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Lead Project Cost Estimator

Resource Management Solutions Los Angeles ,CA
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Job Description

 Job Description:

A California-based consulting firm offering a full range of construction services has an immediate opening for a Lead Project Cost Estimator to work on projects with LAUSD.

Position Location: Los Angeles, CA 

Responsibilities:

  • Leads and oversees a team of estimators, including allocating daily assignments
  • Plans and contributes to the planning of construction cost estimates of buildings or other structures from drawings, outlines, and specifications
  • Prepares & reviews cost estimates and forms as well as materials submitted to obtain State and/or federal grants and loans from school aid programs and represents the District on matters pertinent to securing such funds
  • Reviewing construction cost estimates submitted by commissioned architects & engineers for accuracy and completeness and compare them with District estimate
  • Estimates and District estimates for each project and negotiates agreements on preliminary estimates of construction costs
  • Checks segregation of contract costs as estimated by building contractors and recommends acceptance or rejection as a basis for progress payments
  • Establishes and maintains procedures for approval of plans and specifications for building projects and submission of approved projects to public bidding
  • Develops methods for preserving data used in records, charts, and graphs reflecting estimated construction costs compared with actual costs
  • Establishes budgets for school building projects
  • Conducts and participates in seminars and workshops with staff and minority contractors relative to school construction bidding procedures, contracts, and cost estimating
  • Estimates costs of damages to District property caused by fire, natural disaster, and major acts of vandalism

 Qualifications:

  • 15 years full time paid professional experience in the preparation of complete cost estimates for major/complex type I, II, or III, and V building construction as defined by the State building codes, including three years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Vast knowledge and experience in developing conceptual and pre-construction cost estimates for complex school building projects
  • Ability to prepare cost estimates quickly in a fast-paced working environment
  • Knowledge of current local construction labor and material costs
  • Extensive experience in developing and estimating the scope of work for change orders
  • Ability to compare the independent cost estimate with contractor proposal to quickly identify differences
  • Ability to develop scope of work based on RFI/RFC answers and estimates the detailed costs of those scopes of work independent of the contractor proposal
  • Good oral and written communications skills

Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management
Company Description
Resource Management Solutions (RMS) provides niche recruiting and placement services to the Engineering, Construction, Environmental, and Oil & Gas fields throughout North America. With a specific recruiting focus within the Construction, Engineering, and Environmental industry, RMS is able to call on their professional network and link it with the employment needs of the industry. RMS relies heavily on the collaboration of its industry professionals and technical recruiters to build strong relationships that yield the best professional matches in the industry.RMS is proud to be an SDVOSB certified small business, a CPUC certified Minority-Owned Business (MBE), a CUPC certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and a County of Los Angeles Local Business Enterprise (LBE).

Resource Management Solutions

Why Work Here?

Awesome established international multi-disciplinary professional services company!

Resource Management Solutions (RMS) provides niche recruiting and placement services to the Engineering, Construction, Environmental, and Oil & Gas fields throughout North America. With a specific recruiting focus within the Construction, Engineering, and Environmental industry, RMS is able to call on their professional network and link it with the employment needs of the industry. RMS relies heavily on the collaboration of its industry professionals and technical recruiters to build strong relationships that yield the best professional matches in the industry.RMS is proud to be an SDVOSB certified small business, a CPUC certified Minority-Owned Business (MBE), a CUPC certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), and a County of Los Angeles Local Business Enterprise (LBE).

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