Senior Infrastructure Estimator at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Company Description

We are hiring an ambitious and forward thinking Senior Estimatorto work in our growing infrastructure team.

At Turner & Townsend we're passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our peoplerealize their potential, anddoing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects in over 108 offices in 45 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to work on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Who are you?

You are an experienced Senior InfrastructureEstimatorwith a minimum of 10years post-graduate experience looking for the next step or are currently undertaking a similar role in a similar environment.

Job Description

  • Develop cost estimates from drawings and specifications.

  • Meet and negotiate costs with Contractors.

  • Use the appropriate estimating tool (client tools, customized estimating spreadsheets, industry estimating software, benchmarking, etc.).

  • Produce monthly post contract cost reports and present toclient.

  • Provide input into value engineering; negotiate and approve final accounts.

  • Maintain liaison with client and other consultants at all projects stages.

  • Provide leadership to cost management team when necessary, ensure the delivery on all ofaccountabilities.

  • Identify improvements for cost management procedures, templates, and products, and refer ideas to appropriate line manager.

  • Perform all aspects of estimating, analysis and verification of contractor costs.

  • Manage cost checks and carry out valuations on larger projects, and ensure timely and accurate cost checking, and valuation process.

  • Provide input into value engineering; negotiate and approve final costs.

  • Be a Team Player - support the junior estimators and team, be flexible and maintain a positive attitude.


  • Must have Experience working in the Infrastructure world (Aviation, Rail, TransportationCivil Construction).

  • Computer based estimating software experience, e.g. on screen take off, Revit

  • Good knowledge of all methods of construction procurement

  • Good knowledge and experience gained within several industry sectors

  • Team player - Demonstrate solid presentation, verbal, written, and communication skills

  • Good knowledge of MS Excel

  • Good organization skills, ability to multi-task, and be a team player.


  • Infrastructure project experience is a must.

  • Technical work experience or college degree in Cost Estimating, Construction Management or related field.

  • Minimum of 10years' experience incost estimating, specifically on the delivery side.

  • Must have experience working on multiple project phases. (Not just preconstruction).

  • Consultancy experience preferred.

  • Experience with civilestimating is essential.

  • Strong understanding of all civils, structural and architectural systems.

Additional Information

Turner & Townsend is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.Equal Employment Opportunity Posters If you'd like to view a copy of the company's affirmative action plan, please email[email protected]. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 713-457-9400 or[email protected]. This telephone line and email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.