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Senior Estimator

  • Job reference: FG-004560
  • Sector: Construction, Rail, Roads & Bridges, Transportation
  • Location: New York

Senior Estimator

Our Team is team is growing! If you want to be a part of a successful global corporation, and have at least seven years’ experience in AEC (Architectural, Engineering, Construction) Estimating we would like to connect with you.

This role prepares cost estimates for various estimate disciplines. 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.

The role is based at our Premiere Transportation Client site in Jersey City.

About Us
Faithful+Gould is a world leading integrated project and program management consultancy. We build long-term partnerships with our clients because we are trusted to deliver. Through intellect, innovation, positive thinking and problem solving, we protect and maximize our clients’ interests. We call this Constructive Expertise.

Operating at the forefront of our industry for more than 70 years, we are headquartered in New York, and provide our quality services from strategically located offices across the Americas.

We offer varied and interesting projects with several 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 #11 rank on the "Top 50 Program Management Firms" list, and #13 on the "Top Construction Management-for-Fee and Project Management Firms" list by Engineering News Record (ENR). Constructive Expertise -It’s in our DNA.




Responsibilities
-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.

Requirements
-Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field
-At least seven 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.

Benefits
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 reflective 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.

Please view ATKINS Equal Opportunity Statement.