Lead the estimating team in bid submissions for infrastructure projects (up to $2B) taking full responsibility for the estimating process delivering a successful bid. Propose estimating strategy and provide hands-on management of technical and tendering personnel during the bid phase of projects. Provide and in-depth analysis and reporting of estimate and allowances.
• Build up of direct and indirect cost estimate for major projects.
• Prepare lump sum tenders, tender summary sheets and cash flows.
• Review and manage design deliverables from consultants.
• Liaise with and manage subcontractors and suppliers.
• Review subcontracts to ensure compliance with Acciona operational and technical requirements.
• Conceptual estimating/budgeting.
• Provide assessment of estimating accuracy and prepare relevant analyses.
• Prepare estimates from first principles.
• Competence with estimating software package.
• Provide direction and support to operational/technical staff and subcontract partners.
• Manage the operational and technical functions on projects during the bid phase.
• Devise and implement sound operational and technical controls on project bids.
• Design-build project estimates.
• Construction management.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Working knowledge of contract language and legal requirements of contracts. Excellent technical, organizational, managerial and planning skills
• Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills with well developed communication and negotiation skills
• Total familiarity and understanding of related computer applications including spreadsheet and scheduling software.
• The ability to assist in determining bid strategies.
• Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Ability to communicate with all participants involved in the estimating process. Must be a team player.
• Must be able to work well under constant pressure of deadlines and prioritize tasks to meet schedules.
• Creative thinking is required to visualize all related trade items especially for conceptual estimating with a minimum of documentation.
• Must be able to present and describe your work to your supervisors, A/E teams, clients and other personnel from within and outside the company.
• Must have experience estimating a wide variety of projects, including base building, interiors, industrial, commercial, retail and residential high-rise.
• Must be able to assist bid team in transition from estimating to bidding and GMP preparation.
• Ability to prepare quick conceptual budgets at times with only conceptual documents from the A/E team.
• Required to travel within Canada and elsewhere as directed.
• Position is part of an International Corporation working across Canada and positions/individuals are subject to possible relocation within Canada and elsewhere according to Acciona resource requirements.
• 15-20+yrs prior experience and proficiency in conceptual and hard bid estimating, quantity take-offs and familiarization with standard construction details and drawings.
• 4 year Engineering degree or Construction Management degree, Quantity Surveying, Estimating, Engineering or related education.
• Minimum 8 – 12 years experience with major contractor and Estimating Software user.
• Experience in creating a complete bid price using Estimating software.
• Experience in creating preliminary construction schedules.
• Experience in working in multi joint venture environment.
• Experience in working on bids with values in excess of $300m.
• Experience utilizing computerized estimating systems.
• Comfortable working in a disciplined and pressurised environment.
• Previous PPP project experience preferable.
• Knowledge of the local construction market.
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