Full-Time

Senior Cost Consultant/Estimator

Posted on 4/18/2024

MGAC

MGAC

201-500 employees

Consultancy for project, cost, construction management

Consulting

Senior

Washington, DC, USA

Required Skills
Power BI
Market Research
Public Speaking
Requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in cost estimating with a construction focus
  • Degree in a construction related discipline
  • Provide design stage cost planning, cost estimating and value engineering
  • Capable of Architectural and Structural quantity takeoff
  • Ability to build Cost Reports/Estimates for review by others
  • A basic understanding of MEP systems and estimating
  • Strong computer skillset with Excel
  • Estimating experience with vertical construction / buildings
  • Understanding of basic construction estimating metrics
  • Worked on both large and small commercial projects
  • Experience with basic change order requests and processes
  • Understanding of local and national market pricing
  • Familiarity with quantity takeoff software (Cost-X and Bluebeam preferred)
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerBi a bonus
Responsibilities
  • Be a part of client meetings and reconciliation with contractors
  • Advise clients on cost drivers, cost reductions, benchmarks, and current market conditions
  • Eager and looking to grow into a Project Controls role
  • Start working with schedules and the risk management process
  • Have limited experience with BIM/ Revit for quantity takeoffs
  • Develop market research, implement company training initiatives
  • Work with and set up projects with the accounting team
  • Support the proposals process and reply to RFP’s
  • Attend network events and start honing Business Develop skills
  • Chase projects, present to clients and build public speaking skills

MGAC is a global boutique consultancy specializing in project, cost, and construction management, with a focus on bringing clients' building ambitions to life. The company's expertise spans diverse sectors and is supported by a team committed to delivering exceptional service and personal attention to detail.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Washington, District of Columbia

Founded

1996

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

12%

2 year growth

30%
INACTIVE