Global Pre-Construction Estimating Lead

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: May 29, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 113855354
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Key Qualifications

  • 20+ years of retail or commercial construction experience in a global role; industries of preferred experience: hospitality, offices, civic, museum buildings, or luxury retail
  • 15+ years providing conceptual estimating services and/or pre-construction services at a general contractor or construction/cost management firm
  • Experience overseeing direct staff responsible for delivering estimating services as an owner or consultant
  • Expertise in estimating take-off software such as On Screen, Blue Beam or equivalent
  • Experience estimating innovative systems such as facades, glazing, vertical transportation, MEP and premium interior finishes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or similar discipline; post-graduate coursework preferred


Coordinate, manage, and supervise the work of subordinate pre-construction and support staff Responsible for delivery of project estimates across multiple geographic regions; with internal and external staff Provide guidance for project risk analyses for individual projects and across geographic regions Assist Design, Development, and Real Estate with project set-up, evaluate alternate solutions and cost analyses Drive cost model trends by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing cost information from completed projects Liaise with R&D to provide estimating support on active Innovations that have programmatic impact Assess cost effectiveness of alternate products and value engineering ideas at a programmatic level Recommend adjustments to estimating processes and tools based on global oversight Support preparation of Leadership presentations for which Pre-construction Estimating team is involved Manage contracts, purchase orders, and invoicing of external Pre-construction Estimating staff Support training to Development and external Estimating teams on new project estimating tools/templates Leadership essentials: employee’s performance life cycle, developing direct reports and others, talent planning, compensation planning, and other leadership responsibilities Regularly interacts with executives and/or major customers; interactions frequently involve strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills; Influence senior-level leaders regarding matter significance to the organization

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