Construction Cost Estimator

Construction Cost Estimator

PJS Group is seeking an experienced Construction Cost Estimator to join our seasoned team of professionals. PJS Group is an experienced civil engineering and electrical contractor in the tristate area currently realizing continued growth and opportunity in the public sector including PANYNJ, DDC, NYCT, DDC and DPR. PJS Group has built a solid reputation based on knowledge, experience and reliability and positioning our organization for continued success in heavy building, highway, utilities, and bridges

About the Job

The Construction Cost Estimator will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data in order to estimate the time, money, and labor required for a project. This position entails using prior experience and knowledge to ensure estimates are prepared in a timely manner with a strong commitment to detail.

Essential Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Identifying and quantifying cost factors, such as production time, materials, and labor expenses
• Travelling to jobsites to gather information on materials needed, labor required, and other factors
• Reading and understanding plan drawings in order to prepare estimates
• Collaborating with the team to prepares estimates and bids for clients
• Understanding the estimating process and job costing
• Understanding project goals and deadlines
• Proposing value added and cost-effective budget ideas

Required Experience and Knowledge:

• Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management
• A minimum of 3-5 years civil construction estimating experience
• Proficiency and knowledge using HCSS preferred
• Strong computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel
• Strong background in mathematics preferred
• Highly organized and detail oriented with strong problem-solving skills
• Acute sense of urgency with the ability to meet deadlines
• Ability to build positive and sustainable relationships with peers, subordinates and vendors
• Must be authorized to work in the US

What we will do for you:

• Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
• Paid Holidays, Vacation and PTO Days
• 401k
• Life and Disability Insurance

Please send resume to hr@ipjs.com

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