Chief Estimator
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Schimenti Construction Company

201-500 employees

National construction firm specializing in various sectors
Company Overview
Schimenti Construction Company, a nationally operating construction firm, stands out for its commitment to quality, service excellence, and a solutions-based approach, as evidenced by its consistent ranking as a Top 400 Contractor and its recognition as the #1 Retail Contractor in New York by Engineering News-Record. The company's strong focus on client excellence and communication has fostered a relationship-driven brand that has led to successful projects across retail, hospitality, corporate, commercial, and industrial sectors. Furthermore, its positive company culture has been acknowledged by Crain’s New York and Hartford Business Journal, listing Schimenti among the "Best Places to Work" multiple times, demonstrating its dedication to employee satisfaction and well-being.
Industrial & Manufacturing

Company Stage


Total Funding





New York, New York

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Architecture & Civil Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience in budgeting and estimating for commercial construction projects. Both core & shell and commercial interior knowledge required. Retail construction or banking construction experience a plus
  • Proven ability to compile complete estimates and hard bid packages with trade breakdowns
  • Procurement and MS Project scheduling experience
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to lead or participate meetings with subcontractors, clients, owners, and architects as needed
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to deliver to deadlines for multiple concurrent projects
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in reading commercial construction plans and specifications
  • Ability to value engineer a project
  • Knowledge of Tri-State subcontractor base
  • College degree preferred
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong knowledge of MS Project, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Sage/Timberline skills preferred
  • Knowledge of On-Screen Takeoff preferred
  • Review project plans, requirements and specifications and perform detailed quantity take off and pricing for internal budgets for comparison with market pricing
  • Develop subcontractor bid lists and prepare bid packages
  • Manage the solicitation of subcontractor pricing and leveling for comparison with internal estimate and bid submittal
  • Attend project walk throughs, acting as point of contact for all pricing activities during the RFP stage
  • Coordinate constructability review with operational team when required to address any extraordinary scope, logistics, phasing and ensure General Conditions and Requirements are accurately priced
  • Evaluate project risks and appropriately mitigate in partnership with the Operations team
  • Ensure bid Qualifications and Exclusions are clearly articulated at time of submission mitigating SCC risk
  • Attend client interviews and support work winning
  • Lead post-award leveling and buyout, inclusive of risk analysis in partnership with the Operations team
  • Establish internal construction budget at handoff to the project management team
  • Prepare detail cost analysis of scope changes and assist/support Project Management staff members in field as needed
  • Lead estimating function during preconstruction services for awarded projects
  • Perform all phases of budget estimating functions from conceptual design through design development and construction documents
  • Lead value engineering as required
  • Maintain and communicate data on construction and material cost trends affecting project pricing
  • Maintain unit-cost database with adoption of Destini Estimator software