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Cost Consultant (Estimating/Cost Planning)

  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid Level
  • Banking & Finance
  • Toronto
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AI generated summary

  • You need an engineering or construction management degree, 3+ years in cost estimating, membership in professional organizations, and proficiency in estimating tools.
  • You will manage cost estimates, analyze tenders, engage in value engineering, provide life cycle cost advice, benchmark projects, liaise with clients, and ensure project goals are achieved.

Requirements

  • Engineering / Construction Management Degree and/or Certification or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in cost estimating positions across all project phases
  • Membership in relevant professional organizations is a bonus (CIQS / RICS)
  • Knowledge and proficiency with cost estimating tools

Responsibilities

  • Manage the development of cost estimates for projects from concept through execution
  • Analyse tender returns to ensure the client receives value for money
  • Engage in value engineering discussions to identify the best solution available for the client
  • Provide life cycle cost and sustainability advice
  • Benchmark for validation and target-setting on major projects
  • Taking a lead role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
  • Work in project teams to ensure the clients goals are managed and achieved

FAQs

What qualifications are needed for the Cost Consultant (Estimating/Cost Planning) position at Turner & Townsend in Toronto?

Candidates should have an Engineering/Construction Management Degree and/or Certification or equivalent, a minimum of 3 years experience in cost estimating positions across all project phases, and membership in relevant professional organizations is a bonus (CIQS / RICS). Additionally, knowledge and proficiency with cost estimating tools is required.

What are the main responsibilities of the Estimator at Turner & Townsend in Toronto?

The Estimator will manage the development of cost estimates for projects from concept through execution, analyze tender returns to ensure the client receives value for money, engage in value engineering discussions, provide life cycle cost and sustainability advice, benchmark for validation and target-setting on major projects, take a lead role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, and work in project teams to ensure the clients goals are managed and achieved.

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