Estimator / Project Manager

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Company: BRACE Integrated Services
Location: Oaskaloosa IA USA
Posted: 3/25/2019
Salary: competitive
Estimator / Project Manager

Job Title

Painting & Coatings Estimator / Project Manager


Job Objective:

This position is responsible for job cost preparation and proposals for review by management according to respective thresholds prior to submission to customer.  Maintain excellent customer relations as well as building client portfolio. Schedules, organizes and communicates work details from customers and management to field operations.



  • Create detailed job cost estimates for approval process.
  • Maintain Bid Log of all proposals for customer status updates, win/loss analysis, and sales pipeline forecasting.
  • Work closely with Management and Operations to identify labor, material, equipment, scheduling, safety, training and requirements.
  • Prepares work to be estimated by performing detailed takeoffs, downloading electronic plans, specifications, and all related documents.
  • Preparing detailed proposals with summary of work to be performed, pricing, out of scope costs and project specific provisions.
  • Closely monitors the bidding process by, incorporating any addendums and communicating their corresponding affects into the bid in a timely manner.
  • Material and equipment ordering.
  • Clearly communicate project scope and specifications to field operations.
  • Identify and setup change orders for current projects.
  • Work closely with accounts receivable to ensure all jobs are invoiced as proposed including any additional revenue if applicable. 
  • Work with accounts receivable to ensure timely payments from customer.
  • Ability to communicate and maintain a positive relationship with customers and promote a positive attitude.


Experience, Certifications, Requirements & Licenses:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the sandblasting and coatings industry.
  • Minimum of 5 years estimating and managing.
  • Self-motivated with a drive to see tasks through to completion as well as good written and verbal communication skills with a positive team-oriented attitude is required.
  • NACE / SSPC Certifications are desired.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word & Excel.
  • Current Valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to pass background check and drug and alcohol screen.



Reports to Regional Management


Successful candidate will receive a competitive compensation package, vehicle, phone, and credit card for company expenses with full-time salaried benefits including life, health, dental, vision, long & short term disability, vacation, and 401(k).


About Brace:

BRACE Industrial Group of companies provide diversified and integrated industrial services within the power generation, agriculture, maritime, commercial, petrochemical and oil & gas markets. We embrace the relationship and trust we are building with our customers realizing their needs for safe, cost efficient, and reliable services. We take pride in using the latest available technology and solutions along with our skilled and experienced employees to successfully deliver upon customer needs.


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