Title: Cost Estimator
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Category: Construction Cost Management
Reporting to: Office Director
We are looking for dynamic individuals to join our team! With 24 offices in North America and the Caribbean in addition to over a hundred global offices and over 3,500 staff worldwide, RLB has a truly global reach while still offering a local presence to its clients almost without exception. We are committed to our core services and pride ourselves on our dedication to customer care and leading edge service provision.
RLB is an award-winning international firm, known for providing property and construction consultancy advice at all stages of the construction cycle. Utilizing its many years of experience and professionally trained employees, RLB continues to firmly establish itself as one of the major players in the construction industry throughout the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Oceania. Our employees are involved in a variety of projects across a range of sectors, from sports arenas and healthcare to higher education and convention centers.
As a privately held company, we hire the best people, give them exceptional training, and provide extensive opportunities for professional growth while working on exciting projects while providing an excellent compensation and benefits package.
Overview of Role
We are currently recruiting a Cost Estimator to join a client-focused team. This is an exciting opportunity for a high-caliber individual to join and strengthen our office.
The Cost Estimator is responsible for all independent construction cost control functions for review of the construction projects change orders including complete estimates, value analysis, schedule of values, comparisons, assisting with feasibility studies, and historical cost reports. This individual is capable of performing cost control functions on multiple projects of varying complexity simultaneously.
Preparation of construction related cost estimates, cost plans, and cost strategies
Change order reviews and valuations of work in progress and bid analyses
Preparation of studies and plans on value engineering, life cycle costing, and sustainable practices
Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents
Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents
Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements
Resolves discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
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