Steel Self-Perform Project Manager and Estimator

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a full-time Steel Self-Perform Project Manager and Estimator at our Heath office.

The Steel Self-Perform Project Manager and Estimator is the leader responsible for overall project fiscal success, planning and scheduling, resource allocation, accounting, control, and customer satisfaction, with little or no supervision. Oversees the day to-day operations of our self-performed steel work – both shop fabrication and field installation. Provide technical direction and thorough knowledge of the entire construction process to ensure compliance with contract, safety standards, and quality standards. Possess the ability to multi-task responsibilities, train and mentor employees, and exceed project goals.

  1. Coordinate utilization of resources – labor, materials, and equipment, and ensuring their implementation at most cost-effective terms. Implementation of various operations through proper on-site and off-site coordination. Development of effective communications and resolving conflicts among the project participants.
  2. Lead the entire self-perform steel construction project from start to finish. Adhere to the Company’s Safety Policy, Substance Abuse Policy, Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment Policy, and the Company Manual. Construct the steel project in accordance with the plans, specifications, and standard work practices. Perform project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed.
  3. Provide estimating of new work opportunities and assist the Estimating Team for all required estimates, value engineering, and schedule durations. Estimating shall include both steel fabrication and installation of structural and miscellaneous steel. Provide site visits to review new potential projects and meet with the potential clients as needed.
  4. This position does Supervise self-perform steel staff, both shop fabrication and field installation, as assigned including foremen and trade employees and maximize staff’s performance. Update self-perform quantities on a weekly basis and analyze productivity. Provide reports and feedback to the Vice President of Operations and identify any risks. Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to risk, disputes, and claims.
  5. Evaluate performance of self-perform employees both shop fabrication and field installation and recommend continued employment or replacement. Develop and implement training programs for staff. Participate in hiring new employees and terminating current staff if needed.
  6. Review and approve steel submittals and gain approval, procure materials, and plan timely material fabrication and deliveries.
  7. Work closely with the Project Team to ensure all required paperwork and documentation is completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  8. Review the Documents for potential change order requests for additional work, and work outside the scope of the Contract. Initiate and estimate all change order requests for additional work. Make Page 2 of 2 recommendations to Project Team for design or other changes that will enhance the quality of the project, reduce operating costs, improve the schedule, or decrease construction costs.
  9. Help to develop the initial overall critical path project schedule with the Project Team. Ensure that all field construction activities progress according to the baseline schedule. Monitor and inspect onsite the progress of the project and construction activities. Devise the project work plans and make revisions as and when need arises.
  10. Communicate effectively with the team members responsible for completing various phases of the project. Coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the Owner, subcontractors, suppliers, and the work force.
  11. Perform all management of the project documentation requirements, including but not limited to daily reports, updating record drawings, non-compliance notices, punch lists, incomplete work lists, etc. Complete punch list within 60 days of substantial completion.


  1. Superior Communication (Written/Oral)
  2. Leadership
  3. Time Management
  4. Logical Decision-Making Ability
  5. Strong Values and Work Ethic
  6. Team Building
  7. Technical Skills
  8. Organizational Skills
  9. Cost Control
  10. Project Management
  11. Client Management
  12. People Management
  13. Business Relationship Building
  14. Capacity to Handle Pressure
  15. Thoroughness
  16. Customer/Client Focus
  17. Strong Safety and Quality Focus

Required Education and Experience

  1. A four-year bachelor’s degree in engineering or construction management, or equivalent combinations of technical training and practical experience preferred.
  2. Minimum ten years of experience and five years as a supervisor with construction projects. Advance knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, engineering drawings and other documents, plus ability to supervise and evaluate craft performance is essential.
  3. Reasoning ability to solve practical and complex problems in a variety of situations. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in writing, orally, diagramed or in a schedule format. Proficient in all current technology and software, including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, Bluebeam, AutoCAD, etc.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)
Must be able to successfully complete the I-9 requirements.

AAP/EEO Statement – Robertson Construction is an EOE (Minorities/Females/Protected Veteran) and ADA (Individual with Disabilities) compliant organization.