Construction Estimator

Long Island City, NY

Posted: 03/19/2020 Employment Type: Full Time Permanent Industry: Construction Job Number: NYC026 Pay Rate: Competitive Branch: New York, NY Division:

Job Description

We have a client who is a large, contractor of concrete repair and maintenance services that partners with designers and other contractors. they are looking for an Estimator to join their team in Long Island City, NY.

As an Estimator, you will be responsible for estimating complex self-performed construction projects that make the nation’s structures stronger and last longer. Projects typically consist of concrete repair, masonry restoration, waterproofing, structural strengthening, etc.

As a successful candidate, you will be also be responsible for:

  • Preparing estimates by calculating various statistical data such as quantity take-offs, material price lists, labor costs per man-hour, equipment costs and applying to complete scope of work
  • Defining and quantifying scope of work and preparing comprehensive conceptual, budgetary, and construction cost estimates for projects
  • Reviewing / researching historical data and compiling summary reports to develop guidelines and precedence for future estimates
  • Maintaining involvement in uncovering sales opportunities with prospective and existing customers

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Job Requirements

Candidates who meet the following criteria may be considered for this exciting position based in the company's large Operations division:

  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Construction Management may be given preference
  • 5-12 years of construction estimating experience, ideally in a related industry involving concrete repair projects
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team to estimate projects of moderate complexity up to $10 Million
  • Prior experience to estimate up to 5 projects directly and up to 5 estimates indirectly as a mentor
  • Ability to evaluate, quantify and capture specification requirements within the estimate
  • Prior experience working with terms & conditions in construction contracts
  • A strong understanding of the greater __REGION_STATE__ construction market, including current market prices and clients (i.e: engineers, architects, property managers and owners)
  • Previous experience maintaining client relationships while performing light business development
  • Demonstrated construction math and computer skills including Microsoft Excel and / or construction estimating software. Must also be able to demonstrate ability to read blue prints
  • Ability to travel 10-20%

The ideal Estimating candidate is an innovative but decisive individual who can work effectively in a highly collaborative, team-based environment; has the ability to set goals and expectations and hold others accountable; can encourage and mentor others; is approachable, empathetic and outgoing; can quickly gain trust and respect; and is able to establish and maintain relationships.

If this is you, send resumes to Only qualified applicants will be contacted. 

Additional Information

The company is proud of its culture that promotes 24/7 safety and quality. The firms offers competitive compensation and benefits including medical and dental insurance, 401(k), paid holidays, vacation, tuition reimbursement, career development and growth opportunities, and a caring work environment.

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