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Sr Cost Estimator

Montgomery Consulting Group, Inc. • Orlando, FL

Posted 29 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - Negligible
Experience - At least 6 year(s)
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Consulting, Transportation
Engineering, Construction, Consultant


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Job Description

Company:  Montgomery Consulting Group, Inc. (MCG) is a planning, environmental and engineering consulting firm focused on aviation, transportation and infrastructure with offices in Orlando and Ft. Lauderdale.  MCG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Website: 

Location: This position is based at the firm’s Winter Park office; a congenial, professional office environment.

 Description:  We are seeking a senior cost estimator with multi-discipline expertise with solid cost estimating experience who can participate in and lead the firm’s estimating team, coordinate with clients on assignments, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and handle varied engineering responsibilities as part of the MCG professional staff.  Excellent collaboration skills, attention to detail, and knowledge of commercial/governmental building and civil construction methods are required; also the ability to prepare technical proposals and market cost estimating services to others.  Experience preferred in commercial buildings, airport, schools, water, sewer and municipal buildings.  Cost estimating expertise by discipline preferred for architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, communications, and technology.  Familiarity with CSI disciplines required.


  • Attends project team meetings, representing firm

  • Prepares cost estimates for all levels of project development (i.e., rough order of magnitude (ROM), schematic, 30%, 60%, 90% design level plans and specifications, 100% bid documents, and change order evaluations)

  • Provides quantity takeoffs for variety of CSI work categories

  • Develops unit cost and labor costs accurately for projects

  • Coordinates effectively with design team, construction contractors, suppliers, equipment providers, and construction firms to detail pricing, scheduling, availability, and market trends

  • Performs technical reviews on construction documents and documents comments

  • Develops schedules for construction implementation

  • Leads and coordinates estimate development with other specialty estimators, and meets critical deadlines

  • Is proficient or can quickly become proficient with cost estimating software

  • Coordinates with clients to provide clarifications of intent, and establish alternatives with a variety of professional disciplines.

 Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary based on qualifications and experience

  • Paid time off and holiday pay

  • Retirement savings plan

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life, disability, and vision insurance plans

To Apply:

  • Please apply through CareerBuilder and include: (1) a resume, (2) identification of discipline specialties for estimating, and (3) salary expectations.

Job Requirements

  • 4-year Bachelor’s Degree is required in engineering, architecture, construction management or equivalent

  • Expertise in civil, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, architectural or structural commercial construction

  • Work experience providing cost estimating on commercial and/or governmental projects

  • Knowledge of construction scheduling is a plus, including expertise in MS Project and Primavera.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and Adobe Acrobat

  • Good writing skills

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Organized, detail-oriented

  • Ability to work independently and also lead a small team

  • Collaborative attitude

  • Excellent work ethic

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