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Estimator

Gilbane Building Co

This is a Full-time position in Albany, NY posted April 29, 2021.

Overview
The Senior Estimator will support and work with preconstruction/BD staff in the review of project mechanical, electrical and pluming plans, requirements and specifications and will organize and supervise a team of estimators to perform pricing, and bidding of projects.
Responsibilities
Review and understand all MEP project plans, requirements and specifications Coordinate and supervise a team of estimators to develop large, multi-disciplinary estimates.

Determine labor and equipment costs Review and understand all MEP bid documents and assess project risks Understand project logistics and project schedule Prepare bid packages and compare and analyze competitive subcontract and supplier bids Review quotes and estimates with Project Team and prepare recommendations Interface with clients, ensuring customer satisfaction Accurately develop cost models Track and report on current material and labor prices, including escalation Develop meaningful VE contributions to reduce price Reconcile quantity surveys with consultants and design team Identify escalation factors in marketplace for specific materials and labor rates Responsible for sound conceptual pricing assumptions with sound documentation for the basis of the estimate Ability to substantiate all aspects of final estimates
Qualifications
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

Bachelor in Engineering 10-15 years relevant MEP Estimating experience Or equivalent combination of education and experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

Able to estimate all types of building projects, including residential high rise, healthcare, interiors and institutional Knowledge of suitable electrical contractors and suppliers for all types of projects Familiar with both union and merit shop electrical contractors preferred Knowledge of typical MEP pricing for project types above; for both union and merit shop projects preferred Able to take concept and schematic drawings and develop a meaningful estimate with detail Familiar with Digital 2D and 3D Take Off Software is preferred

Gilbane offers an excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits and a generous profit-sharing/401k plan.

We invest in our employees education and have built Gilbane University into a top training organization in the construction industry.

Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

Gilbane is not accepting unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters at this time.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.