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Estimating Manager- Mass Electric Industrial


Waltham, MA, US Chicago, IL, US Boston, MA, US San Diego, CA, US

Requisition ID: 101480 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Department: Estimating 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As an Estimating Manager, you will lead various estimates up to $100 million specifically for industrial & heavy Infrastructure jobs. 

District Overview

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is a subsidiary of the Kiewit Corporation.  Since our founding in 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, Mass. Electric Construction’s philosophy has been to pursue electrical projects that require a higher level of technical and logistical skill.  MEC has organized strategically to actively participate and capture projects in the growing industrial market.  We intend to effectively compete and win in traditional and alternate delivery procurements and position ourselves for a sustainable future. We self-perform the majority of our work and are looking for people committed to the industrial construction industry. 


This position will be based out of Waltham, MA, and typically requires less than 25 percent travel across the United States. One of the many things that makes Kiewit’s culture unique is that we go where the work is, which exposes your career to abundant opportunities. We relocate our teams based on the work that is available, combined with the development plans, skill sets and career goals of each team member. This means your Kiewit adventure is custom-designed to meet our shared needs. 


•     Reading and interpreting documents
•     Subcontractor solicitation
•     Leading a team of estimators
•     Analyzing drawing and specifications
•     Reviewing and assisting with proposals and other documentation to prepare cost estimates for various projects
•     Conceptual estimating
•     Preconstruction services
•     Design management


•    Aiblity to travel as needed (<25%)
•    Undergraduate degree in construction management, construction engineering, civil engineer, architecture, or related field.
•    5+ years' estimating experience required where you have been the lead estimator for at least half that time.
•    Passion for preconstruction and estimating.
•    Applicant must be familiar with conceptual, hard bid and self-perform estimating.
•    Strong organizational and time management skills.
•    Must be detail oriented and technically sound with good communication skills.
•    Strong work ethic is a must.
•    Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
•    Ability to utilize computers, and experienced with Microsoft Office, On Screen takeoff.
•    Interested in professional development and continued education.
•    Hard Dollar Estimating Software experience, LEED AP distinction and BIM experience a plus.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Mass. Electric Construction Co. (MEC) is one of the nation's premier electrical contractors serving the industrial and transportation markets. We’ve earned an industry-wide reputation for sticking to our high standards in everything we do. 

We believe in the benefits of investing in our people. Around here, learning and improving go hand-in-hand with going to work each day. You’ll constantly increase your knowledge, sharpen your skills and gain new experiences. 

If you're ready for a career that can take you places, look no further.