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Western Construction Estimator Project Manager in Rapid City, South Dakota

Estimator / Project ManagerPosition Summary:iThe Estimator / Project Manager is responsible for the timely and accurate completion of bids for heavy highway and asphalt paving construction projects. This position monitors state, local and private bid lettings and prepares quotes and bids for general and subcontract work. The estimator works closely with all department heads to ensure accuracy of bidding and effective project scheduling. This position also manages the post-award contracts and is responsible for the internal planning and scheduling of projects. The estimator also handles contact from potential customers inquiring about our products and services. This position reports to the President.Duties and Responsibilities:Monitor state, municipal and private sources for bid lettings and opportunities.Keep an effective schedule of upcoming lettings and proposal due dates and communicate regularly with department heads about upcoming bid opportunities.Conduct pre-bid planning meetings with stakeholders in potential projects to ensure thorough and accurate bidding.Develop expertise in HeavyBid project bidding software. Maintain accurate cost data for use in developing bids and quotes.Develop and deliver high-quality, professional bids to potential customers and government agencies.Follow up with customers on awarded work and oversee the contract and subcontract document generation.Effectively communicate awards to department heads, providing plans, deadlines and project details clearly and concisely.Facilitate post-award planning meetings, scheduling discussions and provide overall project management leading up to construction.Field calls and emails from existing and potential customers inquiring about our products and services at our various pits and quarries.Maintain internal price lists and projections based on commitments.Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.Qualifications and Skills:5 years construction management and/or project estimating experienceProficiency with Microsoft Office products a must; knowledge of HeavyBid software a definite plusPositive, professional attitude and strong work ethic.Effective communication and organizational skills.Ability to prioritize workload and self-direct.Western Construction offers a fun and fast-paced work environment, competitive wages and extensive benefits package. Visit our website at to learn more about us and Apply!