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Senior Cost Estimator Construction

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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated

Raleigh, NC

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Works as part of the Project Management Organization, assisting with the development of ROMs in support of a variety of construction projects for office renovation and computing labs. Provide superior client service and experience. Drive innovation through the ROM process. Meet assigned Service Level Agreement targets.


Review and develop construction cost budgets for office renovation and computing labs

Compare budget costs to benchmark pricing information, analyze quantities and scope items as well as assist in value engineering

Provide support during general contractor and architect sourcing, while also participating in both the general contractor and architect interviews as well as bid leveling process

Develop project unit pricing and labor rates

Enhance overall ROM service delivery by increasing efficiency and improving processes

Support in developing and maintaining customers historical cost benchmark for various project types

Prioritize requests to meet or exceed the customers’ expectations


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Accounting, Business, Architecture, Engineering, or Construction Management

Minimum 3 years of experience in Cost Management

Experience in Construction Management or Real Estate, preferred

Previous experience effectively supervising, training, mentoring, and evaluating several project managers at various levels within the organization/team


Ability to regularly communicate analyzed data to client and team to achieve project goals

Strong working knowledge of architectural drawings, furniture, and space planning concepts

Flexibility with work hours and travel as needed

Highly organized with strong analytical skills

Demonstrated ability to support or lead Business Development initiatives as assigned or requested

Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with the customer’s executives, JLL executives, and cross functional teams members. 

Ability to successfully communicate with architects, contractors, client’s representatives, and team members

Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Project software (i.e., RSMeans, Bluebeam)


JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer

JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce.  JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.  The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.

For employees in the United States, please see a fully copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy at Policies/Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.pdf

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Company Profile
JLL is a financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management. We create value for companies and institutions that invest in and use real estate. Our 48,000 people work across 1,000 locations in 70 countries to serve the global, regional and local needs of corporates, investors and developers. Our integrated services offering is grounded in expertise in all property types, a deep understanding of real estate markets and capital markets, and is coordinated and consistent across geographies.

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