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Project Manager/ Estimator - Muskogee, OK


Muskogee, OK, US, 74402

Company:  APAC - Central-Central West Region - River Valley



Job ID:  138549


APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!


Position Overview

This position offers a broad range of responsibilities and will work alongside senior management of APAC - Central.  The Estimator/Project Manager position that plays a critical role within project management and all construction projects within CRH Americas Materials .


Key Responsibilities

  • Promote a safe working culture for all employees; work with safety and field personnel to minimize risk and increase safety for employees always.
  • Reviews proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work, which jobs to bid and required contents of estimate.
  • Prepares detailed estimates by completing takeoff, using past cost history and conferring with field personnel.
  • Maintains files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, sales brochures, price lists, etc.
  • Prepare detailed reports, information packets and clearly communicate all aspects of the bid to field personnel on bids that are awarded.
  • Serve as project manager for construction crews; establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within corporate policy.
  • May review design options and recommend best solution based on cost, engineering quality of availability of materials.
  • Initiate and maintain liaison with prime client and subcontractors to facilitate construction activities.
  • Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of the superintendents to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Recognize and negotiate change orders.
  • Develop teamwork and foster team spirit within the respective area of authority.
  • Develop an environment that encourages quality product and service to the customer.
  • Ensure that construction crews have the tools and training to operating safely at all times and that all federal, state and local laws concerning safety, environment and other applicable areas are adhered to.
  • Interface with maintenance department to prioritize repairs and assure proper maintenance of equipment by field personnel.
  • Interface with vendors/subcontractors/owners as needed.
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts (fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses, etc.) to protect the company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with Client.
  • Recommend and adhere to operating budget for the fiscal year under the direction of the Area Manager.
  • Assist in recruiting, hiring, training and discipline of employees.
  • Recommend and assist with efforts to improve management of construction crews and financial performance.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.



Bachelor’s degree in construction management or related field or equivalent in training and experience.



  • 4 plus years of increasing responsibilities with leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated success in managing employees and/or leading a crew.
  • Some experience creating, working within and/or administering an assigned budget.



  • High standard of ethics, integrity, and trust.
  • Strong work ethic and high standards for safety in the workplace.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with teams as both a leader and a participant.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills; building rapport, listening, presenting, giving and receiving feedback.
  • Ability to prepare and/or understand annual budget and make presentations to diverse groups of people.
  • Ability to speak read and write in English.
  • Must be able to use fax machines, computers, keyboarding for data entry and internal/external network systems for e-mail communication.
  • Report to work at designated start time and work required hours.
  • Valid state driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.


Additional Requirements

  • Must be willing to work in or travel to other locations as needed.
  • Some overnight Travel required
  • Must be available as needed during non-traditional work hours.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Walking, standing, stooping, stretching, bending, squatting, lifting, sitting, and driving/riding/steering.
  • Walking or standing may occupy a considerable part of the day
  • May require sitting for extended periods of time
  • May require periodically lifting objects up to 30 lbs.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Americas Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


APAC Central Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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