Construction Project Manager / Estimator

Confidential Company  •  Little Rock, AR

5 - 7 years experience  •  Construction

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 01/04/18 by Greg Downs
Little Rock, AR
5 - 7 years experience
Construction
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 01/04/18 by Greg Downs

Project Manager/Estimator

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have completed technical training in construction, construction management, or project management. You must have relevant constructionexperiencewith a minimum of 5years in a Project Manager or supervisory capacity in Commercial Construction. An emphasis in Restaurant/Retail is a plus. Salary: Negotiable - Some travelrequired.

· Knowledge of scheduling, drawings and specifications for related work, as well as construction methods is essential

· Plan all constructionschedules, work sequences, performance requirements and milestones required to complete the project as bid

· Support Field Superintendents from the office and with site visits from start to finish

· Be able to do quantity take-offs of site & building concrete, reinforcing, masonry, lumber, etc

· Position may require providing clients with estimates of all items as per project specifications

· Maintain accurate budget forecasts, including revenue, manpower, material expenditures, profitability across projects

· Coordinate information and activities among estimating, financial and construction as well as subcontractors, vendors and project superintendent, ensuring proper communication flow, utilizing project meetings, correspondence, and documentation as necessary

Estimating:

Prepares and maintains status of plan reproduction

o Solicits and maintains communication with subcontractors and vendors

o Prepares subcontractor bid packages

o Transmits addenda and other bid information to subcontractors

o Ensures that we have the proper coverage from subcontractors on bid day

o Contacts supply houses to obtain additional subcontractor bids

o Shows creativity and resourcefulness to gain better pricing from subcontractors

o Prepares bid form and submits bids on bid date

Review bid requirements thoroughly and asks follow-up question on every bid

o Has a thorough understanding of the scope for specific trades assigned

o Develops RFI's and clarifications and ensure adequate subcontractor coverage and shows

interest

o Performs a comprehensive "bid day" analysis and scoping of specific assigned trades

o Understands how to fit subs to the size/scope of project

o Creates bid lists that fit scope of job, ensuring that we have the right subs for the project

o Minimize exclusions by “doing our homework”

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