Senior Estimator - Boston, MA


Posted on: 
November 14, 2022

In 2020, construction in the U.S. generated $6.5 billion in revenue, and as a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $2.8 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. With U.S. headquarters in New York City, Skanska has 29 offices with 7,600 employees nationwide. An industry-leading innovator in both safety and project execution, Skanska offers competitive solutions for traditional and complex assignments that build a more sustainable future for our customers and communities.

Skanska is searching for a Senior Estimator with experience in a wide variety of market sectors including Higher Ed., Office, Residential, K-12, and Life Sciences to support the rapid growth in these areas. You will work with and get support from both local and national resources in this role. This is a great opportunity for a rising or experienced professional to become a part of one of the largest construction companies in the world in a market with unlimited potential for growth.

On Offer

  • Competitive salary plus bonus.
  • Highly subsidized insurance program.
  • 401k & ESOP – both with matching.
  • Family centric time off and leave policies.


  • Bachelor’s Degree – Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or equivalent/applicable degree
  • 15+ years of experience in Cost Estimating/Preconstruction.
  • Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products, Estimating software, subcontractor outreach, and document control systems.
  • Thorough understanding of the industry.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understands consequences of actions and seeks counsel in making key decisions.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with clients.
  • Exhibits strong leadership qualities.
  • Keep the project team informed on job progress.
  • Strong math/analytical skills.
  • Drives sustainability.
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines.
  • Strong decision-making/problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to make effective decisions quickly.
  • Perseveres through challenges.
  • Must be patient but expects and obtains results.
  • Able to prioritize workload and assignments.
  • Works diligently to improve business.
  • Ability to maintain a good work/life balance.
  • Seek training opportunities.
  • Be inquisitive and always want to know more
  • Desire to progress in career.
  • Builds confident relationships with peers/coworkers.
  • Considerate of co-workers.
  • Flexible interpersonal skills to work with all levels of management.
  • Must have a good attitude and be approachable.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times.
  • Must have a high level of integrity and be trustworthy.
  • Good time management and organizational skills.
  • Action-oriented.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.


The position derives his or her authority, and performs all duties with guidance, from the VP of Preconstruction.

Apply by:
December 5, 2022
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