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Construction Estimator - Residential

  • Location:

    Manhattan, New York

  • Sector:

    Construction & Development

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -092022-78125_1664200408

  • Published:


  • Expiry date:


Construction Estimator - Manhattan

Our client is a well-established, profitable General Contractor specializing in residential construction services throughout the 5 boroughs. As they see continued growth, they are looking to add an experienced Estimator to assist in bidding and winning projects.

The role:

  • To leverage field experience, industry knowledge and solid analytical skills to prepare accurate quantity take-offs. Specific tasks include:

  • Prepare take-off & pricing for a variety of residential 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

ONLY candidates that can display the following experience and qualities will be considered:

  • 2-5 years of General Contracting estimating experience

  • Residential experience is preferred

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

  • First class references, strong leadership and communication skills and a can do, team focused proactive mentality.

Competitive Base + Benefits.


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