Island Foundations Corporation has been building concrete infrastructure throughout the five boroughs and northern New Jersey since 1994.

Job Summary:

Responsible for the preparation and development of cost estimate bids. Work directly with the executive team on all bid projects and provide supervision to entry level estimators.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop cost estimates within the required timeframe.
  • Review construction documents and understand scope of work to bid.
  • Collaborate with other technical resources and review similar past projects when applicable.
  • Account for all required resources, including labor, materials and time.
  • Execute take-offs of construction documents.
  • Input take-offs into computer spreadsheet.
  • Project labor cost for bid.
  • Obtain pricing for materials with suppliers.
  • Obtain bids from subcontractors.
  • Prepares cost analysis in computer by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs incurred in the installation of items.
  • Where predetermined standard(s) are not available, makes an estimate.
  • Informs executive team of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or computer database.
  • Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.
  • Mentors and supervises entry level estimatorsAttends departmental meetings as required.


  • B.S. in engineering discipline preferred
  • Bid estimating software a plus
  • 2 years of experience in estimating in the construction field
  • Background in construction, Structural and Civil preferred
  • Must remain calm under pressure and during stressful situations
  • Must have a sense of urgency and the ability to prioritize
  • The ability to work according to company schedule of hours and a minimum of 40 hours per week.
  • Computer skills a must.
  • The ability to represent the company in a professional manner.

No RELOCATION offered for this position. Island Foundations Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested and qualified candidates should fax their resume with cover letter to: Bill Kiecka, 718-967-2542 or send it in the US mail to Bill Kiecka, Island Foundations Corporation, 84 Winant Place, Staten Island NY, 10309.