Estimating Project Manager | Waukesha, WI

ERG Construction Opportunities

Estimating Project Manager | Waukesha, WI

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Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and clearly communicate the bidding strategy, also schedule and lead Bid Kickoff Meetings.
    • Review Construction plans and documents.
    • Pre-bid kick-off.
    • Bid Day.
  • Set coverage strategy early and track coverage daily.
    • Work in concert with the Budgeter and PM to identify bidding strategy and create trade coverage list and bidders.
    • Identify key trades and create key sub-bidders list for bid kickoff meeting.
    • Call Subcontractors prior to and during the bidding process to solidify coverage.
    • Courses correct early based on coverage needs.
  • Review drawings with the budgeter to identify the following:
    • What is different from what we budgeted?
    • What are the key trades?
    • What are potential long lead items?
  • Create the Invitation to Bid through our bidding software and distribute it to bidders.
  • Acquire pricing from National Vendors if required for the project.
  • Monitor coverage throughout entire bid process and direct team efforts to course correct if/when necessary.
  • Answer selected RFIs as determined in pre-bid meetings and throughout the bidding process.
  • Post or review posted bids – work with Precon PE.
  • Assist PM with de-scope and review of bids.
  • Create exhibits for Owner contracts.
  • Analyze our results for bid coverage.
    • Complete budget/bid comparison form.
    • Extract unit cost numbers from bids/subcontractors when appropriate.
  • Complete analysis of Budget to Bid.
  • Update Subcontractor database.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2-5 years experience in Construction Estimating, Project Management, or related field
  • Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook, and Word proficient
  • Ability to read and understand Construction Plans, Specifications, and Bid Documents
  • 10-hour OSHA training preferred

Recruiter Contact Info

Jolene Kornas
Director of Talent – Executive Search
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