GC Consultant

Blueprint Hires - Los Angeles, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple cost related client matters which typically involve claims and disputes.
  • Analyze claimant’s “third party” expert reports specifying alleged construction and/or design deficiencies and their proposed recommendations.
  • Compose expert reports detailing cost estimating strategies, response to third party report allegations, and breakdown of cost allocation.
  • Review electronic onscreen takeoff quantities for accuracy and precision.
  • Utilize multiple pricing databases to determine unit costs for repair work.
  • Attend site inspections of projects to document observable conditions.
  • Testify as an expert witness in dispute resolution proceedings, as necessary.
  • Communicate assignment requirements directly with client and team.
  • Lead project team effectively and manage team schedule to ensure deadlines and budget expectations are met.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management preferred, though will consider years of work experience in lieu of degree.
  • Professional credentials and certifications related to cost estimation, GC preferable.
  • 5+ years of work experience in construction estimation, preferably as an estimator, engineer, scheduler, or project manager.
  • Some travel and/or field work (valid driver’s license required).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Confidence to work effectively with all levels of management and clients.
  • Able to meet deadlines, both internally and externally driven.
  • Working knowledge and ability to read and interpret construction drawings, understand construction means and methods and perform cost estimating for varying types residential, commercial, and industrial structures.
  • Aptitude with office applications, project accounting and spreadsheet data.
  • Ability to walk job sites during inspections, sometimes on uneven terrain while carrying construction tools or equipment (up to 30 pounds).


Posted On: Thursday, February 2, 2023



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