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Estimator/Purchasing Manager

  • Location:

    Manhattan, New York

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -112021-75283_1637592047

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Our client is a Construction General Contractor in Westchester specializing in all aspects of residential projects throughout the state. They are looking to add a knowledgeable Estimator/Procurement Manager to further develop the existing department.

The person:

  • 3+ years of experience in related role
  • Strong technical skills in purchasing systems - willing to learn new processes
  • Knowledge of the construction industry and materials needed for projects
  • Highly proficient in industry specific software
  • First class references, strong leadership and communication skills and a can do, team focused proactive mentality.
  • Location that enables commute easy commute to Westchester

The role:

  • Acquire cost-effective materials necessary for project completion
  • Interact with vendors and ensure good rapport
  • Maintain construction procurement schedule
  • Coordinate with Project Managers to ensure project construction schedule is successful
  • Use software to increase efficiency of procurement
  • Prepare take-off & pricing for a variety of ground-up 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.

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