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Estimator – Mount Vernon

Celtic Demolition Services is growing and looking for a Demolition Estimator. The position will be working indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. If you are looking to work for a great company then look no further! You will have the ability to manage and maintain client relations and bidding activity in various specialty trades. Develops/prepares accurate estimates and bids for commercial projects with private and public entities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include regular attendance and the following:
• Receives and reviews all bid invitations for qualifications, specifications & pertinent information to assess attainability.
• Prepares bids/proposals, follows up with Asbestos/Lead Abatement, Demolition, and Water/Mold Remediation clients for pertinent information that helps generate accurate estimates, including.
• Preparing bid packages
• Collaborates with others across functions to gather necessary documentation and information to prepare bid packages.
• Uses and navigates a variety of take-off systems to complete accurate estimates.
• Manages and maintains job budget into operating software with an eye to maximize the company’s profitability.
• Gathers information regarding job progress from operations team, clients, or owner’s representatives to complete timely progress billing.
• Manages and maintains project billing until close-out. Delegates specific tasks to Project Administrators
• Enforces that PA’s in the team follow up on progress billing by the contractor’s cutoff date to minimize waiting time for payments.
• Manages and moves along all bid activities to ensure projects are secured within the department’s digital folder located on the server.
• Maintains regular communication with QE’s Operations team to assess job progress, discrepancies in the scope of work, or additional work.
• Provides directions to Project Administrators on the preparation for permitting applications including for AQMD, Fire Department, and City Governments.
• Directs Project Administrators in the preparation of proposals, including:
• Provides directions on where to send proposals
• Directs them in the preparation/filling out of any forms related to the bidding activity.
• Reviews and manages time and materials (TM) with Project Administrators to ensure accurate progress billing, including:
• Submits billing to Project Administrators
• Performs secondary review (quality check) and approval of all data prepared by Project Administrators before it is released to A/R
• Determine if billing requires review,
• Maintains and organizes all field documentation according to the bids or projects assigned
• Attends job walks, and field meetings needed to ensure projects stay within budget and on schedule (productivity & profitability).
• May train other Estimators as needed.
• Performs business development activities including,
• Attending trade events representing the company,
• Identifying potential new clients,
• Shares contact information on prospects with the marketing department to add to various distribution lists and prospecting activities,
• Setting up/organizing outside activities to expose high-profile prospects or existing clients
• Performs any special projects assigned by the Director of Estimating or President.
• Travels to project meetings and or training classes as necessary.
• Other duties or projects may be assigned based on operational needs.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
• A High School Diploma or GED is required. Some college education is highly desirable.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience working for a Construction demolition contractor or in the construction demolition industry in a project or sales role.
• Proficient use of software applications such as MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, SAGE platform as well as programs for take-offs.
• Possesses excellent problem-solving skills & prioritizes Win-Win outcomes.
• Highly organized with time and tasks to ensure efficiency and accuracy are consistently maintained.
• Thrives in a high-pressure environment with multiple deadlines.
• Possesses demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize own work despite competing priorities
• Exemplary written and oral communication skills required
• Must have a valid Driver’s License and meets insurability criteria
All resumes/inquiries should be directed to Charlie Maloney.
Celtic’s Office # 914-668-3366 or my Cell 914-960-1858. Resumes should be sent directly to
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