Estimator/Project Manager

Experience, Skills and Attributes needed

  • Minimum of 3 years of heavy / civil / site work estimating experience
  • Knowledgeable regarding all aspects of site work
  • Sales and negotiating skills
  • Experience reading blue prints and performing accurate supply and material take off
  • Familiar with DOT requirements
  • Strong personal character and integrity, and a heart for teamwork and excellence
  • Energetic with a high sense of urgency
  • Strong customer advocacy
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform in a collaborative, team-based environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft office software.
  • Highly proficient in the use of HCSS – Heavy Bid estimating software
  • Proficient in use of AGTEK Earthwork take-off software
  • Able to develop and maintain client relationships
  • Work independently 45-55 hours per week


  • Meet with potential clients, subcontractors and engineers to determine the scope of work.
  • Document, organize, understand and interpret complex streams of information and paperwork including plans, specifications, geo-technical reports, environmental reports and other data common to the heavy / civil construction industry.
  • Solicit, analyze and review subcontractor and vendor’s price quotes for conformity to the Bid Documents.
  • Recognize crew and equipment requirements based on work variety.
  • Work collaboratively with the field supervision team to garner their creativity with regard to building the project in a productive manner.
  • Complete accurate site work take-off for environmental controls, land clearing, excavation, storm water management, underground utilities, concrete curbing, stone base, asphalt paving, and all other aspects of site work.
  • Complete accurate estimates of required labor, equipment, materials, and subcontractors needed to complete project.
  • Prepare proposals
  • Communicate effectively with clients during the bidding stages, post bid stages and final negotiations.
  • Attend client meetings as necessary for post-bid scope analysis.
  • Review contracts and manage contract administration.
  • Follows awarded contracts as assigned. May include estimating extra work items, change orders, credits, procuring material, etc.
  • Plans, organizes and staffs key field positions through department heads.
  • Establishes project objectives, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy.
  • Initiates and maintains liaison with prime clients and Architect/Engineer contacts to facilitate construction activities.
  • Monitors/controls construction through administrative direction of on-site superintendent to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigates potentially serious situation and implement corrective measure.
  • Manages financial aspects of contracts to protect company’s interests and simultaneously maintain good relationships with clients.

We offer excellent full-time benefits, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays, paid time-off, health/HSA, dental, and vision options.

Job Type: Full Time


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