Project Manager I - Columbus
Job Details
Columbus Branch - Columbus, OH

Estimate and manage awarded small to large-scale projects that will contribute to the company’s growth and profitability. Also maintain strong relationships with our customers, the agencies, as well as all internal departments that we work with.

Essential Duties:

  • Work with Sales department to identify & prospect new clients
  • Take and enter requests for quotes
  • Analyze and plan out customer’s traffic control needs
  • Collect client / job info: project location, duration, type, services required, etc.
  • Maintain Access database current with project and contact information
  • Attend job-walks, site inspections, etc.
  • Send prospective credit applications to Client, then process internally
  • Complete estimates for all new scopes of work including existing projects. Also for other departments as required
  • Create jobs from estimates that are awarded
  • Enter orders in a timely fashion and complete with all information needed to do the job
  • Follow up and track win/loss ratio of completed estimates
  • Manage Planning, Permits & Dispatch for pricing and availability
  • Work and maintain relationships with the local governing agencies.
  • Manage projects and orders through completion
  • Create profit & loss reports as needed
  • Regularly update order statuses to the most current
  • Process billing daily for completed orders.
  • The billing deadline is the 2nd. All billing from the prior month needs to be submitted by 5pm.
  • Support A/R & A/P department with client invoicing as well as collections
  • Assist with training for any piers up to your level of project management

Key Performance Expectations:

  • Average score of (7) on knowledge of our systems, process, quality, level of estimating abilities, and level of project management abilities.
  • RFQ quantity range of 20+
  • Estimate quantity range of 25+
  • Closing percentage range of 55%+
  • Order quantity range of 60+
  • Profit margin of 45%+
  • Billing average range of $70k+

Required Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of construction documentation and pricing; able to read plans and specifications and translating them into estimates
  • Working knowledge of MS Office

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work well with others as a team to maintain a positive work environment.
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization abilities
  • Analytical and financial skills
  • Excellent time management and coordinating skills
  • Excellent communication skills and writing skills
  • Great customer service skills and follow through

Equipment Operated:

  • Vehicles (Trucks/Cars) of various sizes
  • Flat bed trucks
  • Trailer mounted warning signs
  • Cones, delineators, drums, barricades, signs and various other traffic control devices
  • Trailer

Physical Requirements & Work Environment

  • Requires standing for prolonged periods of time
  • Requires remaining in the seated position for prolonged periods of time
  • Requires lifting up 50lb
  • Requires using hands to handle, control or lift objects
  • Requires being outside and exposed to environmental conditions
  • Requires being in construction environment
  • Requires repetitive movement
  • Exposure to work near moving mechanical parts, heavy equipment and moving vehicular traffic
  • Exposure to reasonable noise levels

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma / Graduate
  • Preferred candidate will have:
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience in construction industry
  • Bachelor’s degree