Estimator/ Project Manager

Detroit Permanent USD80,000 - USD95,000
  • Growth within one of the top Commercial Restoration in Michigan
  • Competitive salary and great benefits

About Our Client

My Client is the oldest and most experienced waterproofing and commercial restoration contractor in the United States. Their values are integrity, quality & safety. They employ the largest most experienced skilled labor force in the Midwest. They also pride themselves on the training and safety of our skilled workforce. My client has been in business, learning and adapting for over 100 years.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities for the Estimator/ Project Manager Estimating

  • Identifies labor, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, construction plans, specifications, and related documents. Visits project sites when necessary.
  • Identify and evaluate bid opportunities
  • Develop competitor profiles
  • The coordinate pre-bid review process
  • Coordinate post-bid analysis
  • Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials, identifying qualified subcontractors, and negotiating prices.
  • Computes cost factors and prepares estimates. Coordinates estimates with field personnel.
  • Calculate and analyze costs to ensure all requirements are met.
  • Copy and submit bid/quote on time either in person, by fax, or electronically.
  • Executes contract agreements, and assists with plan preparation, and estimates. Negotiates and prepares change orders as necessary.
  • Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hours and related cost data or effect cost reductions.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Ability to analyze bid statistics and develop competitor profiles.

Project Management

  • Write correspondence letters compile submittal information, review shop drawings, mix designs, and all other necessary documents so that the project can begin and function properly.
  • The coordinate project handoff process
  • Reevaluate the project prior to work begins
  • Take part in branch operations meetings
  • Coordinate project progress review/post-mortem/post-project cost reviews.
  • Ensure accurate trend reports and monthly projections
  • Take part in performance dialogues and meetings
  • Assist in scheduling.
  • Notify subcontractors and suppliers of anticipated start and delivery needs.
  • Schedule Pre-job meetings and progress meetings both internally and with the owner.
  • Assist and support Area Superintendent and Foremen as needed.
  • Review job quantities, approve invoices, and subcontractor payments, prepare extra work change orders, and monitor job costs.
  • Maintain and analyze monthly cost projections and report projections to Management.
  • Review, tabulate and negotiate final quantity agreements with the owner and/or Prime contractor to ensure 100% payment for all work performed.
  • Review monthly account receivables and cash aging reports.
  • Performs other job-related responsibilities and special projects as requested.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Commercial Restoration Estimator/ Project Manager (Construction) candidate will have:

  • At least (5) years of experience in the construction industry, (3) years of estimating experience
  • Previous experience working with restoration/concrete
  • Proficient inputting detailed estimates and bids together (large & small)
  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills
  • Effectively can read and understand a set of blueprints
  • Previous experience working for a subcontractor or supplier (selling services to GCs and/or owners)
  • Willingness to collaborate and work effectively with a team of 10+
  • Ability to use Bluebeam, Onscreen Takeoff, or other estimating software platforms

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree -Construction Management or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficient with Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary with annual bonus opportunity (80,000-95,000)
  • 100% Employer paid Medical, Dental, & Vision - BCBS PPO
  • Generous Paid Time Off Policy - 15 days at hire, 20 days on 1 year service anniversary
  • Company Credit Card & Fuel Card
  • 401k Plan with Employer match
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