AECOM Director of Preconstruction and Estimating in Los Angeles, California
Requisition/Vacancy No. 143650BR
Position Title Director of Preconstruction and Estimating
Job Category Construction Management
Business Line Construction Services
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - California
City Los Angeles
Why Choose AECOM? Imagine working for a truly global company whose 45,000 employees share a singular passion: to make the world a better place. We enjoy what we do at AECOM. We bring projects to life in the cities and communities in which we work, and we’re driven by a set of values and a common purpose — to create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Innovation is built into every project we manage and every community we serve. We’ll provide you support in an environment that allows you to grow and succeed. Come share your passion with us.
About the Business Line
Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Provide top quality conceptual estimating and pre-construction services in order to support the strategic growth of the Construction Services business.
Provide high level Business Development and proposal support in conceptual estimating.
Provide estimating and design development through all phases of preconstruction, evaluation of construction alternatives, conceptual estimating, and value engineering for special projects.
Present value engineering and cost savings to clients.Provide pre-construction estimating and analysis of costs for at-risk projects.
Provide estimating and pre-construction feasibility studies and analysis for potential projects.
Provide due diligence reporting of at-risk projects.
Able to travel domestically up to 50% of the time on short notice.
Able to travel internationally on an as-needed basis (less than 10%)
This position is client-facing, and interacts on an ongoing basis with clients (Current and future) and all levels of execs within Construction Services, as well as executivers within partnerships and other AECOM business lines, AECOM Capital Ventures and other JV partnerships.
Very self-sufficient and able to prioritize and delegate to regional and corporate estimating and pre-construction resources in order to provide maximum service to all clients.
Able to act with persuasion and to simultaneously keep ego in check.
Technically savvy in conceptual estimating for a variety of market segments.
Excellent analytical skills and ability to translate same into concise and accurate reports.
Able to quickly grasp the broad picture needs and translate into understandable reports and information for clients and executives.
10+ years of progressive experience in estimating and pre-construction with the emphasis on expertise in conceptual estimating
Relevant engineering or Construction Management degree (BS, or AS with requisite experience)
Intermediate to advanced Excel and Word skills
Intermediate to advanced skills in onscreen take-offs.
Currently residing in CA
High level of energy and ability to get along with all personality types
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.