Almost 40 years’ of industry experience renders Scott Carter an extremely capable chief estimator at DEW Construction, with deep expertise in project management, cost estimating, cost control, project scheduling and quality control. Scott has estimated over a 1.6 billion dollars’ worth of projects over his career in a range of different sectors. Scott is both well-liked and highly respected in the industry, and his commitment, professionalism, amiable manner and communication skills are an asset to both the projects on which he works and the team with whom he works.
Upon graduation from Vermont Technical College in 1983, Scott began his career in estimating with HCI Craftsmen in Winooski, VT and then with Simpson Construction Co. out of Rochester, VT. Quick to advance his skills, In 1989 he was hired by Bread Loaf Construction in Middlebury, VT as a Lead Estimator. Before joining DEW in 1999, he was a Senior Estimator with Barr & Barr, Inc., Boston, MA and Middlebury & Shelburne, VT.
Life Outside DEW
Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, fishing as time permits, spending quality time under engine driven vehicles, repairing everything else that is almost broken and working on the house they built in 1993. If he could do it all over, he would build the entire home with concrete, steel, fiberglass and plastic. When Scott is not estimating for work, he spends quite a bit of time estimating for architectural design and previous owner friends that call their trusted friend for help.