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Estimator (Multifamily)

  • Location:

    Borough of Queens, New York

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  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

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  • Job ref:

    JN -022021-72585_1614354057

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Our client is a self-performing residential developer expanding its business and opening a new permanent office on Long Island. The firm focuses solely on ground-up multifamily and residential developments. This role offers a strong compensation package and a plethora of career development opportunities.

The Role:

  • Prepare detailed conceptual budgets from pre-construction, concept design, schematic design and design development documents
  • Perform detailed take-offs of all trades
  • Accurately level all subcontractor bids and maintain vendor relationships
  • Interfacing with field team by communicating deliverable and procurement schedules


  • The candidate must demonstrate the ability to work well under pressure, especially when facing deadlines.
  • College educated
  • 4+ years experience in budgeting/estimating multifamily and/or commercial projects.
  • Ground-up mid-rise experience is required.
  • Must be able to efficiently multi-task
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading commercial/residential construction plans and specifications