Senior Estimator

Shawmut Design and Construction   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


8 - 10 years

Posted 34 days ago

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Since our founding in 1982, Shawmut Design and Construction (a 100% employee-owned company) has been recognized as a Best Place ToWork 53 times by our employee-owners. At Shawmut, you will have the opportunity to own your career and deliver impact within our culture of ownership and innovation focused around providing the gold standard of client service for the world's most recognizable and elite brands and institutions.

We are currently looking for a Senior Estimator to join our Las Vegas office. Is your dedication to client satisfaction, accurate estimates, and positive partnerships your work passion? Do you enjoy high profile projects? Do you strive to always provide recommendations in the best interest of the client? Do you thrive on leading a team of estimating professionals and drive their growth and development?


  • Work in partnership with the project manager to plan the job prior to project initiation i.e. general conditions study, procurement schedule, logistics, etc
  • Develop comprehensive understanding of project strategy and deploy this throughout the estimating process
  • Ensure that the information required to begin the estimating process is accurate and available
  • Establish the pre-construction budget and manage the associated funds
  • Ensures that the best bids are obtained for each trade, based on the needs of the project
  • 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 biddingon the same work
  • Present information and proposals effectively to clients based on their needs and preferences


  • 7+ years experience in construction estimating, preferably with a general construction company
  • Vast knowledge of all trades: scope, time frames/field execution, typical missed scope/exposures and an understanding of MEP systems and components
  • Solid conceptual estimating experience
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of contract types and deal structures
  • Must reside in Las Vegas and be flexible to required business travel.

Shawmut prohibits discrimination against any staff member or applicant on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, disability, creed, citizenship status, or any other legally protected characteristic.