Shawmut Design and Construction Estimator in Boston, Massachusetts
Starlite Building Services has one goal – to deliver a world-class building experience. Starlite’s deep bench of talented and dedicated craft workers allows you to remain in control and ensure your job runs seamlessly. Our team is a one-stop solution that provides the expertise and flexibility to fill any gaps and plug-in wherever needed, taking on critical work that other building service companies and distributors won't. To set you up for success before the job even begins, we assist with project scope, budgeting, scheduling, site logistics, and materials, drawing on the knowledge of our experienced craftsmen, trades, and laborers.
We are currently looking for an Estimator to join our Boston Office. This individual will find
Work in partnership with the project manager to plan the job prior to project initiation i.e., general conditions study, procurement schedule, logistics, etc
Completes a thorough review of all documents to ensure that they accurately reflect the conversations and agreements with the client and other subs.
Develop comprehensive understanding of project strategy and deploy this throughout the estimating process
Ensures that the best bids are obtained for each trade, based on the needs of the project
Know and track unit costs of construction means and methods, and materials for specific trades
Perform detailed quantity take-off and pricing for multiple specific trades as needed and in a timely manner and prior to established deadlines
Review estimates and pricing with lead estimators and project managers as requested
Structure a fair and comprehensive final sub bid process by incorporating all information from previous budgets, by educating all subs on the Shawmut view of the project, including, but not limited to detailed written scope of work, logistics, etc., so that they are all bidding on the same work
3+ years of experience in construction estimating or a related field (preferably in drywall, rough carpentry, wood framing, metal stud framing, firestopping)
Software skills: Bluebeam, Excel, Building Connected, On-Screen Takeoff
Vast knowledge of all trades: scope, time frames/field execution, typical missed scope/exposures
High attention to detail and oranganized
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