Senior Estimator

  • Location

    New York, USA

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  • Salary:

    US$150000.00 - US$200000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel Crockett

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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The Senior Estimator will be responsible for accurately estimating the total costs associated with each project. A challenging position that requires sharp attention to detail; the candidate must demonstrate a proven ability to work effectively under pressure, especially when facing tight bid deadlines.

Responsibilities include:
- Initiating and managing complete bid process (CM and GC) including preparation of detailed bid packages, assuring accurate submissions/proposals by all subcontractors
- Preparing estimates with the required level of detail for all design stages including Conceptual, Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documents
- Producing accurate quantity take-offs and estimating costs of materials, labour, and use of equipment required to service all provisions of the contract
- Submitting proposals based on drawings and bid packages
- Providing itemised hard and soft cost breakdowns for client approval at the end of the Schematic Design phase
- Attending client and team meetings to discuss estimates and resolving any issues regarding cost and pricing
- Maintaining client relationships throughout the project life cycle; ensuring complete client satisfaction

- Four-year degree and/or at least three years of relevant experience in Estimating,
- Purchasing, or Quantity Surveying
- Ability to effectively manage several tasks simultaneously
- Strong time management and organisational skills
- Capable of working and meeting tight deadlines
- Demonstrating proficiency in reading commercial construction plans and specifications

Computer Proficiency
- Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
- On-Screen Take Off
- Procore (advantageous)