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Construction Estimator - Commercial

  • Location:

    Manhattan, New York

  • Sector:

    Construction & Development

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$125000 - US$150000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032024-81495_1710446412

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  • Expiry date:


Title: Construction Estimator (Commercial)

Location: Manhattan, NY

Salary: $125,000-$150,000 Base Salary + Benefits

The Role:

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

  • Navigate thorough analysis of drawings and specifications by researching selected products from the cost and construction perspective.

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

  • Prepare bid packages.

  • Reach out to subcontractors/vendors to secure proposals.

  • Perform detailed project cost estimate using company estimating software.

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

The Person:

  • 5+ years of Commercial Construction Estimating experience.

  • Highly proficient in industry specific software, such as Bluebeam, On-Screen Takeoff, Procore & Excel.

  • Demonstrated success in managing or potential to manage preconstruction process for projects.

  • Demonstrated competency in the areas: estimating, scheduling, budgeting/cost control, financial reporting, client relationship, interpersonal skills, computer skills, ability to communicate, both written and oral, and organizational skills.

  • Knowledge of various construction trades.

  • Commutable to Manhattan, NY - In office position.

Competitive Base + Benefits + Bonus

The above salary range represents Cobalt's good faith and reasonable estimate of the possible base compensation range at the time of posting and is one part of the total rewards package this client provides to employees.