Project Manager/Estimator
The Kelly Group 8 reviews - New Orleans, LA

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Primary Focus

  • Estimate projects-civil, structural, and/or mechanical, piping and sheet metal
  • Develop clear and detailed project scopes for the customer
  • Supervise and direct with foremen and workforce
  • Customer relations-maintain current and develop new customers
  • Conduct site visits and attend pre-bid meetings to understand the constructibility of projects
  • Understand plans and specifications to identify the types and grades of materials and equipment needed and to ensure compliance with project requirements
  • Review specifications, contract terms and requirements
  • Contract and subcontract negotiation and administration
  • Conduct pre-job meetings with foremen to review scope of work, manpower requirements, work sequence, special requirements and safety
  • Monitor ongoing jobs for costs, profitability and schedule adherence
  • Maintain detailed and orderly estimate and project files
  • Effectively document and manage change orders
  • Maintain safety awareness


  • Engineering degree preferred (civil, mechanical or structural)
  • Construction Experience and or related Education
  • Supervisory skills
  • Must be proficient at multi-tasking and organizing activities to meet deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and good interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of the technical requirements of the industry
  • Concrete, industrial sheet metal, carpentry, structural steel, pipefitting and insulation experience preferred
  • Hands-on knowledge of
  • Estimating software-Microsoft Office
  • Scheduling software-Cost Distribution
  • Common contracting procedures and practices
Other Requirements

Must possess and maintain current valid Drivers' License and a driving record acceptable to company insurer.

Must be able to drive legally in any state where driving may be required to conduct company business.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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