About the Job
Position: Cost Manager - Construction
Cost Manager - Construction
PRA (Project Risk Analytics, LLC) is a best in class consulting organization strategically positioned to offer project management, project cost control, risk management and construction cost valuation services for complex construction projects in the Americas. The firm offers a truly innovative approach to managing projects that is tactically defined and detail oriented based on its two core competencies: a risk-based approach to project management and construction costs analytics.
Our Mission: We empower clients with the tools and knowledge they need to take control of project outcomes. Through precise and thoughtful insights, we close the analytics gap to help clients navigate complex design and construction projects of every size.
Our Vision: To elevate project management and cost management, creating a new industry standard for risk-based construction project management.
PRA is seeking to hire cost managers on a full-time basis for our growing New York City office. We are looking for bright, ambitious, self-starters who share our beliefs in the importance of professional growth and talent development.
Ideal candidates are individuals with estimating experience in the New York City construction industry who are interested in pursuing careers as cost managers. We are looking for candidates that have construction-based knowledge who can add measurable value to the project delivery process in an environment rich with intellectual stimulation and loyalty towards clients. Candidates should have the following attributes:
Good understanding of Construction Project Cost and Estimating
Proficiency in utilizing software, especially MS Excel and estimating applications
Ability to understand and communicate information contained in design documents, conceptual sketches, bases of design, etc.
Ability to review change orders and provide concise analysis on the validity of the change
Have a background in interior or core and shell construction
Have a background estimating MEPS/T infrastructure
Understand the industry supply chain down to the subcontractor level
Able to recognize and adapt to change
Able to understand the ?big picture? by seeing the Client?s view
Be an effective leader, communicator, and manage situations under pressure while dealing with multiple issues at the same time
Roles and Responsibilities
The candidate will be working as a member of the PRA team as an Estimator or Cost Manager providing construction estimating and costs analytics throughout the project delivery process.
The candidate will be responsible for the following items:
Deliver estimates based on feasibility, conceptual, schematic, and construction documents
Develop contractor and other consultants? RFP's
Review contractors? proposals and make final recommendations
Support the construction activities by providing cost control, schedule monitoring and attending weekly project meetings
Provide cost bench-marking and cost analysis
Provide project costs management for all soft and hard costs. Track all budgeted, committed and anticipated final costs from inception to close-out
Prepare risk- based project progress reports and be able to concisely present to client
Help to improve processes referring to best practices and adapting to emerging trends and clients changing business environment
Bachelor?s degree in engineering, construction management, or architecture. Graduate degree is a plus
Have minimum full-time work experience of two (2) years working in the construction industry
Demonstrate that he/she has undertaken various roles working with real estate developers, general contractors, construction managers, project management firms, architects/engineers, or owners
Benefits for Full-Time Positions
Competitive compensation with upside for top performers
Full benefits package including health & dental insurance
3-week paid time off (PTO)
401(k) savings plan
Job Type: Full-time
working in the construction industry: 2 years (Preferred)
Waiting period may apply
Only full-time employees eligible
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