Project Estimator

Job type:Contract
Town/City:White Plains
Salary/Rate:$40 - $45 per hour
Business Sector:Engineering
Job ref:BC974023611
Post Date:June 11, 2024
Lighthouse Professional Services a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group, is proud to be a “Best in Staffing 2023” award winner. We have over 50 years of experience placing people with small and global companies. Our offices in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts serve clients nationwide. 

We are seeking a Project Estimator work a hybrid schedule in White Plains, NY.

  • Hybrid schedule in White Plains, NY working 3 days onsite and 2 days from home
  • Pay rate: $40-$45/hr
  • Duration: Long-term 12+ month W2 contract work

Project Overview:
The contingent worker will provide estimating support to the group, help with the administration of NYPA estimating software and coordinate estimates being performed by external resources.  
Job Functions & Responsibilities:
  • Prepare, support and coordinate multi-discipline detailed estimates for work based on designed jobs for major Capital Construction and plant maintenance / modification using Sage.
  • Identify labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.
  • Ensure all estimates identify and incorporate all risks, markups, assumptions, etc.
  • Assign and coordinate estimate deliverables to third party A/E firms based on their availability and capability to work on the project estimate request(s).
  • Oversee and hold weekly progress meeting with A/E Estimating Team(s) to ensure timely completion of deliverables.
  • Review data supplied by the NYPA project team to ensure that sufficient data is provided to complete the type of estimate that is requested.
  • Coordinate RFI’s between the 3rd party A/E estimating team and the NYPA project team(s) to ensure information is sufficient for the estimate.
  • Evaluate and analyze estimates prepared by A/E’s to ensure quality and accuracy metrics are being consistently met based on the estimate classification per AACE Industry Standards.
  • Coordinate activities with SSM to ensure adherence to Contract Terms and Conditions related to outsourced estimating deliverables.
  • Maintain database of 3rd party A/E estimates and related quality metrics of deliverables
  • Proficiency with Sage Estimating
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in fast-paced work environment with our Stakeholders
  • MS Office - Proficiency
  • Travel may be required as work schedule to familiarize with project site locations   
Education & Certifications:
  • Estimator with minimum 2 years’ experience working in utility environment required
  • Engineering Degree is preferred
  • Certified Estimating Professional (CEP) - Preferred