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Project Manager / Estimator
San Luis Obispo, CA

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$130,000 - $170,000 / yr

Established General Engineering Contractor seeking motivated, professional, and career minded Civil Construction Project Manager for our San Luis Obispo office location.

Responsibilities would be as a Civil Division Project Manager. This position must possess the willingness and skills to effectively fulfill the duties outlined below which enhance the probability of success on the projects undertaken by the Company. This position will require the fundamentals and duties including, but not limited to:

·       ·  A willingness to seek project harmony with fair dealings and customer satisfaction while striving to maintain Company’s interest in profitability, quality work and professional performance.

·       ·  Professional performance that assists Company with promoting and maintaining a positive and competitive image in the community by maintaining core beliefs of Safety, Quality & Integrity.

The Project Manager Position would include the following:

·       ·  Planning, organizing, directing and controlling of projects with various duties to include; buyout & coordination for purchase orders, negotiating with and development of subcontracts, coordinating and meeting with owner representatives on a regular basis, organization of and written documentation of all RFI’s/Submittals/Schedules/Change Orders/Claims/Correspondence, coordination with maintenance of as- built drawings, draft billings, and development of CPM schedules with monthly schedule updates and associated narratives.

·       ·  The PM position takes ownership & responsibility for the projects under his control.

·       ·  Provide mentorship to Project Engineers with clarity which develops their skill set toward techniques and tasks that meaningfully support a Project Manager.

·       ·  Manage and be responsible for the field superintendents and foreman who supervise and direct in-house Craft labor & subcontractors. When in the field, inspection going work for conformity to the Contract Documents, assist superintendents with task problem solving, reinforce project safety which may include Written Warnings to personnel for safety &/or behavioral deficiencies.

·       ·  Assist in equipment procurement decisions. Reinforce field maintenance duties of company equipment.

·       ·  Reports to and works directly with the Civil Division Vice President and company President.

This position also would include participating in the Bid Process and Estimating work. This would include the following:

·       ·  Utilize InEight/Hard Dollar estimating program, resource inputs, and manipulation.

·       ·  Ability to seek out upcoming projects to bid through trade journals, newspaper notices, electronic media

sources and/or District/City contacts.

·       ·  Attend pre-construction job walks and analyze the elements necessary to formulate constructibility.

·       ·  Exhibit a high-level of proficiency to breakdown project plans into work sequences compatible with the

project bid items, conduct material takeoffs to secure vendor pricing, and generally estimate the project

costs pertaining to Company labor, material, equipment, and subcontract costs.

·       ·  The position requires the ability to discern and ascertain elements of risk unique to each project based on

the Owner supplied data (plans, specifications, geotechnical reports, environmental mitigation parameters,


·       ·  The position requires an understanding of sophisticated process equipment and the ability to communicate

with vendors or suppliers to understand the costs associated with proper installation and operation.

·       ·  The position requires the ability to intelligently converse with engineers, architects, owners and management concerns, all toward a complete and accurate estimate.

Education – Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or related field preferred, or equivalent combinations of technical training and related experience.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

·       ·  Proficiency with all MS Office products, Procore, and Bluebeam

·       ·  Understanding of scheduling software, Primavera P6

·       ·  Working knowledge of civil construction equipment and techniques, drawing and specifications, building materials and required standards applicable to discipline.

·       ·  Ability to assume responsibility, interface and communicate effectively with others.

Salary is based on experience and assignment. We offer an excellent benefit package including medical/ dental/vision and life insurances, 401K, PTO, and paid holidays.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage diversity in our workforce.

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