Capital Project Estimator

Job Title
Capital Project Estimator
Job ID
Capital Project Estimator

We are working with a rapidly growing company that uses state-of-the-art indoor farming techniques to produce pesticide-free baby-leaf greens. Our client is very dedicated to reducing the environmental impact of food and serving local communities. Seeking a talented Capital Project Estimator who will provide project support during the development, engineering, procurement, and construction phases of new and existing greenhouse projects. 

Location: Irvington, NY

*Please note: Our client requires this individual to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Support the project estimating/budgeting process including collaboration with internal and external resources
  • Perform cost control for $500M+ project budget utilizing a design builder and other key partners
  • Perform financial analysis to assist project management team in making sound financial decisions
  • Prepare status reports and other related project planning and controls documentation, including the collection, analysis, and presentation of regular information from major subcontractors
  • Financial liaison to project managers for new build projects
  • Use project management tools to monitor and report project progress, budget status, and cash flow
  • Review and seek approval for invoices, coordinate payments to vendors and subcontractors
  • Generate accounting reports at the end of the project
  • Support the monthly/quarterly/yearly closing process, in coordination with the Finance and Project Management teams and other stakeholders
  • Prepare commercial, project status & financial reporting during all project phases.
  • Support operational CAPEX project planning, implementation close out and warranty management. When appropriate prepare ROI calculations to support project approvals.
  • Participate in project design, implementation, and construction meetings as a support resource for the project manager support in project close out process including seeking final lien waivers, releasing retainage payments upon punch list completion
  • Support finance team during audits of project financials when necessary
  • Using bid data to prepare detailed a cost analysis
  • Presenting prepared estimates to management and other stakeholders

Required Skills/Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, or a related field
    • Industry experience as estimator
    • Working experience in the construction industry
  • 5+ years of relevant accounting or finance experience
  • Knowledge of project management tools such as MS Project and cloud-based PM software
  • Accounting and finance experience in the construction industry
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail, hands on experience in budgeting, bookkeeping, and reporting
  • Great communication skills and strong team player cross-functional relationships
  • Passion for creating a healthier planet, environment & food supply. Mission driven.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills with strong focus on teamwork
  • Strong prioritization skills and ability to manage numerous tasks efficiently
  • Comfortable working in a rapidly changing business environment and working on projects with tight schedules and demanding targets
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word), app-based programs, and cloud-based file structures
  • Self-starter and ability to support multiple projects efficiently


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