Peter C. Smith

Peter C. Smith | Vice President of Estimating

Peter C. Smith - Vice President of EstimatingPete is vice president of estimating for J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc. Pete oversees the department responsible for bidding, negotiating, and securing contracts for the company, in both the public and private sector. Developing and maintaining client relationships is the foundation of their success.

Pete graduated from the University of Hartford with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and knew that heavy civil construction would be his career path.

After graduation, he spent 10 years working for a small family owned bridge builder in Connecticut, as an office engineer, project engineer, and estimator. A move to New Jersey was next, and over the next 11 years he worked for several heavy civil contractors in New Jersey and New York. Pete spent 4 years in the field as a superintendent and then transitioned to estimating as a senior estimator.

Pete found his way to Creamer in 2005 when he joined the team as a senior estimator. In 2009, he was promoted to Chief Estimator, moving to the Linden office. In 2018, he was chosen to join the management team as vice president of estimating. Pete’s vision is to encourage the collaboration of his estimating group. Each member exhibit strengths and expertise that compliment those of the rest of the team. Having been the lead estimator on many projects in his career, he sees the value in a team approach to estimating. It’s a great feeling when you can share the success of securing a contract with your colleagues.

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As we all cope with the Coronavirus Pandemic, the leadership of J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc. continues to focus on the safety and well-being of our employees, clients and communities. We are taking all precautions to reduce the risk of exposure and to promote social distancing as we closely follow the latest developments and recommendations from the CDC, local, state and federal governments. Our teams are working to safely navigate through this challenge together and we will continue to communicate and support our clients as they try to serve their customers.

We hope that you and your families stay safe.

Joseph T. Walsh
Chief Operating Officer and President