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Consultant Estimator
Req ID 7329
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Consultant Estimator


Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

Be involved in projects with our Project Controls and Technology Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. 

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Consultant Estimator to be located in our New York, NY office.

Your Impact

  • Review and evaluate cost estimates 
  • Communicate with trade partners and team members regarding new and current projects 
  • Prepare estimates  at detail level. 
  • Ensure timely completion of estimates 
  • Understand scope of work to bid 
  • Manage bid pricing from all vendors 
  • Prepare cost analysis
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with vendors and subcontractors 

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years related experience in architectural/heavy civil/structural/utility elements for infrastructure/buildings/vertical construction projects 
  • Bachelor of Science degree in a relevant Engineering discipline (e.g. Civil Engineering), Construction Management, or related
  • Demonstrated skill/experience in development of Conceptual through Bid Document crew-based or unit price cost estimates 
  • Strong knowledge of On-Screen Takeoff software and MS Office applications.
  • Able to read  plans and develop cost estimates 
  • Strong understanding of  construction processes 
  • Able to demonstrate progressively-increasing responsibility in estimating, working effectively with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge in use of HCSS HeavyBid, Sage Timberline, or other estimating software applications
  • Construction contractor estimating experience


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: N/A - No travel required
  • Job Status: Regular
  • Employee Type: Full
  • Primary Location: NEW YORK - PENN PLAZA
  • All locations: US-NY-New York

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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