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Estimator / Project Manager (Commercial Roofing) - Hopelawn, NJ

Job description

We are currently seeking a Commercial Roofing Estimator/Project Manager for our Hopelawn, NJ location.

The Estimator/Project Manager role is responsible for estimating, scheduling, operating and managing projects from cradle to grave. The Estimator/Project Manager ensures that all associated work is performed in a timely and cost-effective manner, in accordance with applicable plans and specifications, company policies and procedures along with sound roofing practices. The Project Manager reports to the Operating Unit President.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Understand the contract to ensure the Companys responsibilities and scope of the work
  • Responsible for catching deviations from the specifications and plans as it relates to scope, contract and schedule
  • Generate estimates from blueprint drawings, specifications, field notes, field drawings, and actual field inspections
  • Obtain all necessary information, such as: field inspections, measurements, photographs, and sketches required to provide accurate customer pricing
  • Submit proposals to customers
  • Communicate with owners, architects, engineers, general contractors and property managers
  • Attend/conduct all weekly meetings in conjunctions with project start-up, pre-bid, sales, job progress
  • Generate project budgets, submittals, equipment requirements, purchase orders, material lists, manpower requirements, lodging, and transportation
  • Handle all safety issues
  • Conduct pre-job safety analysis of each project
  • Monitor job costs against original estimates, budgets and change orders
  • Manage project closeouts and ensure warranty documents are requested and received
  • Execute contracts with subcontractors
  • Month end WIP report and cost to complete report
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, college preferred (Construction Management)
  • Minimum three (3) years of roofing or construction industry experience.
  • Critical skills include planning & organizing; problem identification/resolution, follow-through, priority setting, and a sense of urgency in accomplishing tasks.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds and comfortable visiting actual job sites about 50% of the time (without fear of heights)
  • Ability to speak, read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and policy documents, as well as converse comfortably with associates.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles
  • Familiarity with project management software.
  • Extensive knowledge of roofing materials, techniques and requirements