Project Manager / Estimator
Join the C.D. Smith team!
La Crosse, WI 
Posted 22 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Responsible for successfully completing projects in accordance with established goals in terms of safety, budget, quality and schedule. Evaluates project scope and completes proposals, costs and budgets with accuracy.  Develops project plans to ensure profitability and customer satisfaction. The Project Manager serves as the principal point of contact and must coordinate between all stakeholders on the project, both internally and externally. this role will also assist with the Estimating Department on the coordination of estimating activities with owners, design and construction staff, subcontractors and supplies to develop estimate scope and schedule.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Prepare, review and submit project proposals, job estimates, construction drawings and specifications to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources and equipment to various phases of project.

  • Plan, direct and coordinate activities throughout all phases of designated projects to ensure projects process on schedule, on-time completion and within budget and funding parameters. 

  • Coordinate and obtain Building, Erosion Control and Dewatering permits as needed.

  • Leverage relationships for client / owner involvement and business advancement.

  • Manage changes in project plan or scope of work and complete project estimates and pricing.

  • Work closely and facilitate project execution with Superintendents, Project Management Assistants, Project Engineers, Owners, Architects, subcontractors.  Provides regular updates and constant feedback on project progress. 

  • Assist in the resolution of disputes with Owners, Subcontractors, Suppliers and Vendors.

  • Prepare a variety of project update reports and attends regular construction and project management meetings. 

  • Review and approve invoices, submit pay applications, complete job cost adjustments, issue subcontracts/purchase orders and change orders related to each project.

  • Conduct quarterly job analysis.

  • Adhere to safety and quality programs with each project.

  • Bachelor Degree in Construction Management or related field.  Or, an equivalent combination of education, training and work experience.
  • Project Management Certification is a plus
  • 5 - 10 years related work experience, preferably in the construction field.
  • 2 - 5 years of conceptual and design build estimating experience.
  • General Contractor experience ideal
  • Must be able to read drawings, interpret codes, and be familiar with all phases of building design.
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously under time constraints. 
  • Train, coach and develop Assistant Project Managers.
  • Proficiency in estimating formats and formula creation.
  • Blueprint reading experience.
  • Capable of understanding comprehensive cost estimate reports.
  • Ability to travel to project work sites.
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.

C.D. Smith is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Unlawful discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics will not be tolerated. 


Contact Information
C.D. Smith Construction is excited to announce that we are opening a new office in La Crosse!
Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
C.D. Smith Construction provides medical, dental and vision insurance to you and your family at NO cost along with 401k with 5% match and profit sharing plan!
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 10 years
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