Estimating Manager

The High Companies Denver , PA 17517

Posted 3 months ago

The Estimating Manager is responsible to lead and manage the estimating staff, provide technical support to the Marketing / Sales / Estimating function of High Concrete Group LLC with a view toward generating maximum profitability and full production. Direct control of HCG estimating function to ensure best engineering practice is used during the bidding process.


  • Degree in Engineering or Construction related discipline

  • Five (5) years of experience in the precast/prestress concrete industry or related fields of precast expertise

  • Leadership / Management experience

  • Experience in the following areas: Estimating, Sales, Project Management, Engineering

  • Licensed Professional Engineer preferred (Not Required)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide leadership and managerial responsibility for department team/staff and operations.

  • Recruitment, training, growth, motivation and development of all estimating team/personnel through performance plans, reviews, continual 1 on 1 coworker meetings, training, counseling and endorsement of the Team concept.

  • Develop, organize and maintain estimating work flow processes.

  • Establish Performance goals and metrics for department roles.

  • Maintain, analyze, track metrics for estimating efforts and functions. Provide and maintain reports and dashboards.

  • Utilize and leverage technology for all work flow processes.

  • Fiscal Responsibility for department budget and goals.

  • Assist sales to select projects to bid.

  • Establishing and coordinating bidding schedule. Manage assignments and schedules for requested leads.

  • Coordinate all estimate pricing requests for work acquisition: Sales Budget, Hard Budget, Hard Prices.

  • Coordinate all estimate effort for Post Sales work flow process: As sold reconciliations, alternates, conversion of budgets to hard cost estimate (as needed).

  • Coordinate and liaise with other internal departments for pricing and estimates.

  • Review all estimates prior to submission to supervisor, sales & leadership team.

  • Assist sales to develop win strategy.

  • Technical and engineering support for estimating projects.

  • Technical support to sales/marketing staff.

  • Review Estimate/Proposal Project Specific Scope of work and Bid Qualifications.

  • Active participation in Sales Meetings, Turn Over Meetings, Cost Control Meetings, Lesson Learned Meetings and others as needed.

  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned within the scope of the job responsibilities.

Important Details:

  • This position reports to the Vice President of Sales

  • This position will have Five (5) to Ten (10) direct reports

  • Annual Sales Volume: $100 - $250 Million

  • Annual Pipeline Volume: $750 Million to $1 Billion

Working for The High Companies:

High Concrete Group LLC combines innovation, proven technology, more than three-quarters of a century's experience as a precast company, and nearly 50 years as a precaster.

  • Tuition Assistance with 100 percent reimbursement for approved courses and degree programs which are job related and approved in advance by your supervisor.

  • Employee Assistance Program provides professional, confidential assistance for any type of personal issue you or your eligible dependents are experiencing.

  • High Family Foundation Scholarship is awarded annually to the children of High co-workers working at least 1,000 hours per year and employed for at least two years. Recipients are awarded $4,000 for each year they are enrolled in a two- or four-year accredited degree program.

  • Good Measure Award is presented periodically to an individual or team from each of the High companies who exemplifies The High Philosophy and who has gone above and beyond normal job responsibilities to provide "Good Measure."

  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision available for full-time coworkers. Vacation is offered to regular full-time coworkers and is earned annually on your anniversary date. You may carry over a portion of your hours into the next anniversary year.

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match.

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