• Chief Estimator

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Job ID
    Construction Management
  • Overview

    When you join Hines, you will work alongside innovative leaders who set the standards responsible for our reputation as an industry leader today, and you’ll be a part of shaping our future in the years to come.


    As a Chief Estimator with Hines, you will work closely with other team members to acquire, assimilate, and manage costs, schedules, and other pertinent data related to projects from conception through the completion of the preconstruction phase. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


    • Serve as the primary internal point person preparing data for responses to RFP’s and providing budgetary cost data and project schedules for proposals
    • Monitor escalation, construction trends, and market conditions in the Company’s principal markets
    • Press for standardization of all budgets on projects allowing the data to then be inserted into a financial model
    • Be available to participate in thorough reviews of the architectural, construction and engineering budgets associated with each project
    • Be available for travel and conferences, as required, to support the Conceptual Construction team


    Minimum Requirements include:

    • Bachelor's degree in Quantity Surveyor or a similar Construction Management degree with an emphasis on estimating from an accredited institution
    • Fifteen or more years experience as an estimator involved with a major general contractor or cost consulting company
    • Working knowledge of such programs and tools as Microsoft Word, Excel, and OnScreen take-off is required
    • Be a proactive, strategic and critical thinker, a thought leader
    • Must have a style that exudes confidence and respect


    Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 207 cities in 24 countries. Hines has approximately $116.4 billion of assets under management, including $64 billion for which Hines provides fiduciary investment management services, and $52.4 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 109 developments currently underway around the world. Historically, Hines has developed, redeveloped or acquired 1,319 properties, totaling over 431 million square feet. The firm’s current property and asset management portfolio includes 527 properties, representing over 224 million square feet. With extensive experience in investments across the risk spectrum and all property types, and a pioneering commitment to sustainability, Hines is one of the largest and most-respected real estate organizations in the world. Visit www.hines.com for more information.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and support workforce diversity.


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