17 days old

Estimator/Project Manager

Chamberlin-Washington, Inc
Takoma Park, Maryland 20912
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift, 2nd Shift
  • Reviews bid invitations received by the company weekly and forwards accepted/not-accepted to office staff, to ensure timely response. Records plans/blueprints received in Bid Invitation and Plan Log binder.
  • Develops complete and accurate estimates based upon plans, specs and other documents received by the company. Follows-up with contractors to request additional information as needed for providing bid proposals.
  • Assures that ‘take-offs’ are estimated based upon accurate material pricing, estimated labor hours, equipment rental, mobilization, and other costs that may be associated with project. Documents this pricing directly on written ‘take-off.
  • Provides revisions, updates and changes to bid proposals and contracts as may be requested by contractors.
  • Maintains communications with contractors on all projects that are estimated or awarded.
  • Thoroughly reviews the scope of work on contracts received to ensure that it matches the scope submitted within the bid prior to forwarding to the Contracts Administrator and President for execution.  Reviews Letter of Exception to ensure an understanding of project-specific terms of contract.
  • Assures that material submittals and spec data information are submitted to contractors and that documented approval has been received prior to ordering and start of job. 
  • Develops Schedule of Values for contracts that require AIA billing requisitions.  Communicates with Accounts/Office Manager as needed or requested to ensure a mutual understanding of accurate project billing.  
  • Answers inquiries about projects to President, Field Operations Manager, field workers, and contractor representatives; provides for appropriate follow-up as needed or required.
  • Attends meetings as scheduled and shares updated information about current or upcoming projects.
  • Assists in creating and continuing long-term relationships with contractors and customers.
  • Assists in ensuring OSHA standards and proper safety practices are maintained.
  • Represent the company in a professional manner at all times, working to ensure customer service and satisfaction.
  • Returns calls to customers and sub-contractors within 24-hours of receiving message, to the extent possible.
  • Conducts site visits to projects, as needed or requested. Assures that Job Progress Report is completed and forwarded to office staff within 48-hours of site visit.
  • Communicates regularly with the Field Operations and President on projects to assist in ensuring quality control is maintained on projects.
  • Ensures that product and workmanship warranty information, as required of contract, is forwarded to office staff for completion and processing to vendor and general contractor.
  • May assist in conducting Safety Meetings (once per month); attends scheduled safety meetings.
  • Provides input, feedback and suggestions for improvement in cost efficiency, business operations, etc.


Microsoft Office, On-Center software.


Posted: 2021-07-06 Expires: 2021-08-05

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Estimator/Project Manager

Chamberlin-Washington, Inc
Takoma Park, Maryland 20912

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