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Job in Manhattan - Richmond County - NY New York - USA
Company: Hudson Meridian Construction Group
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-07-12
Job specializations:
  • Construction
    Building, Construction Labor, Construction Manager, Quantity Surveying
  • Engineering
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

We are seeking an Estimator to join our team!


The Estimator is responsible for developing cost estimates on projects under direct supervision for construction as required by clients’ documents.

Essential Functions

  • Review construction design drawings & specifications gathers all material and data necessary to determine scope of work and organize a construction Quantity take off.
  • Creates and Executes detailed quantity take-offs based on project scope.
  • Obtains pricing for materials.
  • Obtains bids from subcontractors.
  • Prepares cost analysis by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs incurred in the installation of items.
  • Where predetermined standard(s) are not available, makes an estimate.
  • Informs the immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or computer database.
  • Develops and maintains resource information for estimating database on current pricing, products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc. through direct contact.
  • Prepares and organize material takeoffs for transition to Chief Estimator.
  • Develops the scope of work for sub-contractors.
  • Ability to properly manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to consistently meet bid deadlines


  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering or related discipline, or equivalent combination of technical training and experience.

  • At least Five (5) years’ experience in Construction Estimating with a proven track record of accuracy, and efficiency


  • Strong understanding of the NYC Construction and Design environment
  • Ability to work within a team structure, as well as independently
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong business technology (Microsoft Office and Estimating) skills
  • Availability to work extended hours as required by project schedules or urgent circumstances
  • U.S. Residency Required


  • Collaboration Skills
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Thoroughness
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail
Company Description

Hudson Meridian Construction Group (HM) is a leading construction services firm offering a unique combination of construction expertise. Ranked among New York City's Top 100 Contractors and among the nation's Top 400 firms, HM is recognized as an award-winning construction manager involved in both new construction and restoration of residential, cultural, and public sector projects ranging from public housing and new luxury residential high-rises to adaptive re-use of industrial buildings. HM is also active in the field of health and continued care, marine, and educational facilities. Other areas of construction include commercial offices, retail/hospitality, and transportation.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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