Construction Project Manager / Estimator


To provide management oversight and estimating for all phases of commercial construction projects, including coordinating employees, subcontractors, material and equipment; ensuring that specifications are being followed; work is proceeding with quality; schedule adherence and cost tracking. Must be proficient in estimating and scheduling with strong quantity take-off skills and conceptual estimating. The Project Manager / Estimator should have a strong understanding of construction methods and an eye for construction details. Field supervision experience is a plus.

Project Management:

  • Develops a cost-effective plan and schedule for completion of project(s) following a logical pattern for utilization of resources.
  • Minimizes exposure and risk.
  • Coordinates work of subcontractors working on various phases of multiple projects.
  • Oversees performance of all trade contractors and reviews architectural and engineering drawings to make sure that all specifications and regulations are being followed.
  • Is responsible for proper administration of construction contracts and for obtaining all necessary permits and licenses.
  • Supervises assistant managers and superintendents, reviews their reports, checks on any reported difficulties, identifies and corrects deficiencies in general any safety violations or other reported deficiencies.
  • Tracks and controls construction schedule and associated costs to achieve completion of projects within budget and on schedule.
  • Reports to owner, architects and portfolio managers on progress and any necessary modifications of plans and specs.
  • Manages day to day operational and tactical aspects of multiple construction projects in a supervisory role.
  • Manages day to day client interactions and expectations, directly or in a supervisory role.
  • Accurately tracks project costs and maintains strict adherence to the budget.
  • Generates and issues regular internal and external project reporting.
  • Proactively identifies changes in project scope and ensures appropriate measures are
  • Predicts changes in scope and revenue.
  • Administers Submittal Review process between Subcontractors/Suppliers and the design team.

Estimating and Scheduling:

  • Prepare conceptual estimates for project viability evaluation and budgeting with owner(s)
  • Prepare detailed quantity take-offs and final estimates for projects of varied size
  • Estimate labor and materials for self-performed items
  • Provide initial project schedule to management for review and refinement

Project Knowledge:

  • Review bid requirements thoroughly and asks follow-up questions
  • Has a thorough understanding of the scope for specific trades assigned
  • Develops RFI’s and clarification documents
  • Ensures adequate subcontractor coverage and pursues new subcontract and vendor relationships
  • Performs a comprehensive “bid day” analysis and scoping of specific assigned trades
  • Understands the size/scope of project(s) and corresponding subcontractor or supplier capability to perform
  • Creates bid lists that fit scope of job
  • Aggressively minimizes exclusions
  • Submits value-engineering ideas


Salary will be commensurate with experience and education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Excellent computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office Products
  • Extensive knowledge of industry practices, procedures and market trends
  • Detail oriented and capable of managing priorities
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Financial and Job Cost Accounting Knowledge
  • Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous activities and groups of people who need to cooperate to achieve maximum efficiency

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum of five (3) three years of verifiable experience. Experience in all types of commercial construction management and estimating.  A Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or similar field is preferred. Experience and a high degree of competency may offset some degree requirements.

Working Conditions:

  • Work in an office and field environment
  • Must be able to lift 100 pounds
  • Must be able to sustain posture in a seated position for prolong periods of time
  • Extended hours may be required to meet project deadlines
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse and other business machines

Job Type: Full-time