Construction Estimating Assistant

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Date Posted: 01-11-2018
Fessler & Bowman, Inc. is a premier concrete and excavation contractor based in Flushing, Michigan and working on projects around the country. With a 50+ year history of quality, safety, and profitability, the Company has relied on its strong leadership team and core principals. The Company has high-growth regional offices in Charlotte, NC and Bossier City, LA and continues to expand its national footprint. F&B is involved in all things concrete and earthwork-related, including building foundations, concrete slab on grade, concrete elevated slabs, shored concrete slabs, industrial press pit foundations, concrete pavement projects, site development, to earthwork and pipework.  
The Position
To support the overall growth of the Company, F&B is hiring an Estimating Assistant in its Charlotte office. The goal of this position is to support the Project Managers and Estimators with everything related to take-offs, plan document review, job tracking, successfully bidding, and closing out profitable construction projects.
The Estimating Assistant will have a good balance of work in the office and in the field and will get to be directly involved in the heavy civil construction industry, having the ability to work on cool and unique projects. With Fessler and Bowman's continuous growth, this person will have the opportunity to grow with the company and take on additional responsibilities along with more complex projects.  
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Abilities:
  • At least one year of experience in the construction industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or a related field
  • Willingness to put in the time and effort required to be successful in construction
  • The desire to work on a team in a mid-sized company where individual efforts make a significant impact.
Compensation and Benefits 
Rewards for this position include a significant base salary, annual bonus plan, employer-paid medical benefits, auto allowance or expense reimbursement, paid time off and a strong team environment. This position provides an opportunity to develop professionally and grow into a lead Estimator and Project Manager role, leading the Company’s efforts on high-profile construction projects.
The Recruiting Process
The Recruiting process will include at least one phone screen, two in-person interviews, candidate assessments, a pre-employment background check and drug test.
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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