Director of Estimating

Location: Flushing, MI
Date Posted: 07-31-2018
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 a Director of Concrete Estimating in its Flushing office. This position will lead the estimating team by supporting the training of estimators and employees, implementing procedures, reviewing estimates, negotiating contracts, and maintaining strong relationships and communication with clients, employees and sub-contractors.
The Director of Estimating will work directly with the other members of the senior leadership team, be directly involved in the heavy civil construction industry, have the ability to work on and influence unique projects, and be apart of a team that values hard-work and dedication. With Fessler and Bowman's continuous growth, this person will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on the growth and success of the Company.   

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Construction Management preferred; OR equivalent experience
  • 15+ years’ experience in structural concrete
  • Proficient in using Bid2Win estimating software  
  • Estimating medium-to-large commercial and industrial projects that include:
    • Heavy concrete (foundation, structural slabs, cast-in-place (CIP) concrete)
    • Vertical concrete construction
    • Estimating experience with projects ranging from $250,000 to $50,000,000
    • Experience in varied construction markets, including industrial and commercial
  • Direct experience in estimating site work, earthwork, sewer and water construction
Compensation and Benefits:
Rewards for this position include a significant base salary, annual performance bonus plan, Employer-paid medical benefits, a 401K match, paid time off, and a strong team-based environment.
The Recruiting Process
The Recruiting process is designed to ensure the right fit for both the Company and the candidate. The process will include a combination of phone interviews and in-person interviews, candidate assessments, a pre-employment background check and drug test.

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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