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Stony Brook Medicine (Stony Brook University Hospital) Estimator in Stony Brook, New York

Position Summary

As a member of the project team, the Estimator provides estimates for capital improvement and renovation construction projects for the leadership of Stony Brook Medicine. The cost estimates to include labor, material, and equipment requirements for construction by the hospital construction department and or contracted contractors. The incumbent will use construction industry standards, construction drawings, specifications, visual inspections and user meetings to formalize the construction estimate/rough order of magnitude.

Duties of an Estimator may include the following but are not limited to:

Reviews construction drawings/schematic plans, specifications to develop cost estimates or rough order of magnitude in ProEst for design, construction and renovation projects. Conducts field investigation of the project site to determine project constraints. Confers with technical, professional and department leaders, designers, consultants, vendors, and contractors to establish and prepare detailed cost estimates.

Assists in preparation of bid proposals by calculating the complete takeoff and cost estimate for scope of work.

Maintains complete project documentation records for all estimates in Projectmates.

Maintains construction estimating software procurement, implementation and updates as needed.

Develops policies and procedures in support of estimating process.

Participates in the procurement review process for bids for construction, materials, and services.

Participates in request for qualification review process for architectural and engineering services.

Works with PMO and construction department to monitor actual labor, materials, equipment cost, contractor costs, quantity and rates verses the approved estimate.

Works with PMO to develop change order estimates. Reviews change orders for validity.

Participates in the green building/sustainability Practice Green Health initiative.

Participates in the estimate meeting to review the cost estimate with architectural services, finance, and Sr. Project Manager.

Participates in the capital planning process for the Facilities Department.

Participate in planning and construction meetings are required.

Develop material list for use by construction department.


Required Qualifications:

* Associates degree or higher in engineering, architectural, or construction field.

* Five years' experience working as a cost estimator in the construction field.

* Ability to read and understand the complexity of construction drawings.

* Familiarity with local building codes, national fire codes, knowledge of construction for "constructability, strong organizational and time-management skills.

* Proficient with electronic take off methods.

* Must be well versed in new construction, renovations and alterations, possess effective- communication skills verbal/written with vendors, user groups, high level leadership, design firms and construction contractors.

* Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

* Computer literacy and experience with spreadsheet and project management programs are essential.

* Proficiency in estimating computer programs.

* Experience in estimating tasks ranging in value, type and complexity from $5K to over $5M.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree or higher in engineering, architectural or construction field

* Experience of estimating new construction/renovation projects in a health care setting.

Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).

If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.


Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.

This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:

Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*

Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.

Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*

Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.

Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).

Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.


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Official Job Title: Associate Facilities Program Coordinator
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Project Office-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jan 12, 2021
Posting End Date: Apr 13, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.