Work in Iowa Construction Jobs

Job Information

Aventure Staffing Project Manager / Estimator in Cherokee, Iowa

Project Manager / Estimator | $70k-$90k DOE

An established construction company in the Cherokee, IA area is searching for an experienced Project Manager / Estimator to join their growing team! This Project Manager / Estimator will work both independently and, on a team, to ensure each project is completed in a timely and cost-effective manner that meets the unique needs of each customer.


  • Perform accurate project revenue and cost financial forecasting to ensure company profitability goals are met

  • Lead estimating efforts on projects to ensure accurate and consistent bid to build process

  • Coordinate efforts with Chief Operations Officer and Superintendents to manage resources to meet project schedule

  • Participate in bid review and bid closing to ensure accuracy of bid and valuate project feasibility; work with Chief Operations Officer to develop bid schedule

  • Coordinate with Chief Operations Officer, Superintendent and project team to develop comprehensive plan for project start up and successful kick-off

  • Establish and maintain working relationships with owners, agencies, subcontractors, company management, inspectors, etc., providing customer service to develop long-term partnerships with client base

  • Ensure accurate construction reports for the job allowing for continuous improvement in performance

  • Manage and submit shop drawings and job communication


  • Fully versed in review of specs/plans, take-offs, determining scope of work, and communicating the same

  • Comprehension of Purchase Order and Subcontract Agreement language with ability to negotiate terms with vendors is a plus

  • Must have familiarity with computers and most general software, preferably scheduling and estimating software

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and industry practices

Benefits & Pay:

  • $70-90k/yr DOE

  • Excellent Benefits including: Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement + Company Match & Bonuses

  • Company provided Vehicle, iPad or Laptop and Cell Phone

  • PTO & Paid Holidays

Interested? Call Jordan at 712-224-4825

Aventure Staffing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A drug screen and background may be required.