Fresh Start Careers is seeking an Associate Project Manager / Estimator for a specialty contractor (Drywall / Plaster / Carpentry) company in Chester, PA. The company provides construction services on commercial projects throughout the Philadelphia area. Excellent opportunity for recent Construction Management graduates.

Associate Project Manager / Estimator Responsibilities include:

  • Support project operations on multiple projects prioritizing work.

  • Dig in and troubleshoot construction and design challenges professionally.

  • Manage construction documentation and project records.

  • Prepare submittals, RFIs, change orders, schedules, purchase orders, subcontracts and other project documents.

  • Prepare scopes of work, invitations to bid, and project estimates in line with company estimating procedures.

  • Researches project items and needs for the team.

  • Establish and keep accurate project files within the company filing system and project management software.

  • Communicate with company leadership re: customer relationships, project status, the allocation of resources, conflict resolution, change order opportunity, and project successes.

  • Field site visits and project meeting attendance as required.

  • Finds solutions and is a resourceful asset to project staff for design and build projects

  • Gains complete understanding of plan details and specifications of the project assigned

  • Communicates with suppliers and subcontractors to ensure safety, profit, schedule, and customer satisfaction.

  • Fosters regular accurate communication of project status to the team and all project stakeholders.

Candidate shall be/have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Construction Management or related field preferred (continuing education in construction highly desirable)

  • Project management software experience

  • Excellent computer skills

  • PDF writer software (i.e. Bluebeam)

  • Skilled in project documentation software

  • Valid driver’s license required

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their resume.


Employee Type
Full-Time Regular
Chester PA