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Project Cost Estimator

Job ID 00755900 Location Weill Cornell Medical Center
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New York, New York


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Expand a World Class Medical Institution in a World Class City

Project Cost Estimator - Facilities Design & Construction Capital Technical Services

Step into the #1 hospital in New York (U.S. News & World Report, 2016-2017), where Facilities design professionals bring innovation and passion to our mission: Putting Patients First. Our organization represents one of America’s largest academic medical centers and your work will create state-of-the-art spaces that enhance our reputation as a destination for outstanding care. We invite you to Make It Possible.

In this role, you will be responsible for preparing cost estimates for Facilities Design & Construction projects based on the use of construction plans, industry knowledge and historical data. As needed, the Cost Estimator will collaborate with the PM in on-site review and management of assigned construction projects. The Project Cost Estimator will work with the Business Manager in maintaining a historical database of project costs, NYP design and construction standards.

Preferred Criteria

  • Professional Engineer (PE) or Registered Architect License (RA)

Required Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineer, Facilities Management
  • Minimum 7 years of experience I design/construction, facilities operation management
  • Broad knowledge of Health Care Facility Guidelines (FGI) design and construction standards, processes, costs and implementation.
  • Detail oriented with ability to focus on quality and accuracy; well organized
  • Working knowledge of the facility and general operation’s in a health care environment.
  • Ability to work collegially and in collaboration with internal facilities and external staff.
  • Excellent leadership, personable, oral and written communication skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of industry practices, procedures and trends.
  • Technical competency in utilizing on-screen take off software


Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.

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