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Construction VP Chief Estimator - Birmingham, AL : Job Profile

Job Title: Construction VP Chief Estimator - Birmingham, AL
Job Description:

Midsized general contractor in Birmingham, AL seeks VP Chief Estimator to oversee all estimating activities and supervise related staff.

Duties and Responsibilities
Review project opportunities with Preconstruction Manager and provide
imput regarding estimating workload and availability.
Supervise and review all estimating for hard bid and negotiated projects.
Analyze each hard bid project to determine key elements for success
and implement plan to be competitive.
Coordinate all bid day activities.
Supervise and review subcontractor and material vendor bids - coordinate
Vice-president of Preconstruction.
Have a thorough understanding of every project undertaken for pricing.
Have a thorough understanding of all subcontractor and vendor scopes to
insure complete coverage without duplication of scope.
Review department resources, determine training, equipment, and
systems needs and coordinate with Preconstruction Manager.
Participate in Strategic Planning
Participate in preparation of Estimating Department budgeting.
Develop, with Preconstruction Manager, evaluation/compensation program.
Assist Purchasing Manager with evaluation of subcontractor/vendor
Review job costs to develop and maintain historical cost data base.
To provide complete, accurate, reliable cost estimating.
Attention to detail and thoroughness
Effective communication
Ability to understand the key elements of each project.
Company Description:

Hornberger Management Company is a construction recruiter and executive search firm exclusively dedicated to recruiting corporate board members and senior executives for the construction industry. As a construction recruiter, we find construction executives - Board Directors, Chairman, Presidents, CEOs, COOs, CFOs and the senior officers in construction who report to them. In addition, we find outside corporate directors and contract executives for consulting or interim assignments. Focusing on a niche within the unique specialty of the construction industry allows us to exclusively spend our time cultivating relationships with construction executives at the summit of the construction industry. Our focus delivers faster results that more wide-ranging firms simply cannot duplicate. Our construction recruitment services are retained, and focus exclusively on businesses in construction. These include general contractors, specialty contractors (wall, electrical and mechanical contractors), civil, heavy and highway contractors, construction managers, program managers, home builders, design-build firms and engineering contractors (EPC). In addition, we service commercial real estate developers (luxury hotel, resort, gaming, shopping center and office developers), residential real estate developers (condominium, home, apartment and multifamily developers), industrial developers, universities, facility owners, material producers, building products or construction equipment manufacturers who employ senior construction executives. Strategically headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, our practice is international in scope, with affiliate offices in Mexico, Canada, United Kingdom and the Republic of Singapore. Visit us on the web at http://www.hmc.com to view more job openings or to find articles and other resources on job hunting for construction managers.