Asbestos-Demo Estimator/Project Manager


Asbestos and Demolition Estimator/Project Managers are responsible for identifying, bidding, and securing construction projects, and subsequently, for the overall project planning, scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control of a construction project. Estimating includes identifying quantities, productions, scope details, schedules, and risks to generate a hard-dollar cost estimate. Key project management responsibilities include creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing the fundamental elements of projects – Scope, Schedule and Cost – while maintaining our high standards of safety and quality. Estimator/Project Managers work under the direction of Senior Management including the Chief Estimator and Director of Operations while working with and directing support staff to complete their work. This position requires extensive knowledge in US EPA, NYS DEC, NYS DOL and other regulatory requirements for the management of regulated materials such as asbestos, mold and lead.


  • Prepare solicitation list for subcontractors and suppliers; actively manage DMWBE participation policy.
  • Identify key subcontractors and suppliers and communicates all key aspects throughout the estimate.
  • Attends pre-bid meetings as necessary.
  • Prepare detailed project estimate.
  • Set up Bid 2 Win estimate, including project name, bid number, owner, architect, estimator name, job size, duration, bid date, etc.
  • Accurate take off quantities for labor, equipment, material, trucking and subcontractor items.
  • Preliminary schedule showing construction sequence, to be used to establish general conditions and completion times.
  • Obtain and review subcontractor and supplier proposals to ensure a complete scope and pricing.
  • Prepare schedule, detailed scope and pricing information for owners as necessary.
  • Reviews estimate with chief estimate at least one day prior to bid date.
  • Manage estimate on bid day to ensure all items are covered and estimate is delivered on time.
  • Obtain bid results from owner/architect including number of bidders, bid amounts, if applicable.
  • If needed prepare value engineering items for owner/architect.
  • If successful, perform post bid estimate review to ensure all items have been captured and a quality proposal has been submitted in the company’s favor.
  • Communicates with chief estimator in order to start and prepare any and all documentations for transition to project management.
  • Attends pass-off meetings with estimating in order to effectively start the buy-out process.
  • Completes final review for project acceptance and completes a buy-out for daily project management and budget/production goals.
  • Charting out the project objectives and interpreting plans, setting performance requirements, schedule and budgetary requirements.
  • Bringing about optimum utilization of resources including labor, materials and equipment, and ensuring their procurement and most cost-effective terms.
  • Performs a specification review to ensure all general conditions, allowance and quality expectations are met.
  • Communicates daily with the coordinator in order to ensure all required paperwork is being submitted and reviews daily production to ensure all goals are met or exceeded.
  • Communicates and forecasts all upcoming and daily project requirements with the superintendent/foreman to ensure all goals are being met or exceeded.
  • Oversee the construction project from start to finish.
  • Work with Field Supervision and Safety Manager to develop the Job Hazard Analyses for the project and monitor implementation.
  • Perform a key role along with management in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed for project success.
  • Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking expenses and minimizing exposure and risk in the construction project.
  • Responsible for complete communication between superintendent/foreman in order to capture all changes and make sure all communications/notices of changes are submitted to the client for the contract documents.
  • Responsible for change management including all subcontractors, vendors and owner changes and the communication to accounting to include but not limited to, budget allocations, subcontractor commitments and upon approval, the formal issuance of all required documentation.
  • Communicate effectively with the contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project.
  • Ensure that construction activities move according to pre-determined schedule.
  • Communicate effectively with the contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project.
  • Coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the architects, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and laborers.
  • Monitor the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings with all the sub-contractors.
  • Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.
  • Periodic inspection of construction sites and safety monitoring including incident investigations.
  • Ensure all project documents are complete and submitted on time including but not limited to budgets, labor time sheets, change orders, payables and billings.
  • Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims.
  • Understands and interprets US EPA and NYS DOL Regulations (ICR 56) to provide compliance and direction to workers.
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with owners, engineers, subcontractor, suppliers and regulators.
  • Participates in continuing education programs in both formal and field settings to enhance job skills including safety and project management training.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.


Educational Requirements include an Associate’s Degree in Construction Management, Construction Technology, Civil Engineering, or Environmental Engineering; a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. 5+ Years of paid environmental construction project/field engineering, estimating or management experience is required. Candidates must possess a current NYS DOL Asbestos Supervisor and/or Project Designer license. Must be highly organized and capable of multi-tasking in a fast-paced work environment. Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong ability to read and understand construction plans, “blueprints”, drawings, specifications, and all regulations regarding environmental work. Effective time management skills and logical decision-making ability are necessary. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, familiar with project estimating and project scheduling programs, and be very knowledgeable and adaptable to new computer software and technology.

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Mark Cerrone, Inc.
ATTN: Human Resources
2368 Maryland Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Mark Cerrone, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vet/Disability/VEVRAA