Estimator / Project Manager – Heavy / Highway

at Diamond Coring
Location Chicago, Illinois
Date Posted July 28, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Position Summary: Construction Estimator / Project Manager

The Estimator/ Project Manager will be responsible for estimates, proposal development and specialized management in the concrete pavement restoration industry.

Responsibilities include:

Monitor and maintain job costs, purchasing and scheduling.
Monitor bid opportunities and be responsible for customer relationship management.
Develop estimates from various types of bid documents and their key components such as bonding, insurance, indemnification and damage clauses.
Develop construction means and methods, appropriate equipment, material use and applications, crew sizing and crew buildup.
Determine productivity rates and accurately include these estimates in the bid package.
Visit proposed job sites.
Attend pre-bid and job site meetings.
Understand and apply Overhead and General Conditions recovery to support the work.
Effective communication and negotiation skills.
Possess the innovation and development techniques needed on special projects that fall outside the normal scope of operation.


B.S. Civil Engineering or Construction Management or the equivalent of 2+ years of project management and estimating experience in concrete pavement restoration and road construction.
Knowledge of multi-locality labor agreements and prevailing wages and DOT specifications.
Position will be located in Chicago, IL BUT must have ability to travel.

The successful candidate will:

Have proficiency in CADD, Word, Excel, Outlook. HCSS HeavyBid, BidX.
Transcribe notes from meeting minutes, telephone conversations, and communications from the field.
Train others to perform at acceptable levels on relevant office tasks.

Diamond Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified females, minorities, veterans and disabled persons to apply in person or

This job description is not intended to be misconstrued as an all-inclusive list of the responsibilities, skills and working conditions associated with this position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position, activities, and reserves the right to modify and assign other duties as necessary.

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