Established miscellaneous metals & steel company located in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn is seeking a full-time estimator. With a 40 year history the company is responsible for fabrication and installation of misc metal packages in residential and commercial projects. Specializing in large scale, high profile, complex and exciting projects throughout New York City we pride ourselves on the high quality of our work and attention to fulfilling project needs. Our steel is fabricated at our fully operational shop in Brooklyn and installed by our field steel workers. We are looking for a talented and driven Estimator to join our team. This is a unique opportunity for someone looking to join a fast-paced and challenging operation with substantial personal and professional growth potential.
Prepare detailed, systematic, and structured cost estimates by reviewing and analyzing construction documents and specifications and performing quantity take-offs.
Estimate all necessary shop and field labor, material, equipment, time, and delivery costs.
Prepare estimates on new bid projects as well as estimates on change orders and add-ons for existing contracts.
Identify, request, and follow up on required information from vendors, subcontractors, architects, engineers, and contractors to complete required project estimate in a timely fashion.
Work closely with management team on finalizing cost estimate, attend negotiation/award meetings, assist in exploring and presenting value engineering opportunities and alternate means and methods options.
May engage in some project management duties as required.
5+ years working as an construction project estimator. Experience with steel and/or miscellaneous metals preferred though not required.
Must be able to read and interpret architectural and structural drawings, shop drawings, and specification sheets on complex and highly detailed projects.
Excellent communication skills and high level of professionalism. Ability to meet schedule deadlines with minimal supervision. Strong organizational skills required to work on multiple project estimates simultaneously.
Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Office programs.
Full health care package.
Holidays and vacation time.