Estimating Manager Job Description

Estimating Manager Job Description

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Estimating manager provides means of continuous improvement of the estimating organization through benchmarking and maintaining affiliations with industry estimating/project controls organizations and local/national chapters.

Estimating Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Draw on best practice from industry in the development and maintenance of HS2 Company standards and resources
Assure estimates are realistic and based on industry standard units, with transparency to drive competitive project performance
Studies and understands the contract documents of each project before, after estimating to determine areas, including provisions of the general or special conditions, that may be ambiguous or present problems or result in unforeseen costs
Estimates and submit timely change proposals to the design agent or owner
Produce construction estimates including detailed documentation of line item construction costs, value-engineering assessments and cost reduction strategies
Provide technical estimating support to store design, architecture & construction
Track all project costs in the construction phase to produce accurate project forecasts
Prepare thorough hind-sighting analysis when all projects complete
Develop, implement, and maintain estimating tools for business partners as needed
Manage outsourced estimating consultants

Estimating Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Estimating Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NABCEP, AIPM, PMI, AACE

Education for Estimating Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the estimating manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, Finance, Construction, Education, Technical, Architecture, Accounting, Management

Skills for Estimating Manager

Desired skills for estimating manager include:

Electrical principles and processes
Industry
Word processing
Local/national building codes and general management
Spreadsheet and email software
Accubid
Applicable local
BIM related software
Federal/national statutes and guidelines
GMP processes

Desired experience for estimating manager includes:

Select appropriate tenders
Prepare a Mechanical tender 'pack' from brief to final draft stage
Manage communications/ relationships with Clients/ Consultants
Co ordinate tender related meetings / site visits
Lead and develop support staff
Implement related continuous improvement initiatives

Estimating Manager Examples

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Estimating Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of estimating manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for estimating manager
  • Provide input, development, analysis for items related to the change management program
  • Serve as a leader and technical expert in estimating
  • Manages cost estimating activities for contract change orders and contract estimates
  • Responsible for deployment of standard practices, procedures and templates that will result in consistent, reproducible, scalable methodology for governance and lifecycle management of projects
  • Motivate and manage staff within the estimating team to ensuring all members of the team understand the importance of their contribution towards achieving the department’s objectives
  • Maintain quality of output, checking estimates produced meet both materials and design requirements
  • In association with I.T
  • In conjunction with the Technical Services Manager produce monthly report on performance of the department, along with individual estimator’s outputs within the department
  • Ensure any customer / branch queries are actioned and resolved appropriately
  • Manage all activities related to proposal estimating for the ADS division
Qualifications for estimating manager
  • Applicant must be familiar with conceptual, hard bid and self-perform estimating
  • Must be detail oriented and technically sound with good communication skills
  • Ability to utilize computers, and experienced with Microsoft Office, On Screen takeoff, Hard Dollar, Timberline and/or MC2, or other estimating software programs
  • Applicant should be interested in professional development and continued education
  • Hard Dollar Estimating Software experience, LEED AP distinction and BIM experience a plus
  • Ability to work on a team work independently with little or no supervision
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Estimating Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an estimating manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for estimating manager
  • Ability to make decisions that impact the organization’s credibility, operations and services and present material outside the immediate work function
  • Manage all activities related to proposal estimating for the SMS division
  • Team player possessing excellent problem solving and organizational skills with the ability to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints
  • Trains estimators and project resources across business units
  • Manages estimating workload and ensure the estimating needs for Chemours businesses are met
  • Maintains relationships with external project controls professionals and organizations
  • Establishes and maintains a standardized list of units, factors and metrics to drive improvements/learnings back into future estimates
  • Monitors pricing trends and continuously updates the global estimating community
  • Influences early Business expectations (scope, cost, schedule, quality, risk and value profile) in order to converge on an optimal project portfolio
  • Develops estimates, or validates, on select projects
Qualifications for estimating manager
  • Understanding of cost/schedule risk analysis as it relates to the risk management program, contingency development and analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of related experience including team leadership experience with major capture programs
  • An understanding of Pricing algorithms
  • Familiarity with the ProPricer and ePrice model and BOE Tool is required
  • The ability to travel 25% of the time is necessary
  • Ability to interpret, analyze and develop commercial requirements in Owner Requests for Proposals (RFP), providing pricing strategies
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Estimating Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an estimating manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for estimating manager
  • Lead, develop, and evaluate a team of building products estimating specialists including quality control compliance on outgoing estimates, training specialists on layout and costing of multiple products, and establishing project priorities
  • Develop process enhancements and coach specialist performance to drive incremental revenue and profits through the bid to order process
  • Drive accuracy and response time improvements through process innovation and implementation
  • Continuously improve estimating processes through analysis of performance metrics and implementation of best practices
  • Complete process audits and analysis at specific intervals to ensure alignment with business objectives
  • Management experience with proven leadership skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to mentor and train assigned staff
  • Develop and manage all activities related to pricing and estimating for the Division
  • Candidate will have skills & expertise for managing assigned staff for planning, organization, writing, editing, & production of a cohesive proposal with appropriate disclosures, explanatory responses, & supporting data to justify adequacy, realism, reasonableness, & audit validation
  • Creates estimated manufacturing hours for each component determined to be manufactured in-house, including non-recurring costs, if applicable
  • Summarizes each component quote cost
Qualifications for estimating manager
  • Passion for preconstruction and estimating
  • Knowledge of estimating practices and procedures, home office construction support functions, such as rigging, quality, turnover and commissioning, and safety
  • Bachelors of Science degree in Construction Management or related field, or equivalent experience
  • A minimum 12 years estimating experience
  • 10 or more year's experience preparing estimates for Department of Energy projects, particularly nuclear material processing and related waste products
  • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, particularly Table 15-2 requirements, Truth In Negotiations Act, and Cost Accounting Standards
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Estimating Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of estimating manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for estimating manager
  • Execute technical duties in a competent and professional manner
  • Responsibility for establishing and implementing all estimating processes required on projects/contracts within Services – PAS EMEA
  • To coordinate estimating function across all Services – PAS EMEA activities, through the provision, supervision and development of personnel and systems
  • Preparation of top down, study and detailed estimates consistent with scope definition and in accordance with the estimating procedures, guidelines, and the Risk Management system
  • Liaison with other functions including procurement, planning and contract administration in the pursuit of effective scheduling and financial management
  • Development, maintenance and implementation of relevant processes, systems and procedures to meet information and reporting requirements
  • Provide information and analysis of all projects/contracts across Services – PAS EMEA portfolio through obtaining project feedback on norms productivity and prices for engineering, materials and construction
  • Provide estimating input in support of proposals and tenders, including the development of risk techniques to assist management commercial assessment
  • She/he will utilize strong proposal development skills, strategy development, solid negotiation background and excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Develop and manage activities related to pricing and estimating for the Division
Qualifications for estimating manager
  • In depth knowledge of estimate impacts on typical Department of Energy projects from quality assurance programs and engineering and construction specifications
  • The role involves engagement with other parts of the HS2 programme
  • Identifies and proactively manages stakeholders and sources of support
  • Have experience of implementing governance structures
  • Lexington, MA
  • Thousand Oaks, CA
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Estimating Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an estimating manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for estimating manager
  • She/he will support the recruitment, development and retention of pricing and estimating personnel required to achieve a high performance staff throughout the sector
  • She/he will develop and manage all activities related to pricing and estimating for the Division
  • Provide recommendations and comments in the bid/no-bid decision with management
  • Responsible for detailed cost estimating and qualification development for proposals, regardless of size or complexity
  • Assist in defining the operations project/contract deliverables to the customer as required by the contract
  • Participate in assigned contract pre-plan meetings
  • Maintain files as back-up for estimate figures
  • Conducts audits to ensure compliance with standards practices & procedures
  • Review Project control & Cost estimating guidelines to ensure support and consistent implementation of standards, policies, procedures and processes across the complete portfolio of projects
  • Evaluates methods to increase the efficiency of the PCE & Cost estimating tools
Qualifications for estimating manager
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the impacts to craft labor productivities on Department of Energy sites
  • Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Vienna, Austria
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Rieti, Italy
  • Covington, GA

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