for activities on a variety of projects ranging in size and complexity, including developing preliminary budgets, value engineering, construction schedules, procurement plan, prequalification of subcontractors, detailed take-off and estimating, definition of bid package scopes, the subcontractor/supplier bidding process, evaluation of bids, presentation of detailed estimates of the work, evaluation of alternatives and comparative studies, assists the Project Team in buying-out the project.
  • Develop and ensure adherence to approved processes and procedures of the organization, develop long-term strategies to support the development of estimates for proposals and management of design in support of the project execution.
  • Manage and supervise the work of all estimating support staff (estimators and project managers who estimate). Assigns and coordinates scope of work with estimating staff for each project. Reviews project plans, specifications, estimating scopes and pricing prepared by estimating staff.
  • Develop and maintain business relationships with new and existing customers, in conjunction with Business Development and Branch staff; receive, analyze and evaluate the request for proposals and prioritize them for assignment to estimating. Build effective relationships with customers, design team, subcontractors, suppliers, and other user groups in support of the Company Vision and Strategy.
  • Provide support for the various phases of project activities including development of scopes of work for subcontractors, studies, supporting multi-functional project execution teams on Front End Engineering, Detailed Engineering, Procurement, and Construction.
  • Ensure all staff personnel are adequately trained to perform their assigned tasks/roles, ensure estimators understand and use approved estimating, design management, and project management software in support of proposals and awarded projects.
  • Ensure coordination across all areas within the organization, ensure estimates are accurate and encompass the requirements of the Requests for Proposals (RFPs), perform reviews and analyzes RFPs to ensure all risk items, contracts terms, and conditions are identified, evaluated, reviewed with senior management, and accurately captured in the estimates in order to mitigate risk, analyze cost models during proposal preparation and design development of awarded contracts, ensure estimates include the necessary general conditions to ensure all costs are adequately covered and are not excessive in order to remain competitive.Qualifications and Skills
    • Strong executive presence with an ability to build and manage client relationships, deliver outstanding client service and engage with all stakeholders in a professional manner.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related discipline or has extensive industry related experience.
    • 10+ years of estimating and construction experience on institutional, industrial, manufacturing and heavy industrial construction projects including fixed price, design build and bid/build projects.
    • Previous Project Management experience on large, complex projects.
    • Successful completion of multiple project assignments in a significant role, which must include medium ($10M) and large-sized projects ($30M).
    • Knowledge of Design, Engineering, Procurement, Material Management, Construction and Commissioning, work processes, sequencing, and interfaces.
    • Ability to pay particular attention to detail, good decision-making skills, and the ability to approach and handle problems strategically.
    • Computer and software skills to include the use of estimating software, bid management, online plan rooms, database applications, e-mail, spreadsheets, electronic presentations, and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook).Compensation and Benefits
      • Competitive salary and discretionary bonus
      • Company vehicle, cell phone, and computer will be provided
      • Benefits include Medical/Dental/Vision, 401(k), employee share plan, vacation time, paid holidays
      • Short and Long Term Disability CoveragePowered by JazzHREStciy5SPD

Keywords: NorthPoint Search Group, Smyrna , Chief Estimator/Pre-Construction Manager, Professions , Smyrna, Georgia

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