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Cost Estimator

New York, NY

EnTech Engineering, PC is a multi-disciplinary engineering consulting firm based in downtown Manhattan and Iselin, NJ. Our services include construction management and inspection, environmental consulting, civil design and BIM/VDC. EnTech is committed to delivering high quality and innovation through advanced engineering and technology.

EnTech is currently seeking a "Cost Estimator” to join our team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordinate with management and professionals, including designers, consultants, and contractors, to establish detailed construction cost estimates
  • Obtain accurate quotes for materials and systems to prepare accurate cost estimates for all phases of design and construction
  • Supervise the development of quantity surveys and cost evaluations relating to design documents, contract drawings, specifications, or contract changes
  • Review the accuracy of contract estimates prepared by private consultants and advise on implementation feasibility 
  • Maintain knowledge of competitive advantages in the industry to aid the bidding process
  • Resolve cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Gather subcontractor and vendor bids or quotes
  • Develop and maintain subcontractor/vendor and client relationships
  • Prepare subcontractor analysis sheets for the assigned scope of work
  • Perform detailed take-offs
  • Participate in cost negotiations
  • Management oversight of estimators 
  • Monitor construction project budget/timeline 
  • Perform site/project visits, as necessary
Required Qualifications:
  • 5 - 10+ years of related experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field
  • Familiarity with blueprints and the ability to read plans
  • Must be capable of Take-Offs, Quantity Surveys, Full estimates, and Budget Presentation
  • Must be proficient in Excel, along with a strong knowledge of Estimating and Takeoff Software
  • Experience in Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project
  • Experience in RS Means or equivalent, historical productivity and cost data
New York, NY

Estimated Annual Compensation:
$80,000 - $155,000

Qualified applicants will receive equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other legally protected status.

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