Estimator

Name : howco
Industry Type : Related Professions
City & State : New York,NY
Job Title Estimator
Relocation Preferences : NY-NJ-Pa
Objective : I have been estimating public works projects for agencies including the PANYNJ, MTA Long Island Rail Road, AMTRAK, SUNY, NYC School Construction Authority, NYC Departments of Environmental Protection, Sanitation, and Design and Construction. As a result I am well-versed in reading and interpreting contract specifications, negotiating and processing change orders, and monitoring prevailing wage rates for all trades regarding compliance with local labor laws.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Senior Estimator (2006 - 2009):
NYC DDC Central Park Police Precinct
State University of New York at Stony Brook- Two new facilities
PANYNJ / PATH various work orders incl.Fiber Ring and Radio / HUB / Downtown Development
MTA LIRR East Side Access

Consulting Senior Estimator, 2005, prepared electrical budget estimates for several NYC DEP projects and upgrades including:
Tallman\'s Island and Powells Cove
Croton Catskill Delaware Kensico Reservoir upgrades including UV disinfection facilities
Alley Creek Combined Sewer Overflow
Paerdegat Basin CSO

Additionally, prepared a number of estimates for the NYC SCA, primarily fire alarm and public address.


Long Island Rail Road Capital Program Management, Jamaica, NY (1998 - 2004): Consulting Senior Estimator for the preparation of approx. $70 million in electrical estimates for the 2000-2004 program, with primary emphasis on DC Traction Power Substations. Component replacement estimates included tunnel lighting, third rail cable, poles, signal power cable, battery banks, motor-generators, and platform lighting. Reviewed numerous AMTRAK Force Account Estimates including Tunnel Life Safety Projects.
Order-of-magnitude substation rehabilitation estimates included:
*Manhasset$1.37 million
*Bayside $2.31 million
*Grand Avenue$2.58 million
*Massapequa$2.28 million
*Nassau Blvd.$2.31 million
*Floral Park$3.91 million
*Inwood $2.85 million

Third Party Substation Replacement Bid Estimates included:
*Island Park and Valley Stream $22 million
*Babylon Yard$15 million
*Shea$5.7 million


New York City School Construction Authority, New York, NY (1991 - 1994): Estimator involved in change order negotiations relating to fire alarm upgrades, electromagnetic door locks and metal detectors for city-wide Safe Streets Safe City Program. Additionally, negotiated miscellaneous change orders for elementary, junior and senior high schools with change order values ranging from $10,000 to $500,000.

North Shore Marine Transfer Station (NYCDOS) and Hunts Point Water Pollution Control Plant (NYCDEP) (1989 - 1990): Both projects involved electrical system improvements including refurbishing existing panel boards and motor control centers, feeder replacement, fire alarm upgrades, new lighting, new telephone system, branch wiring including marine-grade receptacles, hazardous location and corrosion-resistant equipment, new heat-tracing system, roof smoke hatches and combination fire/smoke dampers.

NYCDEP - North River Water Pollution Control Plant (1986 - 1989): - Negotiated $1,000,000+ in change orders for new 375,000,000 gallon per-day sewage treatment plant. Work included new lighting, branch wiring, panels, switchgear, motor control centers, connections to all motorized equipment, heat tracing, instrumentation and control, main feeders and service equipment. Work also included motorized equipment such as skip hoists, rake drives, sludge pumps, odor control units, anaerobic digesters, waste gas burners, chemical mixing pumps, water meters.

EMPLOYMENT
2006 - 2009 URS Corp.,New York,NY Senior Estimator
2005 J.C. Estimating, Inc., Elmsford, NY, Senior Estimator
1998 - 2004 The Liro Group, Syosset, NY, Senior Estimator
1996 - 1997 DeMatteis Organization, Elmont, NY, Senior Estimator
1991 - 1994 NYC School Construction Authority, Senior Estimator
1986 - 1990 J.C. Estimating, Inc., Elmsford, NY, Senior Estimator

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Engineering Technology, School of Engineering, The City College of New York

Associate in Applied Science (Electrical Technology), New York City Community College


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