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AMER - Senior CSA Estimator - Albany, NY

Exyte is a global leader in design, engineering and construction delivering high-tech facilities, plants and factories. With a history of more than 100 years, we have developed a special expertise in controlled and regulated environments. We serve the most technically demanding clients in growth markets such as semiconductors, life sciences, and data center across the full spectrum of services from consulting and design to managing turnkey solutions. Operating in more than 20 countries, Exyte is uniquely positioned to support clients locally and globally. In 2017, Exyte generated sales of 2.4 billion euros, up from 2.1 billion euros in 2016 on a like-for-like basis, with over 4,800 highly experienced and motivated employees. Exyte emerged from a re-grouping of the German-based M+W Group in 2018. For further information about the company please see our website:
Job Summary

The Senior CSA Estimator will review project plans, specifications and coordinates with the team to confirm complete scope. Support vendor and subcontractor solicitation, pre-qualification and coordination of pricing. Review subcontractor and vendor bid packages.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Review project plans, specifications and coordinates with the team to confirm complete scope.
  • Support vendor and subcontractor solicitation, pre-qualification and coordination of pricing.
  • Review subcontractor and vendor bid packages.
  • The Estimator will be responsible for the complete estimating effort for assigned projects, including the following:
    • Organizing the Quantity Survey and Pricing for all material and equipment required
    • Reviewing and confirming the accuracy of the QS and Pricing
    • Developing an estimate of the cost of General Conditions and General requirements
    • Contribute to the preparation of Project Tender Approval documents for Executive and Risk Management review (TERA)
    • Support preparation and Presentation of Project Estimates to Executive and Client management Teams
    • Prepare Work Package Estimate breakdowns in conjunction with the Project team
  • Effectively participate in the project and in team meetings.
  • Identify risk issues and their order of magnitude.
  • Solicit subcontractor and/or supplier information & pricing.
  • Support preparation of instructions to bidders, bid form and other bid solicitation information as required.
  • Perform and/or manages the pricing effort for internal budgets.
  • Prepare conceptual estimates based on minimal information.
  • Review general conditions, schedule, scopes of work, hoisting plans, site logistics and other exhibits as prepared by Operations.
  • Ensure the flow of project information is maintained and documented.
  • Support technical proposal requirements.
  • Review constructability issues with operational staff.
  • Maintain and communicates data on construction and material cost trends affecting project costs.
  • Analyze alternate means and methods to determine the most economical alternative. (Value Engineering)
  • Build effective relationships with customers, design team, specialty contractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customer's expectations.
  • Actively participate in industry, client and community relations to enhance company image.
  • Participate in the transfer of information on successful projects including the Job Kick-off Meeting.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of work plans.
  • Support Project teams in evaluation and Pricing of change impacts.
  • Mention junior staff members.
  • Institute and develop best estimating standards and technologies, including BIM and Schedule integration
  • Investigate and recommend the best industry standard estimating technology
  • Other Duties as assigned.
  • 10+ years’ experience in the commercial construction industry and 5+ years of competitive bid experience preferred.
  • 4-year engineering degree (good to have) or relevant field grade construction experience. CPE (Certified Professional Estimator) a plus
  • Highly skilled capabilities in Excel (Mastery of Microsoft Office). Timberline and Sage estimating software.
  • Accurate and detailed oriented with strong leadership skills, good and fair with people, a solid working knowledge of field operations and project management is required.
  • Must be able to relate these skills direct to estimates, constructability and field efficiencies to result in low and competitive bids.
  • This specific position requires a technical knowledge base related to Civil, Structural and Architectural disciplines and construction methods.


Attractive salaries, supportive environments and excellent benefits allow for growth and career development with Exyte Group.




Exyte Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The Exyte Group provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Nearest Major Market: Albany

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