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Position Title:
Cost Estimator

Department:
Client

Reports to:
Client

Country/Business Unit:
Philippines

 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare detailed and accurate quotations for Residential & Commercial construction inquiries to company timelines using available cost centers and pricing data
  • Prepare detailed and accurate, labor, equipment, subcontract, construction, estimates and resulting project material lists for the construction manager
  • Accurately interpret all working drawings and structural engineering drawings and reporting any discrepancies/contradictions with internal and external stakeholders further providing relevant feedback to Clients pre-construction
  • Liaise with Construction Manager and Administration to ensure projects estimates are delivered and labor procured according to project requirements resulting in faster construction timelines
  • Maintain and update all construction pricing cost centers and databases
  • Ensure formatting and storage of data is compliant and uniform for import/export to construction software
  • Allocate work to subcontractors with the scope of work/specifications/timelines for quotations pre-construction and post-construction
  • Liaise with the Construction Manager to further streamline – pricing, subcontractor availability, compliance and QA of subcontractors’ and updating scorecards on company databases and software
  • Develop and procure new subcontractors and maintaining database quality to ensure all pre and post-construction dependencies are met
  • Streamline Pricing and Procurements procedures and timelines with suppliers, regularly review existing pricing supply agreements for profitability
  • Develop and review subcontractor scopes of works and inclusions list; Review and analyses subcontractor quotes for the best value and negotiates to obtain the best value outcomes for the company
  • Present cost estimates to meet customer proposals, providing consideration for general and special conditions and project profitability
  • Provide accurate pricing for any design & engineering variations post-construction liaising with accounting and the construction manager for accurate variation invoicing, updating documentation and construction software prior to commencement of any onsite variations
  • Prepare scope of work for all specifications, streamline project schedules, perform quantity take-offs, prepare cost summary sheets to reflect subcontractor cost categories, and input of BOQ into construction software
  • Control and manage the portfolio of tender responses and live projects simultaneously and deliver critical data to meet project deadlines
  • Coordinate and organize meetings with subcontractors and suppliers if required to obtain tender costing
  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders and clients in a timely manner
  • Ensure projects are completed within set budgets and performing cost analysis for all cost escalations with relevant Internal Stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with supply chain and trade subcontractors

Minimum Qualifications:

Required Experience:

  • Previous working experience as a construction estimator for (5) years minimum

Key Competencies:        

  • In-depth knowledge of project management and tendering process/procedures & contracts
  • Pro-active and motivated to maintain complex data cost centers & streamlining cost center accuracy and data compliance
  • Good understanding of data analysis methods and KPIs for stakeholder reporting
  • Familiarity with computer programs Build XACT – Data build – Builder Trend -MS Office
  • Good time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Critical-thinker and proactive problem-solver
  • Passionate about construction workflow structures & project budgeting adherence
  • Strong commercial awareness of balancing company profitability and value for clients
  • Team player with a collaborative and positive working ideology

Additional Details:

  • Location: Boni, Mandaluyong
  • Shift: Day-Shift
  • Salary: 35k to 70k Monthly Salary

Please send your resume to phrecruitment@andersonbpoinc.com

Contact us: (02) 3491 – 7325

Or visit us in one of our Offices:

Ortigas Branch: 11/F Wynsum Corporate Plaza, #22 F. Ortigas Jr. Road Ortigas Center, Pasig City Philippines

Mandaluyong Branch: 20th Flr Robinsons Cybergate 3, Pioneer St., Mandaluyong

BGC Branch: Unit 1504 Ecotower Building, 32nd Street corner 9th Avenue Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City Philippines


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