Project Manager/Estimator

Position Summary

The Project Manager/Estimator’s primary duty is to bid and secure Earthwork & Demolition construction projects. Once projects are awarded, the Project Manager/Estimator manages the contract work from start to finish including scheduling, cost containment, monitoring progress, compliance, and client contact.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with current clients; responsible for creating relationships with potential future clients
  • Estimates projects for bid submittal by reviewing plans and specifications, calculating quantities, gathering quotes and submittals, constructing the bid, and creating the bid submittal
  • Coordinates pre-construction meetings for projects awarded to ensure communication and coordination between project managers, field, and office support. Works with operations staff to coordinate appropriate construction methods and staffing needs
  • Obtains necessary permits and licensing
  • Manages costs by tracking labor, equipment, and materials
  • Manages billing to ensure accuracy of invoicing, preparation of payables, accounts receivable collections, approval of accounts payable in a timely manner and management of over/under billing monthly
  • Ensures all aspects of the project are met safely, on/under budget and in the appropriate time frame allowed
  • Uses appropriate resources to troubleshoot any project issues that may arise
  • Seeks approval for all project change orders (before work is completed) and manages changes to the scope of work to maintain profitability
  • Coordinates efforts and communication with the project owner/general contractor to work toward safe and timely project completion and adjust project scope of work and timelines as needed
  • Assures that Kevitt’s Leadership is informed on all matters of relative importance

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 5+ years’ experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Construction Bidding and Project Management software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). Experience with MS Teams is desirable but not required
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to clearly articulate information to all levels of management, employees, external vendors, and other business associates
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, clients, and/or regulatory agencies
  • Ability to define problems, collect and document data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of situations and events and respond accordingly. Ability to seek counsel, when needed and use a variety of resources
  • Ability to maintain compliance with all Kevitt policies and procedures


  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check
  • Must be able to work 8-10-hour workdays, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends. Must be flexible regarding work hours including possible out of town work
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employees encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Employee is exposed to environmental conditions, working near machines and loud noises associated with construction sites. Exposed to variable weather conditions including rain, snow, wind, cold and heat.

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