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Senior Estimator, Construction

  • Location:

    Poughkeepsie, New York

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$120000.00 - US$160000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -062022-77408_1657140753

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Title: Construction Senior Estimator

Location: Kingston, NY

Competitive Base + Benefits

Our client is a well-established, profitable General Contractor specializing in commercial construction services throughout New York City and the Hudson Valley. As they see continued growth, they are looking to add an experienced and dedicated Senior Estimator to assist in bidding and winning projects in Kingston, NY.

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 commercial and public 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:

  • At least 5+ years of General Contracting estimating experience
  • Commercial experience is a plus
  • 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.