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Cost Estimator – Construction Management
Turner & Townsend     Los Angeles, CA 90006
 Posted 29 days    

**Company Description**

From the inception of a project through to completion and beyond, Turner & Townsend help to deliver the outcomes that matter through transformational programs covering the full spectrum of consultancy, project delivery and post-project operations.

With offices located globally, you're never far away from our services. Working from 118 offices in 50 countries, we make the difference to projects across the real estate (https://www.turnerandtownsend.com/en/expertise/real-estate/) , infrastructure (https://www.turnerandtownsend.com/en/expertise/infrastructure/) and natural resources (https://www.turnerandtownsend.com/en/expertise/natural-resources/) sectors worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

**Job Description**

**Turner & Townsend** is seeking a motivated **Cost Estimator** to work with our Los Angeles team. This is a great opportunity to advance your career with a great team, and work with well-known, prestigious clients on a diverse portfolio of construction projects.

**Responsibilities:**

+ Provide estimate and cost planning to include producing and presenting the final cost plan.

+ Ability to estimate at conceptual, programming and detailed level.

+ Assist on feasibility studies and writing procurement reports.

+ Perform all aspects of procurement, including managing the pre-qualification stage, produce bid list, bid analysis, produce bid report, and compile contractual documents.

+ Participate effectively with post contract cost variances and the change control processes, where applicable refer major changes to line manager.

+ Manage cost checks and carry out valuations on larger projects, and ensure timely and accurate cost checking, and valuation process.

+ Produce monthly post contract cost reports and present to client.

+ Provide input into value engineering; negotiate and approve final accounts.

+ Maintain liaison with client and other consultants at all projects stages.

+ Identify opportunities to develop new business with existing clients and report such opportunities to appropriate line manager, and utilize marketing database.

+ Identify improvements for cost management procedures, templates, and products, and refer ideas to appropriate line manager.

**Qualifications**

+ Good technical experience in all cost management areas; pre-contract, post contract and final account.

+ Demonstrate solid presentation, verbal, written, and communication skills.

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office, AutoCad Navisworks, and/or other related computer software.

+ Good organization skills, ability to multi-task, and be a team player.

+ Development of strong relationships with clients and cross-functional team members.

+ Experienced in variety of methods of procurement and forms of contract.

+ Experience with advising clients on value management, value engineering, and life cycle costing.

**Education/Experience:**

+ Previous experience as a cost estimator of at least 3 – 5 years with vertical construction.

+ SME on Civil / Structural / Architectural cost estimation

+ College degree in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Engineering or a related field with a technical focus.

+ Ability to understand and accurately interpret construction documents (drawings, specifications, contracts/general conditions) at all levels of design.

+ Expert user Bluebeam or CostX or similar industry software.

+ Keen on providing solutions.

+ Solid experience preparing large-scale cost estimates.

+ Proven track record managing large-scale projects at a program level.

**Additional Information**

**The salary range for this full-time role is** **$110K-$140K** **per year. Ranges are determined by role and level and represent a good faith effort to provide a fair and equitable salary. This range is a reflection of base salary only, not of a total compensation package. Please note Turner & Townsend reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range, depending on candidate’s experience and qualifications.**

**_*On-site presence and requirements may change depending on our client's needs._**

_Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change._

_We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance._

_Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community._

_Please find out more about us at www.turnerandtownsend.com/_

_All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines._

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