Chief Estimator

Name : Manish Patel
Industry Type : Specialty Contractors
City & State : New York,New York
Job Title Chief Estimator
Relocation Preferences : New York
Objective : A position as an Estimator
Resume :  
HIGHLIGHTS
Over 20 years international experience as a project engineer/Estimator working on industrial, commercial and residential projects ranging in size from 10 - 40 million dollars.
Reduced project costs up to 30% through careful budgeting, cost control of material and manpower and meeting deadlines throughout the project life cycle.
Experienced in quantity take-offs minimization of waste and controlling overhead costs.
Certified in The Basic of Fall Protection Training Program
Effective communicating with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and sub-contractors.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Estimator Jan 08 - Apr 10
Regal USA Concrete Inc, New York, NY
Employed to prepare bid prices and provide detailed estimating for high rise super structure concrete works during the project, including takeoffs, material, and labor. Coordinated material transfers with engineers and sub-contractors. All the projects included unit-price and lump sum contracts.
Project list (Super Structure Concrete framing work)
8 stone street, New York, NY involving a forty-three(43) story hotel building value of $15,300,000.00 plus change order $3,500,000.00
311 West 39th Street, New York, NY involving a forty(40) story hotel building value of $12,750,000.00 plus change order $2,170,000.00
775 & 805 Columbus Avenue, New York involving a two(2) Fifteen story(15) apartment building value of $15,000,000.00 plus change order $ 700,000.00
306 West 44th Street, New York, NY involving a thirty-five (35) story hotel building value $38,500,000.00 plus change order $1,800,000.00


Estimator Feb 03 - Apr 07
Nationwide Paving, Toronto
Employed to prepare bid prices and provide detailed estimating during the project, including takeoffs, material, and labour. Coordinated material transfers with engineers and sub-contractors. All the projects included unit-price and lump sum contracts.

Project Engineer / Estimator 1989 - 2002
National Engineering and Contracting Company, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Successfully managed 14 Civil Engineering projects ranging in value from $10,000,000 to $40,000,000 each, over a period of 13 years.
Provided leadership and direction to subordinates ensuring time and cost sensitivity.
Liaison with various Government authorities to obtain authorizations and approvals.
Interacted with consultants, architects, clients and coordinated with sub-contractors.
Selected building materials and working methodologies to ensure productivity.
Completed progress reports and evaluations and submitted monthly project invoices
Additional duties including:
oTendering-costing of quantities
oProject correspondence
oApproval and finalization of variations, claims and construction details
oApproval of various material and construction details
oPreparation of weekly work schedules for the project

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