Civil Construction Estimator / Project Mgr

Civil Construction Estimator / Project Mgr

Panama City, FL

Direct Hire

Starting at DOE

Posted Day Ago

Position: Civil Construction Estimator / Project Manager
Industry: Construction
Job Type: Direct Hire

Pay Rate: $72,000 to $83,000/year
Schedule: Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm (subject to change based on work sites)
Location: Panama City, FL 32405



  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance available
  • IRA Retirement Savings Available
  • Select Paid Holidays
  • Weekly Pay



  • Minimum of a 2 – 3-year Technical Diploma in Civil Engineering.
  • Education may be substituted by extensive prior work experience in this specific field.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Previous experience in site work is a MUST.
  • 4 or more years’ experience in civil construction, preferably in underground utilities.
  • Digital Earthwork Software experience
  • Pro Contractor – View Point – Takeoff Software
  • Estimating and Project Management Skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills in Excel, Word, Project, Outlook
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Comprehensive mathematical skills
  • Ability to travel and work overtime


Preferred Skills:

  • Customer Service
  • Writing, editing and proof reading
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem solver
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Service oriented
  • Have a sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Multi-task and set priorities effectively
  • Accomplish goals in a team environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Strive for excellence
  • Possess a positive “can do” attitude
  • Flexible and adaptive to change


Job Description:

Snelling has an immediate opening for a Civil Construction Estimator / Project Manager in Panama City, FL. This position will be responsible for completing take-offs, preparing estimates, organizing bid bonds, communicating with sub-contractors to determine the financial needs of completing a project. This position includes all activities related to contract administration, change orders, submittals, procurement, updates, and schedule to ensure projects are completed in a quality, efficient, profitable, and safe manner. The Civil Construction Estimator / Project Manager should be able to work independently and demonstrate a proactive, problem-solving attitude and be able to maintain constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer needs and expectations in all areas of assigned projects.

Job responsibilities include the following:



  • Analyze drawing, specifications and other documentation to prepare comprehensive estimates.
  • When necessary, refer to previous projects of similar nature for cost comparison.
  • Use Mathematical equations to determine the quantity of material needed by calculating width, length, depth and density.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the scope for specific skills assigned.
  • Prepares bid packages and subcontract scopes of work; set up subcontractor pre-work meeting, keep minutes and follow up.
  • Complies with requirements of owner contracts (such as bonds, fees, notifications, schedules, reporting, and costs).
  • Coordinates with the client on all changes in scope, questions or clarifications regarding the work, during the bidding process.
  • Acts as a resource to project management during the award / start-up phase to clarify any issues regarding what was considered in the estimate including materials and methods of construction.
  • Determines resources needed – employees, tools, equipment, materials and internal services for each project.
  • Compares progress to schedule, compares actual versus estimated cost, check compliance with plans and specifications, review any problems, and verify the quality of work being performed meets contract specifications.
  • Acts as a resource for project management by providing cost information and developing cost estimates for changes in the work, during different construction phases.
  • Other Estimating duties as required.


Onsite Inspection

  • Conducts onsite inspection and provides analysis of conditions and assessment of risk.
  • Identifies activities that may or may not be shown in documents.
  • Attends and participates in onsite meetings with clients, owners, representatives, staff, contractors, and sub-contractors.
  • Other onsite inspection duties as required.


Administrative Duties

  • Assembles bid-files including all development information that was utilized in preparation of the estimates.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate contact information for suppliers, sub-contractors and clients.
  • Deliver bids on time for bid closing.
  • Other administrative duties as required.



  • Participate, accept, and adopt the principles described in the company safety program.
  • Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the wellbeing of others.



  • Participate as an integral member of the team and contribute towards the success of the organization.
  • Collaborate with any project with office staff, as required.


To Apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible, and qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug-free workplace. Candidates may be subject to drug screening.

About Snelling: Founded in 1951 by Lou and Gwen Snelling. Snelling is a staffing pioneer, bringing innovative solutions to the industry for over 65years. Our Panama City office has been locally owned and run by Larry and Ruth Burton for over 30years. Their recruiting team has over 40years of combined Staffing, Recruiting and Human Resource experience. Our Panama City office places Temp, Temp to Hire and Direct Hire placements. Their team specializes in Temp to Hire and Direct Hire placements.

Keywords: Civil Engineering, Project Management, Estimating

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