Construction Manager – Dunbar Carpentry – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Dunbar Carpentry

Construction Manager

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Construction Manager to join our team! You will oversee project planning, scheduling, budgeting, and implementation as well as developing cost estimates, development of construction schedules and presenting the results in a work breakdown format suitable for use by the Client, Project Manager, and project team.

The ideal candidate is a manager that can oversee multiple projects from all aspects, design, estimating, billing, execution.

Responsibilities for our Construction Managers are:

  • Work with office staff and field crews
  • Oversee all aspects of construction project from planning to implementation
  • Allocate resources for assigned projects
  • Prepare cost estimates based on subcontractor bids and supplier estimates, as well as unit pricing.
  • Build pool of new subcontractors as well as develop relationships with existing subcontractors
  • Prepare preliminary construction schedules to be used for estimating and initial client presentations.
  • Supervise onsite personnel and subcontractors
  • Interface with project inspectors, contractors, architects, engineers, city and county officials, and clients
  • Negotiate with contractors to receive reasonable order costs
  • Maintain high standards of workmanship that adhere to original plans and specifications
  • Complete all paperwork and administration for jobs and other office work.

Qualifications for our Construction Managers are:

  • English/ Spanish Bi-lingual required
  • Competence, high aptitude required
  • Good attitude and excellent communication skills
  • 3-5 years of experience in the residential construction industry in project management and supervision, as well as estimating.
  • Cost estimating experience is required
  • The candidate must also have experience with construction project management software (experience with CoConstruct a plus)
  • This candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership abilities and posses above average written and oral communication skills, including strong negotiation skills
  • The ability to work well in a team environment is also essential for this position.
  • Deadline and detail-oriented