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RE Project Cost Estimator

Company: Spectrum
Location: Stamford
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYAssist Charter Communications planning and project management teams in estimating construction and capital projects nationally. Lead cost estimate development, based upon the size and project complexity. Be able to provide high level estimates to establish project feasibilities. Additional administration activities such calling for quotations or building spreadsheets are expected.The candidate will also be expected to assist with the database administration duties to help update and expand our unit pricing database, including updates and new line items. The candidate will be involved in construction design meetings to discuss pricing, offer creative cost-saving solutions, and negotiating final construction contract pricing.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESActively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experienceImplement and evaluate management processes and templates. Compile metrics relating to construction and real estate project success, project attributes, and individual productivity and adherence to defined processesCoordinate and work with internal and external parties to organize the various components needed to initiate, run and conclude minor and major projectsServe as a resource to transactions, planners, project managers and project leaders to educate and assist them with forecasting estimates for budgeting and executionDevelop, evaluate and compile scope of work and cost data for project and construction cost estimatesWork on conceptual estimates: preliminary design/ testfits, 30%, 60%, and 100% design milestonesDemonstrate understanding and ability to interrupt architectural plans and specifications to preparing construction cost estimatesMaintain a database of unit pricing and factor project location and escalation into a cost estimationEstablish a historical benchmarking system. Investigate current services, and material pricingAssist in development of spreadsheet tools or templates. Communicate and suggest new efficient ways to improve the estimating process. Review and evaluate requests for estimatesMonitor and help forecast any cost and material changes and escalations nationallyPerform other duties as requestedREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSRequired Skills/Abilities and KnowledgeAbility to speak, write and understand EnglishAbility to write and communicate an effective basis of estimate to document the scope of work, major assumptions, and excluded itemsAbility to assist with the management of diverse and strategic projectsProficient with Microsoft Office softwareKnowledge of Sage, Bluebean, AutoCad andd PlanGrid is a plusBasic understanding of program and project budgetsConstruction experience and the ability to translate this into construction cost estimatesAbility to read construction and engineer drawingsBasic understanding of implementing project plans, monitoring progress, resource usage and qualityBasic knowledge of project management disciplinesThe candidate shall have the skills for performing quantity takeoff from drawings, either manually or using takeoff softwareKnowledge of all trades, scope, time frames/field execution, typical missed scope/exposuresRequired EducationBachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or related field or equivalent work experienceRequired Related Work Experience and Number of YearsProject Management experience 3+Engineering work experience 3+PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSPreferred Skills/Abilities and KnowledgeWORKING CONDITIONSOffice Environment KGN316 329740-1 329740BR

Keywords: Spectrum, Stamford , RE Project Cost Estimator, Other , Stamford, Connecticut

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