Cost Estimator / Consultant

Dharam Consulting - Boston, MA


Dharam Consulting are seeking self starting individuals who have between 4 - 8 years of experience in the construction industry, experience with; and / or : Construction Management Firms, General Contracting firms or Construction Consultancy Firms including Engineering/ Architectural Firms. We are considering resumes for the following office locations: Boston, New York, Philadelphia & Washington DC; Engineering & Construction Management degrees are desirable.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Concisely present estimates and cost plans to owners, architects & engineers.
  • Feels comfortable in a presentation environment & presenting to groups of industry peers.
  • Ability to cost plan and conceptualize what is potentially missing from design documents.
  • Ability to identify the most significant cost risks/ impacts on a project.
  • Experienced with measurement and measurement software such as OST.
  • Can perform detailed estimates when required. Both quantifying and production of cost rates.
  • Understands labor, materials & markups that contribute to trade rates in estimates.
  • Understands general conditions & temporary project requirements.
  • Can produce conceptual / schematic estimates from narratives only.
  • Understands the value management & value engineering process. Can produce a value engineering log/schedule to identify possible project savings.
  • Is proficient in Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to program in excel with analytical approach is desirable

Salary negotiable based on experience level.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Engineering or Engineering Project Management: 5 years (Required)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel experience do: 5 years (Required)
  • Field or site: 2 years (Required)
  • Cost Estimating: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)