Civil Construction Estimator/Project Manager

Job Brief

Blakemore Construction is currently seeking an experienced Civil Construction Estimator/Project Manager with a
strong background in project management and civil construction work.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Attend pre-bid meetings and perform site work evaluations
  • Identify labor, material and time requirements required to perform work
  • Quantify takeoffs and complete estimate preparation for piping, concrete and earthwork
  • Manage project submittals
  • Follow awarded contracts as assigned – may include estimating extra work items, change orders, credits, procuring material, etc.
  • Subcontractor, supplier and client interactions
  • Preparation of Request for quotations and analysis of subcontract and material proposals
  • Ability to multi-task and handle tight deadlines
  • Ability to perform, if necessary, as project manager on projects ranging between $1-8 million

Knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform essential functions:

  • Technical Knowledge
    • Ability to perform a variety of duties that may often change and work within standards of accuracy
  • Physical Requirements
    • Ability to stand or walk for long periods; use arms and hands to reach for, handle and manipulate objects; lift and carry materials weighing up to 30 pounds. Stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl. Ability to see well and distinguish between back up alarms, voices and other normal sounds consistent with construction job sites.
  • Environmental Adaptability
    • Work inside 85% of time and outside 15% of time in all weather conditions

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Degree in Construction Engineering Management, Civil Engineering or other related engineering degree a plus
  • Minimum 4 years heavy civil construction experience
  • Knowledge in VDOT Specifications, Construction Standards and Submittal Documents a MUST
  • Knowledge in producing Category I schedules and assisting in Category 2-4 schedules
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project
  • Primavera and AutoCad skills a plus
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Team player, able to get along with a diverse group of people working towards a common goal
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Virginia