Projects and controls construction costs by collecting and studying information and controlling construction costs.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements; setting priorities
  • Prepares construction budget by studying home plans; updating specifications; identifying and projecting costs for each elevation
  • Evaluates offers to purchase by costing changes, additions, and site requirements
  • Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price
  • Maintains cost keys and price masters by updating information
  • Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Maintains quality service by following organization standards
  • Maintains continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have strong math and science skills
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of how to read ad comprehend blueprints
  • Knowledge of the complex workings of plumbing, electrical, ventilation, heating and air conditioning systems
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Must have strong computer skills, especially knowledge of spread sheets
  • Knowledge of how to use file transfer programs to send large drawing files to contractors
  • Knowledge of how to use complex project management software and construction scheduling software

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management
  • Knowledge of construction processes and building science
  • Preferred certified Cost Consultant or CCC credentials
  • Experience working in the construction industry
  • Preferred certification through the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering
  • Preferred certification through the Society of Cost Estimating and Analysis

Working Conditions

  • Time is spent in an office environment
  • Time is spent at construction job sites
  • Must be able to travel to locations to meet with clients
  • Must be prepared to wear a hard hat, work boots and goggles at potentially dangerous job sites
  • Must be able to work in high pressure situations facing strict deadlines

Work Schedule

Typical working hours for this position are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. which will require supervision as needed. Hours can also vary by job, location and season, and may require additional hours to complete job tasks.  This position may require occasional nights, weekends and/or holidays, and may also require traveling out of town.

Physical Requirements

Capable of sitting, standing, stooping, bending and twisting. Must be able to lift fifty pounds and have good eyesight and hearing.

A Non-Compete and Confidentiality Agreement are required for this position. Side work of any nature is not permitted and will be grounds for immediate dismissal as detailed in the agreements.

Job Type: Full-time

Reports to: Production Manager

**Complete Construction Contractors, L.L.C. is an equal opportunity employer.