Cost Estimator
The Louis Berger Group, Inc - New York, NY

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Cost Estimator:

New York City - World Trade Center Construction

Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

The Louis Berger Group, Inc. offers professional services in the areas of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and environmental engineering; program management; planning; environmental sciences; cultural resources; information services; economics; policy and management analysis; and construction management and support.

  • Requires Bachelors Degree in an Engineering discipline from an accredited College or University
  • Minimum of Ten (10) years experience with large-scale public works projects required
  • Extensive knowledge of estimating for all construction disciplines; demonstrates ability to prepare fair bid analyses and investigate variances from the Engineer's estimates with presentation of information
  • Specific skills and experience with Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing estimating is strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in cost control/cost management methods and applications including earned value analysis and cost forecasting is a plus
  • Experience with multiple stakeholder/funding sources is required
  • Must have expert skills with Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Excel. Knowledge of HCSS estimating software preferred . Knowledge of Primavera Contract Manager, P6 and/or Cognos dB are a plus
  • Certification as CCE or CCC is also a plus
  • Permanent residence or US citizenship is required
  • Support the program through the development of construction cost data including:
    • Budget estimates based on developing designs
    • Detailed pre-bid Engineer’s Estimates used to compare and validate contractor bids
    • Estimates of proposed design changes
    • Detailed estimates of Post Award Contract Changes
  • Responsible for preparing and/or reviewing construction cost estimates for all engineering disciplines, including structural, architectural, heavy-civil, mechanical, and electrical disciplines, for accuracy, completeness and adherence to special work requirements. Will directly support efforts with mechanical, electrical and plumbing work and estimates.
  • Responsible for summarizing the Engineer's Estimate, ensuring the estimate reflects complete scope and all constraints and working conditions; evaluating bid results and preparing reports on variances from the Engineer's Estimate; maintaining standard unit price costs.
  • Must be able to develop ‘ground up’ hard-dollar unit costs and must be familiar with reviewing cost estimates developed by others.
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The Louis Berger Group, Inc. offers a competitive compensation package including Medical & Dental plans, Life Insurance, Cafeteria Plan, Dependent Care, 401K with match, Paid Vacation and Holidays.


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The Louis Berger Group provides civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, and environmental engineering services for commercial and...