Estimator – W. Babylon, NY

We are a leading and well-respected concrete and site development contractor in West Babylon seeking a highly detailed Estimator to join our team. The position will be responsible for the quantity take-offs, overall planning and management of cost, quality, contract administration and safety to ensure projects come in on time and within budget. Getting the job right is critical.

About us:

  • We honor our commitments
  • We treat our employees and subs fairly
  • We really care about our customers
  • We have an unbelievable and enviable reputation built on 80 years in the business

Key accountabilities:

  • Visit jobsite for pre-bid walk through
  • Generate RFI’s as required during bidding stage
  • Perform detailed quantity & cost take-offs for concrete, excavation & sitework
  • Contact Subcontractors & Vendors for current & competitive pricing
  • Formulate pricing using labor production and current material costs
  • Generate detailed proposals including all applicable exclusions & qualifications
  • Attend scope review meetings with clients
  • Perform internal “kick-off” meeting with operations team upon successful awareds
  • Assist with buyouts and subcontractor awards
  • Identify and gain approval of change orders on a timely basis
  • Manage and process subcontractor requisitions
  • Work closely with project foremen to control costs and track material costs against budget to avoid overruns
  • Involvement from estimate to close-out

Traits required for success:

  • Hands on involvement in the project
  • Careful follow up and very disciplined, effective and appropriate delegation
  • Weighs decisions carefully and thoroughly in order to avoid unpredictable risk
  • Works at a steady, even pace amid a fast paced environment
  • Strongly detail oriented & organized
  • Helpful and service oriented


  • Minimum 5 years experience as a concrete/earthwork estimator (both concrete and earthwork are preferred, but strong candidates with experience in one area will be considered)
  • Good working knowledge of construction means & methods
  • Strong blueprint reading skills in structural, architectural, foundation and civil plans
  • Proficiency with the following software:
    • Excel
    • Outlook
    • Maxwell Systems/Viewpoint Earthwork
    • Oracle/Primavera
  • Bachelors degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering is of value