Shawmut Design and Construction

  • Assistant Estimator - New Haven

    Job ID
    US-CT-North Haven
    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.


    At Shawmut an Assistant Estimator is responsible for multiple processes related to project estimating. These include drawing/document review to develop an understanding of the project scope; invitation to bid process which involves initiating the process of obtaining bids from Subcontractors, reprographics, process management, ensuring that all document are made available to everyone involved and bid tabulations/evaluations to ensure a comprehensive range of Subcontractor bids.


    An Assistant Estimator is also responsible for ensuring that the required infrastructure and information required for the development of a project budget exists.


    In addition to project estimating, an Assistant Estimator is responsible for relationship management. This includes building and maintaining positive subcontractor relationships and developing critical relationships within Shawmut.


    Required Skills/Behaviors


    • Delivers World Class Customer Service
    • Grows and Develops Self
    • Drives Communication
    • Interpersonal Savvy
    • Team Player
    • Demonstrates a Sense of Urgency
    • Has A Long Term View
    • Acknowledges Mistakes
    • Integrity and Trust


    • 2 plus years of experience in construction estimating or a related field.
    • Experience with one or more: out of the ground, renovation, retail chains, flagship and high end boutiques, fine dining and themed restaurants, high end corporate tenant interiors, and retail banking a plus
    • Timberline estimating experience a plus.


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