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Job #: 6638
Title: MEP Cost Manager/Estimator
Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $110,000.00 - $140,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


One of our favourite Boston Clients, a leading Project and Cost Consulting Firm, is in need of a MEP Cost Estimator to join a client-focused team. This is an exciting opportunity for a high-caliber individual to join and strengthen to their office.

The MEP Cost Estimator will take the project and pull the necessary components together and establish, in an accurate manner, the anticipated cost of the MEP portions of the project.

This position is responsible for coordinating the mechanical, plumbing, fire protection and electrical aspects of the project with other disciplines to assure complete scope coverage. The ideal candidate should have experience in cost estimating, quantity surveying and/or construction management



Preparation of construction related cost estimates, cost plans, and cost strategies
Reviews drawings and specifications to determine scope and quantities to calculate pricing
Communicates, solicits and interacts with sub-contractors in various trades to obtain pricing for projects
Determines quantities of materials in various trades by using estimating department software
Change order reviews and valuations of work in progress and bid analyses
Preparation of studies and plans on value engineering, life cycle costing, and sustainable practices
Attends pre-bid meetings and site visits to assess the conditions of the site or existing building, as necessary
Solicits and receives MEP bids, reviewing for scopes of work and pricing for completeness.
Communicates with bidders for final overview and assures completeness of bid prior to inclusion in an estimate, bid or guaranteed maximum price (GMP)
Reviews drawings and specifications for MEP assigned portions of Preconstruction
Projects to calculate budgets from schematic through final construction documents as assigned
Communicates with team members, bid captains, estimating manager and others as required, convening scopes, pricing, construction details, etc.
Prices work as required to budget for MEP trades
Provides complete estimates on MEP trades
Develops strategies to pursue, estimate and win competitive bids
Develops and establishes ability to budget MEP work without 100% of documentation to the point of developing ability to conceptually budget, visualize and plan a project
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results


Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or related field is required
Recent experience and specialty in electrical and mechanical cost strategies
Cost control in the commercial/institutional/Industrial sector concentrating on vertical construction
Experience with conceptual and detailed measurement / pricing
Experience in CMGC / GCCM process
Experience with estimating software systems, onscreen takeoff software and BIM
Professional certifications preferred

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree