Project Manager / Estimator

Landover, MD

Posted: 01/30/2023 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Construction General Job Number: real_street-2289 Pay Rate: 110000.00 USD YEAR

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects. As a leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

RealStreet currently has a great opportunity for a Project Manager / Estimator in Landover, MD. This individual will support our client, a highly-reputable, woman-owned Design/Build contractor. The position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid holidays, paid time off, an extensive insurance plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with a generous company match (additional benefit details listed below).

Job Responsibilities

The Project Manager / Estimator will provide construction services to our client on Federal and Commercial projects throughout the Washington, DC metro area.

Responsibilities of the Project Manager / Estimator include: 

  • Develop of project cost estimates of assigned projects and prepare project budgets for approval
  • Assist in the selection and contracting process of subcontractors, consultants and construction teams as necessary for each project, to include:
    • Review all bid and RFP documentation in order to gain an understanding of the project requirements
    • Conduct bid review to coordinate any in-house self-preforming vs. subcontracting
    • Solicit and review bids from subcontractors and material suppliers for correct scope of work
    • Prepare subcontract agreements and purchase orders for review/approval by senior management
    • Ensure all subcontractors have properly executed subcontracts, with complete scopes, and that all required insurance and bond backs are in place
  • Develop a cost-effective plan and schedule for completion of project following a logical pattern for utilization of resources
  • Prepare and complete the job start-ups and closeout checklists
  • Ensure solid subcontractor/vendor coverage, and preform detailed takeoffs
  • Prepare and monitor tracking logs for contract documents, submittals, shop drawings, requests for information (RFI), change orders, material deliveries and other quality control
  • Prepare and coordinate project reports and drawing reviews for clients, property/facility management team, and project team (as applicable) at conceptual, schematic, design development and construction phases of project
  • Update the schedule on a timely basis
  • Minimize exposure and risk by implementing tight schedule control, strong safety standards and quality assurance controls
  • Review requisitions, change orders and other invoices associated with the project and confers with client and property management on costs and impacts
  • Prepare change proposals and negotiate, execute and issue change orders
  • Prepare revisions to the budget
  • Adhere to government laws and regulations and established rulings of government authorities including building codes, safety regulations, etc.

Job Requirements


Requirements of the Construction Project Manager / Estimator role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, construction science or four (4) years of Job Order Contracting (JOC) or project management / estimating experience
  • One (1) or more years of experience as Project Manager
  • One (1) or more years of experience in JOC
  • One (1) or more years of experience as an Estimator, to include:
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of engineering and construction project management, including safety standards
    • Technical writing experience is preferred
    • Project scheduling and bid scheduling experience is preferred
  • Obtain and maintain current certifications for First Aid, CPR and OSHA 30
  • Technical skills, including familiarity with:
    • Microsoft Office, the most recent version is preferred
    • Estimating and project management software experience such as Timberline, RS Means or 4Clicks is preferred
    • Experience with MS Project or Primavera is preferred
  • Must be able to pass a federal background check
    • Active Secret or Top-Secret clearance preferred
  • Must be a US Citizen


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous company match
  •  Medical Insurance Plan which includes prescription coverage
  • Voluntary Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & Long-term Disability
  • Build a better construction career with RealStreet!

Build a better construction career with RealStreet!

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RealStreet is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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