Oversees all phases of production and coordinates equipment and manpower needs; manages projects and estimates work and costs of various jobs for potential future business by performing the duties outlined below.
Duties and responsibilities
Acquires customers via telephone, mail, or in-person communications, to generate opportunities for bidding on jobs.
Evaluates job information to ensure company can perform specified job.
Provides estimates for jobs that result in company profits.
Prepares job estimates and quotations on computer on a regular basis; submits to management on a timely basis.
Plans job functions, including material, labor, and timeline requirements.
Interfaces with management to perform jobs awarded to company.
Maintains and files job records to include open bids, lost bids, bids awarded, and completed jobs.
Assists in review of completed jobs for future estimates.
Enters appropriate daily billing information into computer; generates and reviews billing reports.
Ensures production is properly completed by maintaining ongoing contact with production personnel and clients.
Works directly with client to resolve problems.
Maintains ongoing contact with sales staff and clients to receive feedback regarding all aspects of workflow, such as shipment dates, special needs, product updates, feasible improvements, and problems.
Applies knowledge of technology and capabilities of the company’s physical plant to best meet client’s needs.
Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education/Experience High school diploma or general education degree (GED), and four to six years related experience and/or training; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provided the requisite knowledge.
Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Skills Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Technical Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software, spreadsheet software, Internet software, database software, and estimating software.
Certificates and Licenses
Valid Driver’s License
Although the Project Manager/Estimator works mostly in normal office conditions, with a moderate noise level from office machines, he/she will often visit construction sites and factory floors which may be noisy, dusty, dirty, and occasionally hazardous. These visits may involve frequent travel. May be exposed to weather conditions including extreme cold and extreme heat.
Project Managers/Estimators often work under stress and pressure to meet deadlines, in order to prepare bids, which may require overtime. Inaccurate estimates can cause the company to lose a bid or to lose money on a job that otherwise could have been profitable.
Working conditions may include limited physical activity, as in an office environment, which requires manual and finger dexterity for operation of personal computers, adding machine, and routine paperwork. Ability to sit for extended periods of time. Visits to on-site construction settings may require manual labor and knowledge and use of safety equipment. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
About Ironshore Contracting
IronShore Contracting is a professional installer of flat and low slope roof systems for commercial, industrial, institutional and retail buildings. We also provide roof maintenance services in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. for key customers.