Project Manager/Estimator (Earthwork)
Company: Veit & Company, Inc
Posted on: September 23, 2022
NEVER SETTLE, DIG DEEPER. OUR CORE VALUES Deliberately Safe We
believe all safety incidents are avoidable when everyone operates
with a deliberate mindset. We are deliberately proactive and
thorough in training and job planning. We are deliberately safe in
our everyday operations and decision-making.
Build with Intention We build with intention. Whether in the office
or the field, we work with grit and determination toward a better
future for everyone involved. We leave things better than we found
them, and never leave a job until we re proud to put the Veit name
Leaders Dig First Egos have no place at Veit. We expect everyone on
our team to dig in with a leadership mentality. That means being
willing to jump in, take ownership, and get mud on our boots -
especially when times get challenging.
Real Relationships Like our work, we approach relationships
authentically, with a long-term mindset. Whether you re a client
partner, vendor, or team member, we make an effort to build a more
meaningful connection with you by communicating with respect and
Integrity in Everything As part of the Veit family, everything we
do and say reflects on this entire company. We act with integrity,
which means treating others just as we want to be treated, doing
the right thing, and holding ourselves accountable. About Us Veit
is one of the country s leading specialty contractors, with over 90
years of experience and the best people in the industry. We pride
ourselves on our relentless pursuit to push the construction
industry forward and deliver for our customers. Our modern fleet of
iron, diverse expertise, and unmatched determination allow us to
successfully tackle some of the largest and most complex projects
across every sector while also living out our values every day. Our
company culture is one where everyone pitches in to get the job
done, regardless of job title or seniority. We do everything we can
to maintain an atmosphere where family comes first. We want every
one of our employees to look forward to each day at work and make
it home safe and happy at the end of the day. Position Summary The
Project Manager/Estimator s primary duty is to bid and secure
Earthwork 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 Seeks out/completes bid opportunities through
client relationships, networking opportunities, public/private
postings, assigned bid opportunities, and various other means.
Develops and maintains positive working relationships with current
clients; responsible for creating relationships with potential
Estimates projects for bid submittal by reviewing plans and
specifications, calculating quantities, gathering quotes and
submittals, constructing the bid, and creating the bid
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 with Project Coordinators 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.
Communicates and is responsible for meeting EEO/DBE project
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
Seeks approval for all project change orders (before work is
completed) and manages changes to the scope of work to maintain
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
Assures that Veit s Leadership is informed on all matters of
relative importance. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Bachelor s Degree; 5-10+ years experience and/or training; or
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated proficiency with Construction Bidding and Project
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
Ability to develop and nurture lasting client relationships.
Ability to maintain compliance with all Veit policies and
procedures. Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Working
knowledge of Viewpoint Vista and HCSS construction software is
preferred. Other Valid Driver s License and ability to maintain a
satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
Occasional travel and overnight stays to jobsites outside of office
location area (10%). Physical Demands The physical demands
described are representative of those that must be met by any
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this
job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee
is regularly required to stand and/or sit in a stationary position
for extended periods of time; 50%+. The employee is regularly
required to use a computer/laptop/iPad in on office environment
with natural and/or florescent lighting, navigate between office
building floors, and on occasion, attend off-site meetings. The
employee occasionally may encounter high noise levels, but hearing
protection is provided/required. Work Environment The work
environment characteristics described here are representative of
those employees may encounter while performing the essential
functions of this job. Most often an office environment, however
jobsite travel is required. Employee frequently works alone and
with others. Frequently exposed to variable work environments,
including unique conditions outside a typical office environment.
Occasionally exposed to moving machinery, odors, dust, pressurized
equipment. Occasionally exposed to electrical hazards. May be
exposed to environmental conditions, loud noises, and variable
weather including rain, snow, wind, cold, and heat. VEIT does not
accept recruiting agency solicitations.
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