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Senior Project Estimator

MTA Long Island Rail Road

Jamaica, New York
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MTA-Long Island Rail Road, the busiest commuter railroad in North America, is seeking candidates for the Senior Project Estimator position. You would be responsible to support the LIRR Capital Program and other Infrastructure Projects, in the preparation of Estimates-from Conceptual to Final, including Quantity Take-Offs; review estimates and change orders as submitted by Consultant or Contractor; and ensure the LIRR Estimating Practices and Guidelines conform to Industry standards.


The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a technical curriculum ( i.e. Engineering, Construction Management or related field) or demonstrated directly related work experience; specialist in estimating, including scope development gained through 5-10 years’ experience in areas of Engineering/Construction; advanced knowledge of spreadsheet/estimating software applications, able to interpret design drawings and contract documents, solid understanding of engineering principles as they apply to 3rd Party Construction, Consultant contracts and in-house Force Account work (signal, power, track, communications and structural work.); ability to develop and maintain Project level estimates and use Hard Dollar software, knowledgeable in wage and overhead rate applicable for capital program project work, and strong analytical skills, ability to identify problems and recommend alternative solutions; effective communication skills.


For more information and to apply, please visit our website,, and click on the Employment hyperlink.


The posting closes July 23, 2017.


The MTA-Long Island Rail Road is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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