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Senior CSA Cost Estimator

  • Job reference: FG-006768
  • Sector: Aviation, Buildings, Construction, Corporate Real Estate
  • Location: New York

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Senior CSA Cost Estimator
Our New York is team is growing! If you want to be a part of a successful global corporation, and have at least ten years estimating experience in Civil-Structural -Architectural construction, preferably in commercial real estate in New York and New Jersey, we would like to connect with you. This is a Full Time internal Faithful+Gould position with robust benefits. We seek career minded individuals who are looking for long-term growth.This role prepares cost estimates, completes pricing and cost benchmarking validations, and provides specialty cost intelligence deliverables. Utilizes industry experience to develop cost estimates reflective of local market and project conditions. This role also is a client facing role that represents Faithful+Gould to prospective clients. Must be able to commute to our NYC office on a daily basis.

About Us
Faithful+Gould is a world leader in project and cost consulting, providing clients with Owner’s Representative expertise and advice throughout the life of their construction projects. We offer varied and interesting projects with a number of high profile clients across key business sectors which include many of the fortune 100 companies and Federal/State/City government agencies. Faithful+Gould is currently ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by ENR (Engineering News Record). Established in 1947 in England and opened the first USA office in 1992. Constructive Expertise -It’s in our DNA

-Analyzes blueprints and other documents and prepares detailed cost estimates.
-Leads the development of conceptual and feasibility cost model estimates utilizing historic benchmarking information and industry experience to develop complete early stage cost estimate forecasting.
-Obtains accurate and up to date pricing information from databases, contractors, suppliers, etc. to utilize in estimates.
-Reviews inputted estimate takeoff information in CATO for specific disciplines to provide check to assess accuracy and suitability for project type and specific project requirements.
-Reviews and finalizes estimate unit cost pricing to reflect current market conditions and specific project logistics.
-Reviews historic benchmark cost information and highlights variances.
-Works with architects and engineers to develop clear understanding of project scope during preparation of estimate.
-Develops relationships with members of A/E firms and project team members.
-Prepares cost reconciliation between two or more estimates and explain variance cost drivers.

-Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field
-At least ten years’ relevant experience.
-Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision-making abilities.
-Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
-Must have strong skills in CATO, and Primavera. Knowledge of typical estimating program functionality and related WBS is preferred.
-Requires knowledge of local construction market in area of operation including pricing conventions and trends.
-Requires ability to prepare conceptual cost model estimates from limited information using local historic cost information.
-Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.

Faithful+Gould offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes:
-Competitive salary
-Broad Employer based benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
-Generous time-off benefits
-401 (k) with employer match
-Flexible work schedules dependent upon approval as a result of assignment demands
-Career development opportunities through our corporate university
-Highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program
-Valuable voluntary options including legal, long term care, pet insurance and car insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer
Faithful+Gould, an ATKINS company, is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability candidates encouraged to apply. 

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