N.B. WEST CONTRACTING CO. has been instrumental in paving driveways, parking lots, roads, and highways for nearly six decades. We are a customer-oriented company specializing in asphalt paving and concrete construction. Our two offices offer convenience for our customers throughout the St. Louis area, East Central Missouri, neighboring counties and nearby states such as Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. In addition, we operate four asphalt plants to provide efficient and economical supplies to finish projects throughout the region..
Job Overview: The Construction Estimator / Project Manager is responsible for bidding, planning, executing, and finalizing asphalt construction projects. This role involves managing project resources, schedules, budgets, and ensuring quality control throughout the construction process.
·Prepare detailed cost estimates by analyzing plans and specifications and performing quantity take-offs for DOT projects.
Utilize estimating software and tools to ensure precision and efficiency in cost calculations.
2. Project Planning:
Collaborate with clients and stakeholders to define project scope, goals, and deliverables.
Develop comprehensive project plans, including schedules, budgets, and resource allocation.
3. Resource Management:
Select and manage subcontractors and construction crews.
Procure necessary materials and equipment.
Ensure adequate staffing levels for each phase of the project.
4. Budget and Cost Control
Monitor project budgets and expenses.
Implement cost-saving measures when possible.
Prepare and submit accurate cost estimates to clients.
5. Quality/Safety Compliance
Ensure the highest standards of quality and safety are maintained on all projects.
6. Project Execution:
Lead and motivate project teams, including field crews and subcontractors, to achieve project goals.
Resolve project-related issues and conflicts.
7. Client Communication/Relations
Serve as primary point of contact for clients.
Provide regular project updates and address client concerns or requests.
Build and maintain a strong relationship with DOT and municipal clients, ensuring customer satisfaction and repeat business.
8. Documentation and Reporting:
Maintain detailed project records, including progress reports, change orders, and correspondence.
Generate project status reports.
9. Risk Management
Identify potential project risks.
Monitor and manage project risks throughout the construction process.
10. Project Completion
Ensure all project milestones are met.
Conduct final inspections and ensure client acceptance of completed work.
Close out the project, including financial reconciliation and documentation.
Compensation Package overview:
Competitive salary with Bonus Pay
Company Vehicle or Allowance
401k with employer match
Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Benefits
Employee Assistance Program
Professional Development Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement after 3 years of employment
The Construction Estimator / Project Manager plays a crucial role in the successful completion of West’s construction projects. They must balance the technical aspects of construction with effective project management to ensure that projects are delivered on time, and to the highest quality standards.
We offer competitive industry compensation packages and opportunities for career growth. West Contracting offers a full 5% 401k match and up to 10% of your salary invested into a 401k profit sharing program. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for construction management, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our team of dedicated professionals.