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Estimator/Project Manager in Houston, TX at Penhall Company

Date Posted: 5/29/2023

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Job Description

Main Purpose:

Provide overall administrative and technical management on construction project sites from bid preparation, acceptance by customer and manage the work.
This position is normally one of independent project supervision on small to medium size projects from the initial bid to final completion of project. Position has direct profit and loss responsibility.

Key Relationships:


  • Division Manager, Area General Manager, VP


  • Industry Associations, Customers

Specific Role Responsibilities:


  • Initial client contact to assess scope of work and resources required to successfully complete project
  • Prepare complete estimate for selected project with detailed review of proposal specifications, drawings, takeoff information, contracting, and the like
  • Supervise total construction effort to ensure project is completed in accordance with budget and schedule by monitoring construction schedules, milestones, job progress and completion
  • Includes interfacing with customer representatives, other contractors, etc.
  • Plan, coordinate and supervise onsite functions (scheduling, engineering,)
  • Supervise craft employees and/or other contractors as required by the contract
  • Ensure projects are completed on time and in a safety manner
  • Provide technical assistance, i.e., interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment, etc., as required.
  • Initiate and maintain extra work estimating and change orders
  • Identify new and expanded business opportunities while at customer sites and through customer contacts while on job sites
  • Perform additional assignments per Supervisor's direction.


  • 75%

Job Requirements

  • Four year Construction Management, or Construction Engineering degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience
  • Minimum of 1-3 years construction management, estimating, and/or craft supervision experience in similar trades or construction environment
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods); craft agreements, jurisdiction, negotiations; engineering, estimating, schedules and safety required
  • Excellent communication, organizational and supervisory skills essential
  • Experience using CRM software, preferably Salesforce
  • Computer/Office Machines – Microsoft Work, Excel, Outlook
  • English – proficient in business writing and verbal communication
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record required when duties require use of motor vehicle
  • Strong Financial Aptitude
  • Ability to manage projects on a day to day basis including but not limited to RFI’s, change orders, and /or scope deviation.
  • Can communicate well with Field Personnel or customers /General Contractors
  • Knowledgeable on Time and Material billing,
  • Ability to pass pre-employment and random screening for illegal substances

Penhall Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Penhall Company encourages qualified females, minorities, veterans, disabled persons to apply.


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