Role details

Senior Construction Estimator

Boston   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking an estimator who will bring their expertise to help manage others
  • Seeking someone who has extensive industry knowledge and connections

About Our Client

This reputable general contractor is looking for an in house estimator to bid numerous building and construction projects in Boston.

Job Description

The Senior Construction Estimator will be:

  • Capable of performing detailed quantity take-offs and organizing the quantities with unit pricing in production of an estimate.
  • Ability to build a full conceptual cost estimate from architectural sketches.
  • Experience in developing and implementing value engineering solutions to drive down project costs for the Owner while maintaining a high level of construction quality.
  • Experience in coordinating with the architect, structural engineer, civil engineer, and MEP engineers to determine cost effective solutions during the design process.
  • Capable of writing detailed scopes of work for construction contracts to be implemented by the field operations team.
  • Ability to coordinate the scopes of work of multiple trades to ensure nothing is missed for the project team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple, concurrent projects and aggressive deadlines.
  • Ability to lead junior estimators in soliciting bid proposals from the Boston marketplace.

The Successful Applicant

The Senior Construction Estimator will have:

  • 5+ years experience in construction estimating
  • Vast knowledge of all trades: scope, time frames/field execution, typical missed scope/exposures
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge about estimating processes and delivery methods
  • Understand MEP systems and components, and be able to scope and analyze MEP bids
  • Solid conceptual estimating experience
  • Management experience: coaching, feedback delivery, delegating and mentorship
  • Demonstrated communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of contract types and deal structures
  • Extensive experience with retail construction projects

What's on Offer

The Senior Construction Estimator will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package

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