Shawmut Design and Construction

  • Director of Preconstruction / Estimating Services

    Job ID
    Construction Operations
    Regular Full-Time
    Construction Operations
  • Overview

    At Shawmut, our primary objective is to deliver exceptional service catered to our clients’ specific goals and concerns. Our project teams deliver top quality work through a hands-on, collaborative process while keeping our clients’ best interests our absolute focus at all times. With specialized training and the support of a national company, we foster project teams whose skill and dedication leads to the deliberate, predictable and repeatable construction experiences that have attracted and retained the top clients in every market in which we focus. The most memorable construction experiences are based on one principle—it’s the people who make the difference. And at Shawmut, we have the very best.


    This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for a passionate, experienced professional to join our leadership team in a strategic partnership with clients who are committed to changing the design and construction industry.

    • Senior level role within a highly progressive business unit focused on highly collaborative project delivery and strategic partnerships with a world-class clientele.
    • Projects will vary in scale and complexity from small renovations to complex, large-scale projects, working with high-end design firms.
    • This candidate will be proficient in kicking off and leading large teams through the target value design process in a co-location setting, beginning with developing the initial conceptual cost model, validation, target value design, pull planning, A3, root cause analysis, etc.


    • Senior level role with 15+ years experience
    • Prior experience includes:
      • Estimating, Preconstruction, Construction Operations (pm or super)
      • Projects: Academic and Healthcare, all sizes, renovation and new construction
      • Conceptual cost modeling and benchmarking
      • Design-Build and Target Value Design (DBIA member or certification a plus)
      • Integrated Project Delivery
      • Colocation/Big Room
      • Lean/Last Planner (LCI member or certification a plus)
      • Value stream process mapping and continuous improvement
      • Supply chain partnerships
      • Technology: Timberline, Revit, and D-Profiler

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs and ladders and general navigation of an area under construction.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.   Performing this job requires the use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.



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