Estimator – GFS & A&F (CDB)

Burns & McDonnell

  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
Estimator – GFS & A&F (CDB)
Job Posted : Apr 12th, 2024

Job Description

  • Working with the US counterparts and the team on project direct and indirect cost estimates independently or in a group
  • Collaborating with project managers, architects, engineers, and subcontractors to identify potential cost-saving measures and value engineering opportunities
  • Reviewing project plans, blueprints, and specifications to gain a thorough understanding of the scope of work
  • Analyzing project requirements, including materials, labor, equipment, and subcontractor costs, to prepare accurate

Estimates and budgets:-

  • Utilizing industry-specific software and tools to perform quantity takeoffs, cost calculations, and develop detailed project cost estimates
  • Reviewing quotes on bonds and insurance
  • Participating in subcontractor solicitation and pre-qualification reviews
  • Involving in research and source materials, equipment, and subcontractor pricing to ensure competitiveness and accuracy

In estimating:-

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with suppliers, subcontractors, and vendors to obtain current pricing and availability for construction materials and services
  • Identifying and assessing project risks and uncertainties that may impact costs, schedules, or project feasibility
  • Making final recommendations as to fee, contingency and escalation
  • Reviewing commercial terms and conditions and addressing the risk issues
  • Preparing and presenting comprehensive cost estimates, including detailed breakdowns of labor, materials, equipment,and subcontractor costs, to internal stakeholders and clients
  • Participating in bid meetings, negotiations, and client presentations to discuss cost estimates, project timelines, and potential value-added services
  • Collaborating with project teams during the transition from the estimating phase to project execution, ensuring accurate transfer of project knowledge and maintaining cost control throughout construction
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualification And Experience:-

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field (Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement) with 5 to 15 years of experience
  • Ability to work independently or in groups, think creatively and analytically, and make quick and sound decisions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office, specially Excel
  • Proficiency in industry-specific software and tools such as Advance Excel, Bluebeam, On-Screen Takeoff, HeavyBid, InEight, ConEst, K-Base will be preferred.
  • Ability to work independently or in groups, thinking creatively and analytically, and making quick and sound decisions
  • OSHA 10-hour certification required
  • Strong knowledge of construction estimating principles, practices, and techniques
  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills, with a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, specifications, and contracts
  • Familiarity with building codes, regulations, and industry standards
  • Demonstrated experience in value engineering and cost optimization strategies
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks, and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience in successfully bidding and winning construction projects is a plus.


  • Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Company Overview:-

Burns & McDonnell India is a full-service engineering company, with multi-discipline capabilities across oil & gas, chemical & petrochemical, transmission & distribution, energy/power, environmental, and food & consumer product sectors.

Located in Vikhroli (West), Mumbai, Burns & McDonnell India is a subsidiary of Burns & McDonnell, a global, full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions firm with more than 10,000 professionals.

Since being established in 2013, Burns & McDonnell India has been a vital branch of the Burns & McDonnell firm.

Burns & McDonnell India embodies the mission of Burns & McDonnell, which is to make our clients successful, and is committed to wellness, team building and giving back to the community.