Our client, a top tier global construction company with a focus on infrastructure, rail and bridges is seeking a Vice President of Estimating to join their established team.
This role will focus primarily on building and leading new projects in the Western US including heavy construction, tunnel, transit, bridge and water construction markets. This individual will possess business development, estimating, and project management skills as well as experience and knowledge with construction practices in the Western US region. This individual will be part of a leadership team in the preparation of statements of qualification, proposals, presentations, contracts, Joint Venture Agreements and Design Contracts.
Works closely with the EVP and business development team to pursue potential client/project opportunities
Organizes strategic plan for pursuit of identified projects
Leads the development and production of qualifications, request for proposals and presentation efforts for multiple pursuits
Reviews and assesses market data with EVP and business development team to accurately prepare bids for proposals.
Preparation of bids of upcoming work in the area.
Must have the ability and experience to prepare project schedule from inception
Works closely with management and legal teams to review local and federal regulations to ensure all are covered for proposals.
Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities and groups of people who need to cooperate to achieve maximum efficiency
Pursues, builds and maintains strong relationships in the industry to enable effective communication/ties to the local market.
Actively participates in target client industry trade associations and strategic community and industry activities for lead generation and visibility of the company
Executes additional duties and responsibilities as assigned
Relationships with Joint Venture partners and Design Firms
Contract Negotiations; Joint Venture Agreements, Design Contracts, Owner Contracts
Subcontractor and Vendor relationships and contract negotiations
Engineering and Design of complex construction projects
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in, Engineering or Construction Management is preferred
At least (15) years of experience in project management within a construction or design firm
Local knowledge and experience.
Capacity to organize and manage large labor teams.
Extensive knowledge in the area of cost for labor, materials, etc. to accurately prepare bids.
Ability to review and address technical issues with solutions in a timely manner.
Travel is required as needed
Knowledge and experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, HCSS
Communication - excellent oral presentation and written skills
Goal oriented - able to set goals and achieve them
Interpersonal - able to work well and persuade people at all organization levels
Organizational ability - able to plan, prioritize, organize and monitor activities and projects. Able to work well in a group environment and foster a team approach.