Senior Construction Cost Estimator / Production Manager
RIB U.S. Cost
Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
Type: Full Time
Salary: $110,000 - $130,000
Certified Cost Professional (CCP)
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: ATL-PM
RIB U.S. COST?is seeking a Senior Construction Cost Estimator to join our Atlanta team as a production manager to provide and manage estimating for large, complex projects ranging from $30M to 2.5B. RIB is a leader in providing estimating services across all verticals within the construction and EPC/M industry. Due the nature of some of our projects, U.S. citizenship is mandatory. Hybrid Work Schedule:The current schedule requires working from the Alpharetta officeTuesday and Wednesday.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Under the guidance of the Vice President, serves as production manager, developing and managing schedules for estimate preparation, review, and delivery and ensures deadlines are met.
Leads a team of estimators who are qualified to perform capital cost estimating.
Adheres to all policies related to the handling of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). Assist estimators and project managers with their task.
Aids with the resolution of difficult and complex estimating problems, reconciliation with the contractor, comparison analysis between estimate submission and response to estimate comments.
Makes staffing assignments and manage/schedule all estimators and project managers workload.
Provides training and guidance to assigned personnel in the preparation, revision, and production of cost estimates.
Reviews work of subordinate personnel for quality, clarity, and application.
Prepares material takeoffs on the most complex projects, drawings, and plans.
Reviews takeoffs provided by others and checks for mathematical and technical accuracy. Perform complete QA/QC on the complete estimate.
Prepares detailed breakdown of components and elements of estimates for systems and subsystems.
Assigns material, equipment, subsystem, and subcontractor costs and labor costs to the estimate takeoff and quantification. Obtains quotes for materials and services from vendors and suppliers.
Perform cost estimate for all types of projects, from concept, SD, DD, CD and also change order estimate.
Participates in client review and presentation meetings as required.
Support the development of energy and sustainability analysis.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
Bachelor’s degree in architecture, engineering, or construction management (or related field).
Certified Cost Professional certification preferred
Have at least 8-12 years of construction cost estimating experience.
Able to perform difficult and complex estimating activities typical to the A/E/C industry is required.
Possess excellent communications skills and a working knowledge of typical estimating software are required.
Be proficient in estimating software and Microsoft 365.
Have a clear understanding, and ability to work with, architectural and engineering drawings and specifications.
Experience with complex building, large infrastructure and/or aviation projects required.
At least three (3) years’ experience with a contractor during the construction phase of a project is strongly desired.
Familiarity with BIM modeling and using BIM models to create estimates.
Exhibit a high degree of professionalism in the production of deliverables and in interactions with fellow employees and clients.
Since inception in 1961, RIB has been the pioneer in construction innovation, exploring and bringing in new technology, new thinking and new working method to enhance construction productivity, and transforming the construction industry into the most advanced and digitalized industry in the 21st century. RIB is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and is owned by Schneider Electric.
As a subsidiary to RIB Software SE, RIB U.S. COST provides exceptional professional services to owners, architects, engineers, and contractors. As a 40-year-old business, our clients know they can trust us to deliver the best service in our areas of specialty.
We offer a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including but not limited to health benefits, 401K matching, ESOP, and paid time off.
RIB U.S. COST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.