JDL Corporate Interiors - Boston

JDL Corporate Interiors is currently looking for several talented people to join our growing team.

JDL Corporate Interiors is a premier general contracting firm specializing in interior commercial spaces

JDL provides a full range of general contracting and design services for a sophisticated and discerning clientele. With a focus on high-end projects, we build long-term relationships with our clients through workmanship, expertise, and a commitment to quality and service. For these reasons, we approach each client project with the same level of commitment, whether we are providing services for a single storefront or for a large commercial property.

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    Full Time

    Project Estimator

    JDL Corporate Interiors

    Project Estimator

    9 Broad St #400, Boston, MA 02109

    We are seeking a

    Project Estimator

    to join our growing team.

    role type
    Full Time
    June 17, 2022

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    Project Estimator

    We are seeking an experienced, detail-oriented Project Estimator to join our growing organization.

    Job Duties

    At JDL Corporate Interiors, Inc., Project Estimators are responsible for the following:

    • Review blueprints/drawings to understand general project scope
    • Review blueprints/drawings for missing information and generate RFIs
    • Select which subcontractors are needed
    • Identify any specialty items and seek out associated vendors
    • Send invitation to bid and to the appropriate subcontractors
    • Answer scope questions from subcontractors and accurately communicate scope
    • Review subcontractor questions and determine when additional information is needed to supplement the drawings – send associated RFI’s
    • Attend client walkthroughs and serve as a competent representative of the company
    • Collaborate with other members of the Estimating Department, Project Managers and JDL Management team to ensure all project timelines are met and client satisfaction is achieved
    • Demonstrate and maintain effective and open dialogue with the project team regarding changes in work, job conditions, subcontractor relations and any deviation in the direction of the project during the bidding phase
    • Promote positive subcontractor relations by dealing professionally and fairly with all subcontractors and vendors instilling this philosophy at all times
    • Develop comprehensive understanding of project strategy and commitments including financial goals, scheduling, logistics, phasing, milestones, inspections
    • Review subcontractor proposals as they are submitted to ensure the following:

    Scope is covered in its entirety

    Any and all “ADD/ALTS” are properly broken out as necessary by the trades

    • Competently compile pricing that covers required scope that ensured JDL will be competitive on pricing
    • Coherently review scope and pricing with clients

    Budgeting Responsibilities

    • Effectively manage client expectations on timing
    • Review a fit plan (limited information) and extrapolate what work is required
    • Communicate with clients to ensure expectations are aligned (re: the construction of the space)
    • Perform quantity takeoffs
    • Review existing site conditions and determine any related concerns
    • Input takeoffs into budget – review values against past experience/historical cost

    Job Requirements

    We are currently looking for a Project Estimator with 1-5 years of estimating/construction experience. The ideal candidate is someone that can assist the Estimating department immediately and needs little to no training to make valuable contributions. Training and mentoring and development of the candidate will take place throughout as their career progresses at JDL.


    Working at JDL Corporate Interiors, Inc. is a unique experience unrivaled in the industry. We consider our employees the winning strategy in our company’s success. JDL Corporate Interiors, Inc. Project Estimators work on extraordinary and cutting-edge projects with elite local clients that seek us for our expertise.

    We offer very competitive benefits, including:

    • Health Care Plan (Medical, & Dental)
    • Retirement Plan (401k, Roth)
    • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
    • Flexible Spending accounts for commuting, child care and senior care
    • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
    • Training & Development
    • Free Food & Snacks

    Additional Roles

    Our core business is tenant interiors, focused on high-end projects that involve innovative, creative designs that require expert workmanship and keen attention to detail.
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