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Estimator/Project Manager

Location : Ocala
Job Type : Talent Center Postings
Reference Code : 10968799
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1
Required Education : Associates Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

General Responsibilities:

  • Fill out and submit Miscellaneous permits (ROW, Fire , and Utility)

  • Miscellaneous errands to pickup supplies, equipment, permits, and bids.

  • Basic understanding of Computers and Excel spreadsheets.

  • Maintain an organized filing system (detail oriented)

Estimator Duties:

The Estimator job duties start with a new project to bid.

Plans Review:

  • Perform accurate, detailed material quantity takeoffs by scaling Engineering plans.

  • Thoroughly review plans looking for any possible conflicts between utilities, or unspecified items (tie-ins, traffic control, testing, and unforeseen items in the bid quantities).

  • Write detailed notes or notations on the plans that may be necessary to clearly state how a certain item was figured.

Price Quotes:

  • Order and receive material quotes from suppliers and subcontractors.

  • Evaluate prices, and apply the lowest reasonable price quote to the corresponding bid item.

  • Format takeoffs and prices onto proposal sheet (includes subcontractors and assemblies) with sales tax.

  • Compile plans, specs, notes, and proposal sheets for review and final bid pricing

Project Manager Duties:

The Project Manager Job duties begin when the job has been awarded.


  • Receive shop drawings and material submittals from all suppliers and subcontractors, review for accuracy.

  • Assemble into complete packages and submit to the project engineer for approval.

  • Notify suppliers and subcontractors of project schedule.  Order materials and fabrication of pre-cast structures after approval.

As-built drawings:

  • Draw up separate scaled down “As-built” drawings for Water, Sewer, Storm, and Force Main (drawings to include pipe sizes, fittings, lot numbers, and street names).

  • Record daily logs of work performed by crews on as-built drawings.

  • Note changes and verify the need for a change orders with superintendent.

  • Prepare Change Orders using proposal format.

  • Assemble a Forman’s package including, Plans, As-builts, Proposal without prices, suppliers material lists, permits, and traffic plans (existing permits and traffic plans may need to be obtained from prime contractor).


  • Coordinate monthly billings based on work performed (using as-built drawings).

  • Give copies of supplier price lists to person in charge of billing for comparison with actual invoices.


  • Coordinate and schedule material orders, subcontractors, surveyors, soil testing labs, city inspectors with project superintendent.

  • Order utility locates prior to starting work.

Update project superintendent on all project issues

Hours :  6.00 am - 5.00 pm 

Salary:  $55,000 - $65,000 depending on experience

Required Qualifications :

  • Associates Degree preferred

  • 1+ year construction project management experience and/or training preferred

  • Excellent written and oral communication to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, etc.

  • Able to apply mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Skills :
AutoCAD Construction Mathematical skills Microsoft Excel Microsoft Office project management
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