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Senior Estimator

  • Location:

    New York, United States of America

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$115000.00 - US$165000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -042021-73179_1620227157

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Title: Construction Estimator - New York City

Compensation: Competitive Base + Benefits.

The person

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

  • At least 7+ years of General Contracting estimating experience - specifically in the ground-up residential multi-family sector in the five boroughs of NYC
  • Highly proficient in industry specific software, such as Planswift, On-Screen Takeoff & Excel
  • First class references, strong leadership and communication skills and a can do, team focused proactive mentality.
  • A home location that enables daily attendance to the office in New York City.

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 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.

Our client is a well-established, profitable General Contractor specializing in intricate construction services throughout NYC. They cater primarily to the private sector and have made a name for themselves in the ground-up residential arena in NYC. As they see continued growth, they are looking to add an experienced and dedicated Estimator to assist in bidding and winning projects.

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