AECOM Senior Estimator - AECOM Tishman in Newark, New Jersey

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Senior Estimator - AECOM Tishman

United States of America - New Jersey


Job Summary

AECOM Tishman:

Location: New Jersey


Develop, create and prepare construction cost estimates for large complex projects in the early stages of development and continue to support the project team with updated cost information throughout the Pre-construction phase of the projects. The position will require involvement in several projects simultaneously. The position will require travel both nationally and internationally as project opportunities present themselves.

  • MEP and electrical experience is required from an estimating and pre-construction standpoint.

  • Providing detailed conceptual estimates from pre-construction, concept design, schematic design and design development documents.

  • Work in a team environment to perform and/or coordinate quantity survey efforts to produce detailed cost estimates.

  • Prepare and distribute document packages to engage subcontractors, suppliers and vendors in order to solicit reliable budget information.

  • Review subcontractor, supplier and vendor pricing information for compliance with the scope and budget requirements.

  • Continually maintain key subcontractor, supplier and vendor relationships.

  • Utilize historical cost information and organize as required for application to the various project types.

  • Develop conceptual cost estimate prototypes for comparison of various projects within the specific project subcategories.

  • Work with marketing resources to develop standardized and professional cost estimate packages.

  • Work with scheduling resources to insure that the costs estimates are reflective of the project schedule requirements.

  • Continually work to develop innovative solutions for the various project requirements.

  • Utilize enterprise based solution software applications for delivery of services.

  • Participate in all training required for enterprise based software required to perform position specific tasks.

  • Participate either as an individual or as part of a team in presentations related to the pursuit, preconstruction, construction or delivery of projects and/or professional organization conferences.

  • Coordinate with the operations and project based personnel in the performance of all tasks.

  • Be able to conduct and manage project team and/or design team meetings as necessary for specific projects.

  • Continually and consistently call on Architects and Designers in an effort to identify potential project opportunities.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with multiple design, engineering and consulting firms.

  • Continual review of recently completed project data and incorporation of the data into the historical cost database.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS or BA required.

  • Electrical estimation and MEP

  • Appropriate experience would be recent and in a full-time, solely dedicated estimating or estimating manager position.

  • Prior professional experience working within the construction industry is required.

  • 7+ years required.

  • Competent in knowledge and application in matters regarding construction cost estimating and design management.

  • Able to work autonomously and independently with drive and passion to deliver effective, efficient and on-time results with little to no supervision.

  • Able to confidently speak before large groups of people in an articulate and professional manner for purposes of presenting the company before professional trade associations, team members and clients.

  • Communicates with tact and professionalism through both oral and written mediums.

  • Applies sound business acumen to insure cost-benefit rationale is applied to activity to pursue best practices.

  • Earns and maintains trust by demonstrating honesty, accountability and reliability #LI-SG1

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years experience across multiple construction trades within estimation.

  • 4 year degree

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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Job Category Construction Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161474BR