Mark M.
CalgaryCanada

Senior Estimator / Quantity surveyor

Commercial Manager/ Project Controls lead with over 18 years experience in the construction industry working within Main Civils, Oil & Gas, Water Utilities, Architectural and MEP. Working on projects in Canada and USA with previous roles in the UK and Europe. Skilled in the preparation of construction take-offs, fully costed estimates and contract management, cost forecasting and dispute resolution. Expert knowledge in Mechanical and Electrical scopes. Registered chartered surveyor and Assessor with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) along with a PQS designation with the Canadian institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS). I am also a Gold Seal certified Estimator as well as being a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb) • Significant experience preparing detailed cost estimates and cost studies/plans from feasibility level documentation through to 100% design. • Expert knowledge and understanding of unit costs and the factors that affect Construction cost. • Experienced in the preparation of detailed instructions to bidders, trade specific clarifications and comprehensive bid packages. • Writing and negotiating subcontracts and lump sum bidding projects. * Manage the preparation and presentation of cost / budget information to the Client / Owner. • Co-Ordinate and lead Value Engineering sessions with project and design teams. * Lead the processes for Request for Proposal both raising and responding. • Develop business opportunities with new and existing customers. • Review Construction Contracts and identify key insurance and damages clauses. • Manage and motivate project teams during the pre-construction phase of a project along with the commercial management throughout the construction phase. • Detailed knowledge of Project Scopes within all areas of construction. • Solid & capable understanding of building processes and systems Cost Control/Billings/Collections/Change Management/Monthly Status Reports. Complete understating of cost estimating, budgeting and forecasting • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced excel skills * Also proficient with Project Management, Accounting cost management software: Bluebeam, On Screen Takeoff, Aconex, P6

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Skills

  • Project Management
  • Construction Estimating
  • Bill of Quantity
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Commercial Design
  • Cost Estimate
  • Material Take-Off
  • Cost Control