Construction Costing & Contracts Manager

City: Grimsby , ON, Canada
Title: Construction Costing & Contracts Manager
Category: Management & Professional
Employment Type: Permanent
$ 75,000 - $ 95,000 + Benefits 
Grimsby, ON  - Full Time - Permanent 
Monday - Friday  - 8 AM - 5 PM

Prepare estimates for new acquisitions/developments. Develop preconstruction budgeting “Class D Budgets” for upcoming projects and create construction budgets for active developments and phase renewal.

  • Work with the Sales and Marketing, Design and Construction groups to ensure all needs are discovered and met in the design and build process
  • Prepare Scope of Works for trades and contract in accordance with home specifications to ensure consistency for project execution.
  • Prepare tender documents and facilitate the trade/supplier tender process.
  • Create and maintain a costing database and a trade/supplier database.
  • Compile, analyze, compare, and summarize, trade, supplier tender quotes for completeness and compliance and make recommendations to the Director of Construction to award contract.
  • Prepare project estimates, conduct cost analysis, and complete budget reviews for cost control, cost to complete, and project cost summaries.
  • Responsible to develop and the pre-construction schedule and estimate
  • Responsible to regularly update construction schedule for active projects
  • Responsible for clear communication of needs and requirements to the design-build team, including consultants and engineers
  • Lead the project after sales through design, estimating, and, permitting, and tendering for a complete handover to construction
  • Identify opportunities for improved quality and cost effectiveness on projects.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with trades and internal teams assigned to each project.

  • University degree in Engineering or Construction Management. Quantity Surveyor (QS) designation an asset
  • 5 years’ experience in residential construction with superior construction process knowledge
  • Complete knowledge of CCDC contracts CCDC 5A, CCDC 5B AND CCDC 17.
  • Strong computer skills utilizing MS Office and quantity take off software (i.e., Bluebeam
  • Background knowledge of Procore and Builderlynx will be an asset
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Strong knowledge in project cost controls
  • Must be able to complete detailed material quantity take offs
  • Positive attitude with strong communication skills
  • Multitasking skills
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