New York, USA
about 1 year ago
Perform the complete cost estimating process of a wide mix of new construction, renovations, hotels, residential and commercial projects in the NY Metropolitan and Tri-state areas. Must have experience in the New York market and must be familiar with estimating programs as well as standard estimating takeoff. Projects range from 10M up to and above 100M in size. The estimator shall manage and estimate each project assigned. They will be responsible for soliciting RFPs, reviewing and leveling bids and analyzing all costs. Required experience must include estimating core/shell, large and complex renovations as well as interiors. Estimator will demonstrate strong leadership, organizational and time management skills, as well as have strong communication and team building skills. Required experience must include estimating core/shell, large and complex renovations; including mechanical, electrical and/or plumbing and commercial interiors construction.
Maintain prospective project bid list.
Prepare bid packages.
Attend on-site pre-bid/proposal conferences and visits as required by clients.
Prepare and track all pre-bid correspondence with the authority/client, vendors and subcontractors.
Prepare and execute detailed cost estimates by analyzing plans and specifications and performing complete quantity take-offs for all trades.
Collect and analyze subcontractor/vendor bids and quotations.
Prepare and maintain current cost data for accurate unit pricing.
Develop and maintain good relationships with subcontractor and vendors
Prepare bid presentations with management.
Perform all phases of budget estimating functions from conceptual design through design development and final budget based on construction document.
Develop and prepare GMP Estimates/Budgets including GMP Qualifications/Bid Exclusions.
Prepare detail cost analysis of scope changes and assist/support Sr. Project Management staff members in field.
5-7 years of proven estimating experience with core/shell, renovations and interior projects. Previous hotel experience a plus.
Bachelor's Degree in engineering, architectural, construction management or related degrees preferred.
Knowledge of non-union subcontractors who have experience building mid to high-rise core/shell buildings a plus.
Ability to work on multiple projects and maintain professionalism when faced with aggressive deadlines.
Must possess strengths in verbal and written communications; ability to adapt communications/presentations and deliver clear and concise reports and analysis to senior management
Requires ability to meet deadlines and work in a structured corporate environment.
Requires the ability to be self-motivated and work independently with minimal supervision.
Proven communication skills with clients, subcontractors, architects, and engineers.
Also requires high degree of ethics and integrity.
Proficient in Prolog, On Screen Take Off or other similar estimating software.
Proficient in Microsoft Office