Estimator Mechanical or Electrical Background
Faithful+Gould - New York, NY

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Quantity Surveyors and Estimators



Construction Management, Construction, Project and Cost Consultancy

Primary Location


United States-New York-New York

Employment Category



Employment Type


Full Time

Job Summary

Faithful+Gould is a leading project management consultancy protecting and maximizing our clients’ interests in the planning and delivery of projects.

For more than 60 years, w

e have been providing quality support services and our constructive expertise to the public and private sectors across North America. For more information, visit

Major Functions Roles

Prepares cost estimates for Mechanical and or Electrical disciplines and provides business support to senior staff as directed. Prepares cost estimates, completes pricing and benchmarking research and maintains project documents and files in an organized manner.

Job Duties

Prepares construction cost estimates for design projects by analyzing quantity take off's, pricing, and contract specifications.

Obtain accurate and upto date pricing informations from data bases, contractors and suppliers etc to utilize in the estimate.

Inputs estimate takeoff information for specific discipline and develops unit cost pricing.

Works with Architects and Engineers to develop clear understanding of project scope during preparation of estimate. Develop relationship with members of A/E firms and project team members.

Maintain project documents such as drawings and specifications in an organized manner. Maintain project files on the file server in accordance with company standards.

Maintains and update data library of costs.

Prepare cost reconciliation between two or more estimates and explain variance cost drivers.

Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

Job Details

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field, plus four years relevant experience.


Must be highly articulate, have clear and analytical approach to problem solving, and strong decision making abilities. Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.

Must know the Mechanical and or Electrical cost estimating construction market in New York, NY.

Must thoroughly understand and utilize Information Technology in the performance of work including Internet, Intranet, Microsoft Windows OS, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project.

Working knowledge of a commercially available construction cost estimating system such as Timberline and or EMC2 is preferred.

Strong knowledge of CAD systems is desirable.

Professional Reg


A professional designation such as RICS, CCE, CCM, AIA, PE, ASPE, AACEI, CVS, AVS, LEED AP, RA, or any appraisal or real estate licensure is preferred.

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