Cost Estimator

5 - 7 years experience  •  Construction

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
New York, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17

Hazen and Sawyer, an Environmental Engineering consulting firm, has an immediate opening in New York City for a Senior Cost Estimator. The cost estimator will provide detailed cost estimates on large and small complex projects involving civil, structural, mechanical, HVAC, and electrical work.

The job duties for this position are as follows:
• prepare conceptual and detailed bid estimates and change orders for major public works project
• review and interpret engineering drawings and specifications at various levels of completion to identify and describe work scope and scope changes
• evaluate and communicate risks and opportunities in construction
• provide quantity take-offs
• obtain material pricing from vendors
• facilitate collaboration amongst team members

• Bachelor of Science degree in a relevant Engineering discipline (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical) Construction Management, or related field.
• Knowledge of trade work and understanding of construction logistics
• 5+ years of construction experience
• 2+ years of construction estimating experience
• Good organizational and time management skills
• Excellent communication skills and technical writing skills
• Ability and willingness to mentor and develop junior estimators
• Microsoft office software a must
• Software estimating program (Timberline preferred) is desired
• Ability to work with a team or independently

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