Estimator/Project Manager

Company Description

Blakemore Construction is a team of professionals that specialize in commercial paving and highway construction for multiple industries. We fuse technical expertise of our team with industry experience to deliver quality projects for our customers. Our years of project experience and focus on quality have built a solid reputation as Richmond’s leading paving and grading contractors. Our crews work seamlessly to provide quality work, great customer service, and a lasting product for every project.

We have been providing commercial paving services for over 50 years. We have a proven record of accomplishment when it comes to high-quality highway construction and completing projects on time with a stable, durable, and resilient product.

Job Description

As a Project Manager/Estimator you will be responsible for the overall scope of projects in the public, private, and commercial projects. This includes the initial site visit, developing plans, build pricing, managing project submittals, and working with state and local governments to ensure requirements are met. You will work closely with field superintendents and foremen to establish and monitor project schedules; identify, estimate, and track change order work, procurement and help coordinate subcontractor’s work. Forecasts and evaluates self-perform labor, equipment and materials and adjusts plans as needed to maximize project profitability. Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.


This position requires four years of heavy construction project management experience, evaluating project work from the initials site visit to completion. This includes experience in the following:

  • Evaluating project sites
  • Identifying labor, material and time required to complete the project
  • Quantifying takeoffs and estimate preparation for piping, concrete and earthwork
  • Generating project plan and cost
  • Manage project submittals
  • Manage awarded contracts as assigned that may include estimating extra work items, change orders, credits, procuring material, etc.
  • Manage subcontractor, supplier and client interactions
  • Prepare request for quotations and analysis of subcontract and material proposals
  • Manage multiple projects ranging between $1-8 million

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or Project Management is preferred or equivalent experienced in a similar industry. Knowledge in VDOT Specifications, Construction Standards and Submittal Documents a MUST. Knowledge in producing Category I schedules and assisting in Category 2-4 schedules. Expertise with MS Project. Primavera, AutoCAD, and Bluebeam a plus.

Blakemore offers a competitive pay and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability and a 5% 401k match.

If you are interested in joining the Blakemore team, please submit your resume and salary requirements to:

Blakemore Construction is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culture of equality, inclusion and fairness — each foundational to our core values.  We strive to create a diverse environment where each employee is encouraged to bring their unique ideas, backgrounds and experiences to the workplace.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Virginia