Pre-Construction / Estimating Manager

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Overview:
This individual will be responsible for assisting with the pre-construction and estimating of all multi-family, mid-rise, mixed-use and office projects for Northwood Ravin.

Responsibilities:
• Communicate with owner/developers, architects and other consultants
• Communicate with project managers/superintendents and help evaluate the accuracy of estimates
• Communicate with suppliers and subcontractors involved in the budget process
• Obtain proposals from subcontractors/suppliers and qualify their quotes
• Perform and double-check quantity take-offs for all divisions, including concrete, masonry structural steel, wood framing, millwork and trim, windows and doors, finishes, etc. on all projects bid or negotiated
• Ensure all scopes of work in contract documents are covered in the overall estimate
• Prepare various stages of budgets/cost from Conceptual Budgets, Design-Development Budgets, Pricing-Set Budgets, Construction Document Budgets, Permit Budgets to Final Drawing Budgets
• Help negotiate and prequalify all subcontractor and vendor proposals
• Prepare project-specific bid tickets for bid tracking and comparison
• Assist in value engineering
• Review and substantiate current estimates with project managers and superintendents

Skills and qualifications:
• Qualified candidates will have at least 5-7 years of related experience in multi-family construction estimating, construction, or design
• Must be able to support financial and schedule management tools and have a good working knowledge of On-Screen Take-off, BlueBeam or other industry-standard cost estimating software platforms
• Previous experience in estimating for wood-frame and concrete Multi-Family Mid-Rise Projects, Mid-Rise Condominium experience a plus
• A Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management is preferred
• Have a strong understanding of building codes
• Know how to read plans (architectural and engineering)
• Computer literate with working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and Microsoft Project experience and working with Pro-Core is a plus
• Must be persistent, accurate, organized, detail-oriented, flexible, people-oriented, have the ability to consistently meet deadlines and have strong leadership qualities

 

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