ITAC Solutions

Preconstruction Estimating Director -

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Our founders started ITAC Solutions with one clear mission: provide exceptional recruiting solutions

Job Description

Preconstruction Estimating Director

Posted: Wednesday, 12/13/2023
We are searching for a Preconstruction Estimating Director in the Huntsville, AL area who will play a pivotal role in the initial planning and preparatory phases of construction projects. Your primary responsibility will be to oversee all aspects of the estimating process and related personnel within the organization. Collaborating closely with the operations management team and key stakeholders, you will gather and analyze critical project data, develop accurate cost estimates, and ensure a seamless transition from project planning to execution. Your meticulous attention to detail, strong analytical capabilities, and effective teamwork will be indispensable in achieving project success.

Compensation: $92,000+ DOE

What you’ll be doing (duties of this position):
  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis to identify project requirements, potential risks, and opportunities for cost optimization.
  • Collaborate with business development, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to compile project information and specifications.
  • Prepare precise and comprehensive cost estimates, accounting for materials, labor, equipment, and subcontractor services.
  • Utilize industry-standard software and tools to create detailed project budgets and timelines.
  • Assist in the preparation of bid proposals and participate in the subcontractor and supplier procurement process.
  • Evaluate and compare vendor bids to ensure competitiveness and alignment with project requirements.
  • Continuously update and maintain the cost database with current market prices and industry trends.
  • Work with the design team to offer value engineering suggestions that enhance efficiency without compromising quality or functionality.
  • Develop and deliver preconstruction reports to senior management, outlining key findings and recommendations.
  • Monitor changes in project scope and adjust cost estimates accordingly.
  • Oversee all estimating positions and delegate assignments as needed.

What you’ll need to be considered (requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in preconstruction, estimating, or similar roles within the construction industry.
  • Proficiency in construction estimation software and tools (e.g., Procore, Sage Timberline, Plan Swift, Autodesk Quantity Takeoff, etc.).
  • Strong analytical skills and an acute attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities to facilitate effective collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Capability to manage multiple projects concurrently and meet tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge of construction regulations, codes, and industry best practices.
  • Familiarity with value engineering principles and techniques is advantageous.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other productivity tools.


ITAC Solutions At A Glance

Our founders started ITAC Solutions with one clear mission: provide exceptional recruiting solutions built on long-lasting relationships. Too often, recruiting and staffing firms exist just to make a placement and collect their fee. But not us. Uniting our teams of recruiters across all practice areas and regions is a passion for value-driven relationships, a competitive drive to provide unmatched results, a desire to do right by our clients and candidates, and the commitment to do it all with a helping heart. You deserve a recruiting partner who is willing to put their heart, expertise, and more than a little bit of elbow grease into each and every search. That’s what we’re here to do.
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