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Cost Consultant Minnesota Construction

Company: Michael Page
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

The Cost Consultant is responsible for directing the consulting team in providing estimates for cost consulting, owners reps and construction management. Developing relationships with staff, subcontractors, and Owner's Representatives is paramount to our success.

Client DetailsOur client is a growing Minneapolis based GC. With a growing client base, the team is expanding rapidly and needs leaders to join the organization. The complete projects across the Multifamily, Commercial, and Education markets both on the tenant improvement and ground up side- Due to the business's success and growth they are looking to add to their consulting team.DescriptionCost Consulting:

  • Perform project analysis to gain true understanding of the project being estimated.
  • Gain an understanding of the owner's project goals.
  • Complete detailed quantity take-offs and application of unit pricing to determine project budgets for all scopes contained in the Contract Documents.
  • Prepare cost plans and estimates.
  • Develop WBS and cost breakdowns.
  • Engage subcontractors and material suppliers to assist with pricing activities.
  • Analyze the project scope and identify missing items.
  • Provide analysis and reporting of bid tabulations.
  • Verify developing designs and their compliance to meet legal and quality standards.
  • Submits estimates to the client by the deadline.
  • Attend project meetings with architects, engineers, and the client on a regular basis.
  • Study the construction, real estate markets and direct competitors.
  • Prepare for project interviews by rehearsing and perform advance research.
  • Attend monthly estimating round table meetingsBusiness Development
    • Identify and research market verticals that align with consulting vision.
    • Track and propose on new opportunities nationwide.
    • Create and foster relationships with potentials clients.
    • Attend industry networking events.
    • Actively engage in industry/trade associations.Leadership of Personnel
      • Provide oversight for all assigned personnel's performance.
      • Lead regular status meetings for all active projects. Emulate and enforce company policies and procedures.
      • Provide leadership, knowledge, and mentorship to all direct reports.
      • Maintain regular performance review schedule for all direct reports.
      • Participate in promotion and award decision making process.
      • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of monthly billings
      • Maintain company consulting CRM system
      • Define and oversee the career development path for all junior team members.Profile
        • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction, Architecture or related field. Additional course work in drafting and estimating preferred.
        • Minimum Eight (8) eight years in Cost Consulting/Estimating or similar experience required
        • Experience with ProEst is desired.
        • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, attention to details, and organizational skills.
        • Self-starter with strong multi-tasking and follow-up skills.
        • Good judgment, logic, and ability to learn new things quickly.
        • Strong ability to read, analyze and interpret plans and Specifications.
        • Innate curiosity about construction and the tools of the trade.Job Offer
          • Competitive base salary between $100,000-$140,000, depending on project experience and skills
          • Lucrative bonus structure (Average bonus between $10,000-$20,000)
          • 15 PTO Days
          • 401(k) with 5% company matchMPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Keywords: Michael Page, Lakeville , Cost Consultant Minnesota Construction, Professions , Lakeville, Minnesota

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