Company: Kaufman Lynn Construction
Location: Delray Beach
Posted on: January 15, 2022
An Estimating Director is a leader that holds a unique seat within
the Preconstruction Department as he/she communicates with both
executive leadership on a consistent basis and is also intimately
involved with the daily innerworkings of their respective
estimating team and projects. Leadership is provided by working
with their team by providing direction and assistance in all
aspects of the preconstruction process. They will coordinate
directly with VP's and SVP's on team assignments, training needs,
and growth planning. The Estimating Director will hold a skillset
beyond technical proficiencies and can accurately conceptually
estimate, manage multiple complex projects at one time, and
effectively delegate and manage their team.
Possess the ability to assemble conceptual and schematic estimates
across many market sectors.
Have knowledge of current market pricing, fringes, wage rates,
S&D, and trends.
Must have strong working relationships with reputable
subcontractors and have a willingness to foster relationships with
new trade partners.
Must be client-facing and comfortable presenting/interviewing to
Understand the metrics involved in valuing buyout with subs and
negotiations with clients.
Posses the ability to effectively communicate complex topics to
owners in a way that they may understand.
Lead constructability reviews and engage Operations and sub
partners early in the precon process.
Create and hold operation milestone meetings during project
Be able to lead multiple deliverable types: CMaR, Design Build,
Public Hard Bid, Private Negotiated Design Assist, Build to
Have the ability to remain detailed and aware of their team's
progress throughout the deliverable process without
Be familiar with contract risk and contract types. (actual,
liquidated, and consequential damages, etc.)
Fairly delegate responsibilities amongst team members and be
accessible to them.
Clearly establish expectations for the team and his/herself.
Can hold their team and themselves accountable and to high
Can develop a healthy working relationship with his/her team and
leadership to ensure the department is continually learning and
taking steps to be the best.
Be willing and eager to help their team with whatever needs to be
done to ensure a successful project for our client, aid the design
team in the development of construction documents that are biddable
and buildable, mitigate our risk, and protect our fee.
Utilize an ITB platform with an ease of use and personal effect for
Ensure that all necessary estimating software is current and
Establish and adhere to the standardized checks and balances set
forth by executive and preconstruction leadership. Moreover, hold
our team accountable to ensure adherence.
Keep an up to date repository of prequalified subs and an update
notification on prequal renewals as needed. Work with internal risk
management and third-party clearinghouse to ensure we fully
understand our risks with new subs.
Be able to work remotely whether at home or on a job site.
LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITES & TRAITS:
Aid in the career development and training of younger associates in
Foster a culture of comradery and non-isolation.
Provide concise, productive, and honest feedback to leadership and
team members in all matters.
Work and lead by example.
Recognize others in precon department for promotion from
Do not be afraid of making a decision or of asking questions.
Look for new ways to be an industry leader through innovation,
partnerships, and problem solving.
Who We Are
Kaufman Lynn Construction is a full-service commercial construction
company with extensive experience in both the public and private
sectors. We are consistently ranked as one of the largest and
fastest-growing general contractors in South Florida.
We are proud of our amazing culture that is focused on employee
engagement. We emphasize accelerated career growth, mentoring and
professional development, highly competitive compensation and
benefits, state-of-the-art construction technology/processes and a
truly fun, family atmosphere. In fact, Kaufman Lynn was recently
named by the Sun-Sentinel as one of the Top Workplaces in South
Florida for the sixth year in a row and one of the Best Companies
to work for in Florida by Florida Trend magazine.
What We Offer
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
HSA & FSA Accounts
401(k) with Company Matching
Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Paid Time Off
Annual and Project Based Bonus Potential
Employee Referral Bonus
What You Can Expect From Us:
Terrific opportunity to make a real impact on our company's
Personal, professional and career growth.
Competitive compensation package, including bonus opportunities and
Company culture based on a truly engaged team of professionals that
are fully supported by an enlightened leadership team
Fast-paced and challenging working climate that makes time for
plenty of fun
NO THIRD PARTY RECRUITERS OR AGENCIES
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