Construction Estimator

Perini Management Services, Inc

About the job

Perini Management Services, Inc. (PMSI), a federal government prime contractor, seeks a Construction Estimator to join our team in our home office located in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Job Description

As part of the Estimating Department, the Estimator will perform their duties and responsibilities in support of the department’s mission to win new work through development and submission of high quality estimates and proposals.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Review project solicitation documents for accuracy and completeness and develop questions as they relate to assigned scope of work
  • Solicit subcontractor/vendor quotations, prepare and distribute bid document packages, respond to inquiries, be knowledgeable of respective scopes of work and responsibilities
  • Develop scope of work packages to define project work requirements through narratives, checklists and quantity take-off
  • Evaluate and analyze subcontractor/vendor proposals to ensure accuracy in scope. (Quantities, schedule, inclusions, exclusions, etc.)
  • Prepare subcontractors/vendors price analysis sheets
  • Coordinate with design team, on design-build RFP’s, to support development of proposals
  • Assist with purchasing and definition of subcontractor/ vendor agreements scope of work


  • Ability to understand construction documents and develop scopes of work
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple projects at the same time

Computer Software

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word primarily)
  • Working knowledge of On-Screen take-off software or similar a plus
  • Working knowledge of estimating software – Sage Estimating (Timberline) experience a plus


  • Three (3) to eight (8) years of experience in the construction industry with an emphasis on subcontractor supervision, coordination and/or estimating
  • Experience in fixed price, design-build, and/ or self-perform estimating a plus
  • Experience with Government projects a plus
  • Experience with sitework, concrete, steel or building interiors, a plus
  • Candidates local to our Framingham, MA home office preferred

Work Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Remote Position : No

Travel Required: Minimal

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