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Construction Estimator

  • Location:

    Fort Lee, New Jersey

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  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$90000.00 - US$130000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

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  • Job ref:

    JN -092022-78056_1663250321

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Title: Estimator

Location: Fort Lee, NJ

Competitive base + bonus + benefits

Our client is a national leader in pre-construction, general construction and construction management services. Specializing in multi- faceted projects for public agencies in New York and New Jersey, their extensive portfolio consists heavy construction projects ranging from $20M to $150M. They are seeking a talented Estimator to help them with a variety or professional estimating duties relayed to developing estimates and procuring work at their office in Fort Lee NJ.

The Role:

  • Prepare take-off & pricing for a variety of municipal construction opportunities, by reviewing, interpreting, and accurately estimating scope of work as outlined in project documents.

  • Pilot thorough analysis of drawings and specifications by researching selected products from a cost and constructability perspective.

  • Attend Pre-bid meetings where value engineering options and costs, as well as estimating productions and scheduling are provided and presented.

  • Perform detailed project cost estimate using company estimating software.

  • Compose and oversee all aspects of estimating including; pre-construction, hard bids, negotiated bids, budgets, value engineering, subcontractor bidding and general conditions.

  • Work collaboratively with owner and Project Managers to ensure flawless project delivery.

The Person:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related field preferred.

  • Minimum 1-2 years' experience estimating and 5 years of experience in the construction industry.

  • Relevant project experience in either civil, commercial or public.

  • Experience with estimating software.

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.