Cost Estimators

This is a PART TIME position. The Cost Estimator will collaborate with our Project Controls Team in the New York City office, primarily, but not exclusively, on major heavy/light rail transit and roadway/bridge projects.  

What You’ll Do:

  • Prepare or review estimates at different levels of completion (Conceptual, Schematic, DD, CD, etc.)
  • Prepare basis of estimate as required in accordance with the program requirements
  • Analyze and identify scope of work from existing conditions, plans, and specifications through all phases of design and construction
  • Prepare and/or review accurate quantity takeoffs, breakdowns and materials pricing
  • Obtain labor rates, taxes and insurance requirements, as needed for estimate development
  • Review designs and specifications for cost-effectiveness and suggest appropriate alternatives 
  • Participate in client and contractor negotiations to resolve contract changes and claims
  • Continually seek to understand customer goals and needs and act with a sense of urgency in meeting customer needs and demonstrating value

We’re Looking For: 

  • Strength of Character
  • A minimum of 15 years of construction experience would be a plus
  • Recent cost estimating experience with: NYSDOT, NYSTA, MTA, PANYNJ
  • Experience in Federal projects and applicable software (i.e. Micro-Computer Aided Cost Estimating System Second Generation (MII) )
  • Strong computer skills with estimating software (knowledge of HCSS Heavybid is a plus)
  • B.S. in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or related
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times

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