Construction Project Estimation Manager
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Position Summary: The successful candidate will have 10 or more
years' experience working with the mechanical and electrical
installation of material handling solutions. This candidate needs a
good understanding of how the overall solution is managed from the
initial schedule, planning, mobilization, rentals, supervision, and
materials required to perform the installation. This position is
based in Grand Rapids, MI (however, the right candidate may be able
to work 90% remotely) Job Responsibilities: --- Represent
Installation in all phases of early project planning with
particular focus on cost, technical detail, and schedule. ---
Identify and communicate risk associated with NUD's (New, Unique,
or Difficult) as they pertain to Installation execution. ---
Partner with SD (Solutions Development) to refine tools and
processes used to accurately define project cost. --- Partner with
execution teams (Program Management and Engineering) to drive
alignment and consistency into the process. --- Partner with
Installation teams to identify causes of overruns and opportunities
to mitigate future reoccurrences (conduct project post-mortems and
track overrun causes) --- Maintain a database with all details on
upcoming projects and prepare notes for discussion at ROC (Regional
Operating Committee) and GOC (Global Operating Committee) meetings.
--- Keep Directors and VP informed on all upcoming project cost
reviews. Key Responsibilities: --- Lead the Installation team
responsible for reviewing all project quotes to ensure they align
with team capability and capacity. --- Keep Installation Business
Units (Amazon, Portfolio A, and Portfolio B) fully appraised of
upcoming projects and any concerns regarding the budget, timeline,
location, or technical difficulty. --- Work closely with Solutions
Development, Engineering, and Program Management to drive accuracy
and continuous improvement into the estimating process. --- Track
and ensure team staff attend all technical and pricing reviews and
maintain and share details of finding and agreements
What we offer:
We are here to support you for the entirety of your Dematic career.
From a fast start of learning Dematic's history and foundational
training to succeed in your role to leadership development
programs, technical training and certifications, and Career
Navigator to identify challenging new opportunities, our goal is to
help you grow beyond your borders.
Competitive Compensation and Benefits
Our attractive and market competitive total rewards packages are
designed to reward high performance and to assist in managing your
personal and family needs. Dematic offers robust packages based on
employment status and national requirements.
Dematic is committed to pay transparency. As such, Dematic will not
discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or
applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or
disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or
However, Dematic will still maintain confidentiality of your pay
information. Employees who have access to the compensation
information of other employees or applicants as a part of their
essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees
or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to
compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response
to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an
investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
investigation conducted by Dematic, or (c) consistent with
Dematic's legal duty to furnish information.
As a global company, our employees are exposed to different ideas
and perspectives from around the world. We offer international
assignments for qualified employees and wherever possible, we offer
flexible working hours and modern workspace design.
Learn More Here:
Tasks and Qualifications:
Typically a bachelor's degree and 10 years' experience.
Excellent communication & language skills.
Capacity to analyze as executed data and recommend changes to
Good knowledge of EXCEL, and Maestro (preferred, not required)
Solid technical background in logistics systems, related to
Mechanical and Electrical Installation.
Team Player with strong commitment.
Generally, 10+ years of successfully managing construction
projects, the installation of material handling equipment, or
estimating large/ complex civil engineering projects.
Key Working Relationships:
Primarily internal with the teams/ departments responsible for
preparing project cost.
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