Manatt's Inc Project Manager/Estimator in Newton, Iowa
Our Newton, Iowa asphalt facility is looking for an Asphalt Project Manager/Estimator. The role plans, directs, coordinates, scopes and estimates the completion of projects. The PM will participate in the conceptual development of a project and oversee its organization, scheduling, implementation so that a project can be completed on time and within budget.
Other duties include and not limited to:
Evaluating sites, creating proposals, tracking and participating with client interactions and maintaining the project database. Project Managers will team with sales and communicate with company management to supervise projects and maintain the integrity of the projects.
Analyzes blueprints, specifications, proposals and other documentation to assist in the preparation of time, cost, materials and labor estimates for all phases of project
Manage project objectives, timelines, budgets, financials and ensure quality control plan is in place for all jobs and plan work accordingly
Assess and control risk of work proposed and to complete
Proactive communication with sales, scheduling, management, crews, subcontractors and customers per company expectations; providing onsite direction as needed. Responding to all inquiries on a timely basis.
Identify, manage and control changes on assigned jobs, including developing change orders
Maintain and enforce safe work environment, enforcing procedures, standards and rules and regulations.
Previous asphalt paving experience preferred
Project Management experience preferred
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience; preferably in construction management
Valid DL, with good driving record
Excellent math and geometry skills
Knowledgeable in and proven abilities with estimating in a paving or construction type environment viewed as a plus
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Must have ability to interact with external and internal customers and partners in a fast pace, multitasking environment, working independently with a high degree of problem solving
Proficiency in use of Excel and experience with an estimating package helpful
Overnight travel may be required statewide.