(USA) Director, Estimating

(USA) Director, Estimating

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Introduction

 At Walmart, we help people save money, so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make and drives us to create the future of retail. We can’t do that without the best talent – talent that is innovative, curious, and driven to create exceptional experiences for our customers.   

This role is part of the Real Estate Construction team and reports to the Senior Director, Construction. This role is based in Bentonville, Arkansas and can anticipate travel <5% of the time.  This Director will lead an estimating team that will grow over the next several months and will be focused on estimating the cost of projects in our Industrial spaces.

What you will do…

  • Provides cost guidance to senior leadership by analyzing construction costs and predicting costs based on construction industry trends and factors
  • Direct cost estimation for new capital facility concepts, investments, initiatives, and industrial asset projects. Create estimating processes, bid reconciliation, and ensure construction bids within budget. Support Real Estate leadership and stakeholders in determining project value
  • Drive company quality and compliance efforts by analyzing root causes of change orders; influencing adherence to quality and compliance initiatives; and identifying training needs for construction management
  • Mitigate cost of construction claims by reviewing scope of work documentation prior to bidding; overseeing the review of change orders and estimates; developing change order policies and procedures; revising contract for clarity, consistency, and best practices; ensuring estimating support in negotiations with general contractors (GCs); and providing recommendations on project design and methods to avoid risk of future claims
  • Direct external consultant oversight by overseeing the bid, project scope, and specifications for work processes; evaluating bid responses; making final consultant selection; providing guidance for quality control; and overseeing workload
  • Develop and implement strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce. Diagnose capability gaps, recruit, select, and develop talent. Support mentorship, workforce development, and succession planning. Leverage the capabilities of new and existing talent.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, or fields and 4 years' experience in architecture, construction management, engineering, or related field OR 7years’ experience in site development, building design, and construction management.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of supervisory experience
  • 5 years experience in construction (industrial) estimation.
  • Ability to clearly articulate concepts and ideas and exude executive presence
  • Strong at prioritizing and coordinating action plans with cross-functional teams, but also comfortable with shifting priorities
  • Strong analytical and deductive reasoning skills coupled with strong communication skills to disseminate information clearly to all audiences of all backgrounds
  • Proven experience in managing stakeholders and conflicting priorities

Benefits & Perks

Beyond a great compensation package, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Who We Are

What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy, and employment opportunity. It's all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas, and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

At Walmart, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet. Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage. Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance. Paid time off benefits include PTO (including sick leave), parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

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You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

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For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

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Live Better U is a Walmart-paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

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Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to a specific plan or program terms.

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For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

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The annual salary range for this position is $110,000.00-$220,000.00

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Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

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Additional compensation for certain positions may also include:

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- Stock

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Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Engineering, or related field and 4 years experience in architecture, construction management, engineering, or related field OR 7 years experience in architecture, construction management, engineering, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Construction, Supervising Associates

Primary Location...

2608 Se J St, BENTONVILLE, AR 72712, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.
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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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