Commercial Construction Estimator/Project Manager

Happe Construction Services/Happe Homes - Ankeny, IA

Full-timeEstimated: $84,000 - $110,000 a year

Estimator/Project Manager – Commercial Construction we are looking for a candidate who wants to join on the ground level and grow a successful commercial construction company. This person not only will be paid a base salary but also have bonus opportunity based on project profitability. We are looking for a candidate who will be responsible for finding, bidding, and managing the successful execution of construction/installation projects. The Project Manager will ensure that his/her projects are completed in a safe, quality, and cost-effective manner on time and on budget. This is a great opportunity to build from the ground up and be part of an up and coming company!

Primary Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Search, find, bid, and secure commercial jobs
  • Maintain effective relationships and partnerships with customers, management, and field staff
  • Read, comprehend, and implement project drawings and specifications
  • Estimating, bid, and proposal preparation
  • Prepare project documentation, including work plans, status reports, submittals, etc.
  • Prepare and track Project Schedules and Submittals and budgets
  • Selection and management of subcontractors and material vendors
  • Direct and coordinate project teams, including Superintendent and field level personnel
  • Tracking of costs and preparation of project cost reports
  • Recognition of change orders and preparation of required documentation
  • Assist in business development activities as required
  • Able to handle multiple projects
  • Adhere to safe practices

Job Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in construction management, architecture, or engineering
  • 3 to 5 years of applicable work experience as a project manager in the commercial construction industry
  • Must have experience managing multiple projects from start to finish
  • Strong Computer Skills (Microsoft Office, Excel)
  • Strong customer relations skills
  • Strong leadership skills

Job Type: Full-time


  • Project Management: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)