Commercial Construction Project Manager/Estimator

Buffalo, New York, United States

Posted on 09/11/2019 by StraussGroup, Inc.

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Position Details




Construction / Commercial Construction


Building Construction / Skilled Trades

Job Level:

Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

You will be responsible for preparing estimates and bid proposals, as well as planning, managing, and tracking the progress of various construction projects.


Essential Functions:

  • Perform takeoffs from plans, prepare estimates, and write bid proposals.
  • Preparation and submission of Product data, shop drawings and other required project start-up documents.
  • Soliciting pricing quotes, issue PO’s/Subcontracts, track changes, and manage relationships with subs and suppliers for multiple projects.
  • Document control, tracking work changes, and pricing of additional work.
  • Ensure compliance with minority participation goals or other contract requirements.
  • Timely addressing of issues, and proactive approach to quality.
  • Work with on-site personnel to ensure all safety requirements are met.
  • Attend job progress meetings.
  • Ensure all documents and information necessary for successful completion of the projects are available to job foreman and superintendents.
  • Provide a clear and efficient flow of information between the office and the field.

Necessary Skills

  • Ability to read and understand construction plans and specifications
  • Experience with construction estimating / on-screen takeoff software
  • Experience with construction management software packages
  • Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
  • Outstanding knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Competency in conflict and crisis management
  • Good time-management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Critical-thinker and problem-solver

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