Construction Estimator
Long Island City, NY 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Position Title: Estimator
Location: NYC, NY

Hill International is an international construction consulting firm that provides program and project management, construction management, cost engineering and estimating, quality assurance, inspection, scheduling, risk management and claims avoidance to clients involved in major construction projects worldwide. Hill has participated in over 10,000 project assignments with a total construction value of more than $500 billion. ()

We are seeking to employ an Estimator, with extensive experience estimating for vertical (buildings) construction projects, for one of its on-going programs in New York City.


The estimator shall review construction estimates with supporting documentation including; Contractor price proposals and supporting documentation of drawings, technical specifications, cost estimates, vendor/subcontractor quotes, market analysis, and other related documents to determine if the proposed construction cost has been developed in regard to supporting documentation, project location, schedule and local labor conditions.

  • The cost estimator shall assist the project team in contract negotiations
  • The cost estimator shall respond to requests for explanations of their cost estimates
  • The cost estimator shall review contractor request for equitable adjustment (REA's) for validity and assist in claims support
  • The cost estimator shall act as a resource for the project team in need of quick unit costs for reference
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates
  • Prepare estimates of all major and minor construction aspects including overall scope of work, time, and materials for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors
  • Confer with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as cost estimating and budget planning, scheduling work, and organizing
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements and other necessary documentation at regular intervals for the duration of the project
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures
  • Schedule construction projects in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines
  • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site
  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years' experience

  • Four year college degree is PREFERRED.

Must have received or be willing to receive the Covid-19 vaccination by date of hire. Medical or Religious exemptions will be considered. Proof of vaccination required.

Hill International is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Note: This job description is intended to provide an indication of the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions to be carried out as part of fulfilling the role mentioned in the job title. Various other duties as required.

Primary Location: US-NY-Long Island City


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
4 to 5 years
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