Cost Estimator

We are a small sized engineering consulting firm with locations around the U.S. looking to add a highly skilled, motivated Electrical, Cost Estimator to our team located in the Washington, D.C. area.

  • Washington, DC
  • $70,000 - $100,000
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A bit about us:

We are a small, client-focused Estimating/Engineering firm. Being in business for over 15 years our vision has remained the same. Work on large-scale, exciting projects with teamwork, trust, & enthusiasm while providing unmatched customer service. With locations in New York, NY & Washington, D.C. we provide services to public/private companies & government entities.

Why join us?

What we Offer:
  • Competitive base salary

  • Full benefits, health, dental, vision

  • 401k matching

  • Generous PTO schedule

  • Annual bonuses

  • Career growth opportunities

Job Details

Job Summary:
Prepare and maintain Project Level Estimates through various stages of a project, representing the total project scope.

Utilize Estimating Software such as - On Screen Take-offs, SAGE Estimating, ProEst Estimating, MII Estimating and Success Estimating.

Follow our estimating department processes and procedures and review plans and specifications for various projects.

Develop scope of work with Project Team and prepare order of magnitude conceptual estimates.

Prepare preliminary, budget, and definitive estimates: Develop quantity takeoff – Can include a hands-on demonstration of material pricing from vendors.

Develop labor/equipment crew requirements for each work component.

Develop estimates for comparison to bids received.

Complete bid reviews for various projects, including major equipment schedules.

May require attending site visits and/or client meetings.

Contact vendors and subcontractors to verify adequate pricing the various projects.

Assemble and evaluate all labor data for final use and input into estimate file.

Note any special conditions or considerations taken while in take-off mode on drawings.

Maintain accurate and organized files on all projects estimated.

Minimum 3 years of experience in the Engineering / Construction Cost Estimation field, with an emphasis in cost estimation.

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology related field or equivalent.

Experience with review of Drawings and Contract Specifications.

Experience with use of RSMeans or equivalent, historical productivity and cost data.

A thorough knowledge of computer applications as it relates to Estimation - MS Office (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) – Can include a
hands-on demonstration.

Must exhibit attention to detail and commitment at the Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documents phases of a project.

Outstanding organizational skills, excellent time management, and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced, high-volume environment.
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$70,000 - $100,000