Lead Estimator

Tutor Perini     Construction     General Contracting     MA-Boston     June 4, 2020

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Position Overview

Lead Estimator

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

About Perini Management Services

Perini Management Services, Inc., www.pmsi.tutorperini.com, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tutor Perini Corporation (TPC), www.tutorperini.com. As part of the TPC Building group, PMSI specializes in design-bid-build and design-build construction projects for U.S. federal agencies, both within and outside the continental United States. PMSI also provides contract completion services to sureties nationwide.

PMSI provides a competitive compensation package and health and welfare benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability)

Job Description

The Lead Estimator will take charge of the complete estimating process, working with the Estimating Team in the development of high quality estimates / proposals that result in a successful project award.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review project Request for Proposal (RFP) documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Manage internal RFP document distribution
  • Prepare Project Information documents incorporating all important solicitation information
  • Manage scope of work assignments with project estimators
  • Manage question and answer process with project owner
  • Coordinate and/ or attend pre-bid site visits, as required
  • Manage and coordinate development and distribution of preliminary design information working with a subcontract Design Partner on  Design-Build solicitations
  • Work with corporate groups to obtain current insurance, bond and tax information
  • Request and arrange for receipt and execution of bid bonds/ guarantees
  • Evaluate and analyze subcontractor/vendor proposals with Estimators to insure accuracy in scope (quantities, schedule, inclusions, exclusions, etc.)
  • Review and/or prepare vendor/ subcontractor lists, solicitation formats, bid analyses
  • Assist in the development of potential subcontractor call lists/ logs, including documenting compliance with Small Business requirements   
  • Review and/or obtain pricing of major project items, Division 1 and other scopes as required
  • Assist the Scheduler in the development of the overall project schedule
  • Ensure compliance with RFP Requirements and Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Prepare price proposal documents for Management review and approval
  • Execute turnover of awarded projects to Operations Team, including assisting in procurement
  • Development of Cost Code, Schedule of Value and Budget Breakdowns for awarded projects


  • Ability to work with multiple team member to accomplish a common goal
  • Ability to understand construction documents and recognize potential construction issues
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time

Computer Software

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


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in the construction industry with an emphasis on estimating
  • Experience as the lead on project estimates/ proposal 
  • Experience in fixed price, design-build, and/ or self-perform estimating a plus
  • Experience with government project estimating a plus


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability)

Boston, MA Construction-General Contracting

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