Construction Cost Estimator

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Date Posted: 08-30-2018
Role Snapshot…
The primary effort of the Construction Cost Estimator will be developing cost estimations for major, mid-size, and minor construction projects from $15 M to less than $1 M in value.  

  1. 5 years' cost estimating experience in all facets of project types (new construction, renovations, for commercial and/or government projects)
  2. WINSCALE and WINEX take-off software experience preferred
  3. SUCCESS estimating software experience preferred
  4. Project Cost Planning Guide (PCPG) estimating software for Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) estimate experience preferred
  5. Working knowledge of the GSA Public Buildings Service Pricing Desk Guide, 4th Edition, April 5, 2010 preferred
  • Develop project estimates that can be Prospectus Leases, new construction that is not a Prospectus Lease (also referred to as a Lease Construct), build-out or “fit-out” of an existing commercial building to house a tenant or tenants, Post Occupancy type of lease, and new construction for a Federally-owned Building, and renovation/modernization of an existing Federally-owned building.
  • Develop benchmark estimates of Shell and Tenant Improvement (TI) cost prior to issuance of the Occupancy Agreement (OA) and the Solicitation For Offers (SFO).
  • Develop estimates of Shell and Tenant Improvement (TI) cost for the Occupancy Agreement (OA).
  • Develop estimates of cost for Building Specialty Amortized Costs (BSAC) and A11.
  • Develop estimates of TI cost at receipt of Offers.
  • Develop estimates for change orders during the construction or ‘fit-out0 stage of the lease.
  • Ensure estimates are in required formats:
    • Detailed 16 Division Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) estimate format.
    • UNIFORMAT estimate format.
    • Simple (typically one or two CSI Divisions) in Microsoft Excel format.
    • Tenant Improvement Cost Summary (TICS) estimate format.
  • Maintain a level of accuracy in estimates of +/- 40% on ROM estimates and +/- 10% on estimates developed from completed design drawings.
  • Participate in the negotiations between the GSA Project Manager and the Offerors and be the main advocate on cost issues representing the Government’s negotiation position.
  • Prepare estimates on change orders during the design and construction phase.
Who we are…
Management Solutions, LLC  (MSLLC) is a national award-winning management consulting firm that specializes in project execution, strategic consulting and change management. MSLLC has three primary divisions: government operations, construction management and healthcare strategies.  MSLLC was also just selected as one of the Top Employers in the Greater Knoxville area.

MSLLC is highly committed to helping our clients manage and mitigate the risks associated with the uncertainties that accompany projects. We focus on providing technical knowledge, enhancing professional standards and developing innovative solutions that increase productivity and add business value for our clients.
MSLLC has offices in Knoxville, Tennessee and Washington, DC., and has performed work across the nation. MSLLC takes a rigorous approach to recruiting talent to our company that balances equal parts technical acumen and cultural fit. Our process ensures that we can provide the right professional, with the proper expertise, to each and every one of our clients.

As experts in the project management space, we believe effective project delivery should be the rule, not the exception. Far from being a one-size-fits-all solutions provider, we provide right-sized project management support, tailored to best fit the needs of our clients. With a results-driven focus, we listen to our clients and work to help them meet their specific project, program and organizational goals.

We began in construction, but today our professionals partner with a broad mix of government, healthcare, construction management and commercial clients across the country with the expertise needed to deliver successful projects from start to finish. 
Management Solutions, LLC
2202 Award Winning Way, Suite 201, Knoxville, TN 37932
Phone: 865.963-0400 | Fax: 865.963.0405
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