Project Manager/Estimator - RiverBend Materials Construction (Eugene, OR)

in Eugene, OR

Project Manager/Estimator - RiverBend Materials Construction (Eugene, OR) Job

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    Eugene, OR 97408, US

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    Project Manager

The project manager prepares bids for public and private construction work, follows up and/or sells these projects and manages all aspects of successful bids and projects. The project manager oversees and directs construction management. He/she communicates directly with contractors concerning project cost, staffing, and scheduling. He/she prepares project status reports and works to ensure plans adhere to contract specifications. The project manager must be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. He/she relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. He/she performs a variety of tasks and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Provides estimating costing and submission of bids on all projects (i.e. public/private) as directed by the Branch Manager/Chief Estimator.  This involves thorough review of bid documents, collection of subcontractor prices and prompt submission of the bid.
  • Coordination of bid evaluations should be based on review with the Branch Manager/Chief Estimator. Bids should be cost evaluated to previous type of work, production rates, labor productivity, and previous bid history.
  • On successful bids, the project manager should prepare and submit all contract documents and insure they are properly executed.  Key areas of responsibility include:
    • Subcontracts and sub-contractor coordination.
    • Project schedules, material requests and approvals.
    • Coordinate project specific training, safety and EEOC compliance.
    • Pre-construction conferences with the Production Department and/or owner.
    • Coordination with Branch Managers, superintendents, and contract administrators.
    • Preparation/approval of monthly pay estimates from owner and sub-contractors.  Accuracy of pay estimates.
    • Assure accuracy of sub-contractor submittals and coordination of work.
    • Coordination with owners on timing of work and proper completion.
    • Negotiate all contract change orders in writing prior to the work being accomplished
    • Respond timely to all owner and sub-contractor correspondence
    • Approve all subcontractor/supplier invoices
    • Maintain daily project logs/quantity records. Monitor job costs with Operation Department.
    • Assure compliance with project specifications, quality and customer satisfaction.
  • In some locations, the project manager may work in the field, delivering supplies or assisting the work crews.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • College or technical education preferred
  • Three years previous experience in bidding, estimating, project coordination, or field management preferred. College Graduate in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field will be considered in place of experience.
  • Experience with supervisory skills, production, safety and operation
  • Proficient with Windows based computerized systems
  • Must possess strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance and attendance
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Demonstrates a willingness to work overtime and weekends as needed
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

RiverBend Materials is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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