Senior Construction Estimator

  • Job type

  • Location

    Manhattan, New York
  • Profession

  • Industry

  • Pay

    200k - 240k + Bonus and Benefits

Senior Construction Estimator - NYC - General Contractor - Construction Manager

Your New Company

This General Contracting and Construction Management firm in business for over 100 years is looking to expand its New York City Metropolitan area business. They provide expertise to corporate interior and out of the ground projects across the Tri-State area.

Your New Role & Responsibilities

Senior construction estimator is accountable for providing estimating technical expertise required within the scope of pre-construction services to meet design, cost, schedule and safety objectives.

• Coordination with the project team, lead pre-construction cost planning including the development of conceptual, schematic and guaranteed maximum price “GMP” cost estimates. Provide value engineering (VE) analysis as an integral part of establishing project control budgets;

• Organize and manage a centralized cost estimating database and a formal process to support cost estimating to ensure historical data is utilized;

• Review plans and specifications, prepare quantity takeoffs, and solicit bids on assigned projects to deliver professional and accurate cost forecasts. Identify scope gaps and ensure appropriate accounting for such items in overall estimating package;

• Prepare cost related reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends;

• Evaluate all aspects of an estimate including insurance, bonding, and general conditions;

• Manage trade buy-out procedures including bid list creation, scope leveling and contract negotiation. Strong scope writing and bid leveling skills across all trades is required;

• Organize, direct and train junior project team members;

• Ability to prepare and manage pre-construction schedules and preliminary construction schedules a plus.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

• Bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management, engineering or equal;

• Minimum 10+ years direct experience in a development and/or construction management firm. New York City Commercial Interior project experience is preferred;

• Excellent management, leadership and communication skills; and

• Competent with PC-based estimating, scheduling and spreadsheet applications. These include: Procore, Timberline Accounting Software, MS Project, Excel and Word. BIM applications a plus.

What You’ll Get In Return

Competitive salary range of 200k-240k, benefits package (including 100% employer contributions to healthcare coverage), competitive PTO package + 12 paid federal holidays, 401K matching, and guaranteed annual bonuses. The company has a supportive management structure and can offer excellent scope for growth and development. If you are looking to take on greater responsibility, be part a part of major projects and work for a vibrant business with excellent career scope then we would like to hear from you.

What you need to do now

If you’re interested in this role, click “apply now” to forward an up-to-date copy of your resume, or call Daniel Seletsky on the details provided. If this job isn’t quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your next move .

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