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Senior Estimator

Company Description

Dragados is a member of ACS Group’s Construction Division. ACS Group has earned worldwide recognition as an expert in the promotion, development, construction and management of infrastructures and services. The group shows a lasting commitment to contributing to the development of the countries in which it has a presence by bringing about improvements in their well-being and sustainable growth through:

• The development of infrastructures, civil engineering, industrial installations, energy plants, telecommunications systems and wastewater treatment plants;

• The provision of services for the purpose of the comprehensive management of urban, logistic and industrial infrastructures;

• Active participation in the sectors essential to the economic and social development of any developed country, such as infrastructures and energy.

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Job Title: Senior Estimator

Location: Lawrence, NY




  • Review, interpret, and accurately estimate scopes of work as describe in the project documents
  • Prepares take-off and pricing for civil disciplines
  • Contacts prospective subcontractors and participates in evaluation of their qualifications
  • Participates in putting final bid together and attends pre-bid conferences as required
  • On successful bids, participates with the project team during the buy-out phase, negotiating and preparing subcontracts and purchase agreements
  • Aid in preparing preliminary progress schedules
  • Responsible for all aspects of estimating including pre-construction, hard bids, negotiated bids, budgets, general conditions, value engineering, and subcontractor bidding
  • Assigns tasks and monitors progress of Junior Estimators
  • Solicit and collect subcontractor/vendor bids and quotations
  • Identify any unique Quality Control provisions required for the project
  • Determine safety requirements for projects for incorporation into estimates
  • Negotiate with owners and subcontractors





  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
  • At least 10 years of at-risk experience in estimating with a civil general contractor and/or general subcontractor
  • Requires knowledge of Heavy Bid
  • Solid knowledge of MS Office
  • Advanced knowledge of construction practices, procedures and means and methods
  • Previous experience with NYCDEP and MTA a plus


John P. Picone, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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