Classic Industrial Services, Inc., provides high-quality industrial construction services. We have been in business for over 25 years and our current area of focus includes industrial insulation, scaffolding, siding, heat trace and refractory.

— Project Manager/Estimator

Job Title:                                           Project Manager/Estimator

Department:                                    Platteville, Colorado 

Reports to:                                       Branch Manager

Salary Range:                                   TBD


Responsibilities related to PM Role: (Included but not limited to)

  • Responsible for complying with all local, state and federal laws and statutes regarding taxes, labor laws, EPA, OSHA, government department regulations.
  • Recommend supervision changes to the Construction Manager and Project Manager when and where necessary.
  • Provide feedback to the project staff regarding their expectations and performance.
  • Ensure the ethical and prudent operations of the project for the Company.
  • Identify safety problems on the job and stops work if problem cannot be resolved without risk of injury.
  • Assist in managing start of work for subcontractors and helps monitor their performance.
  • Conduct meetings with the other PM’s and site management team to keep them informed on those matters which effect the successful performance of the jobs.
  • Develop meaningful relationships with Internal & External customers.
  • Build, plan, manage and report project controls as required for each project. Including but not limited to writing reports, monitor budgeted project expenditures, monitor cash flow of the project, report tracking and updating project progress, prepare financial reports for reporting to management.


Responsibilities related to Estimating Role: (Included but not limited to)

  • Read and comprehend bid inquiries, specifications, drawings and contract requirements.
  • Attend pre-bid and pre-award meetings.
  • Perform accurate quantitative take-offs utilizing estimating software (MIKE, Scaff Designer, etc.).
  • Ability to review and check quantities & take-offs of others
  • Develop an accurate estimated cost which includes understanding project requirements, securing material prices, generating material and labor unit prices, cost extensions and summarizing costs for presentation to Management Team (President, Director of Estimating, Branch Manager, etc.)
  • Generate a comprehensive proposal including all information requested by the customer's inquiry. Use appropriate alternates to supplement base bid.
  • Communicate with customer before and after proposal submittal.
  • Have sufficient organization and time management skills to work on several estimates to meet due dates.
  • Attend kick-off meeting between estimating, project management and construction departments once a project is secured to ensure a smooth transition from estimating to project management to construction.
  • Evaluate pricing structures to determine the best value for the projects ranging from $10,000 up to $ 10,000,000 in size
  • Develop schedules, flow charts, organization charts and other proposal submittal documents to support proposal details
  • Reading, deciphering and understanding customer inquiries, project specifications & documents, and subcontracts
  • Develop an accurate estimated cost which includes understanding project requirements, securing material prices, generating material and labor unit prices, cost extensions and summarizing costs that meet customers’ requirements and expectations
  • Complete Owner / Customer Score Cards, RFP Score Cards and Job Approval Slip.
  • Attend Monthly Operation Reviews (MOR’s).


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management; related degree; or at least 10 years related experience and/or training; or has equivalent combination of education and/or work experience
  • PC skills with experience in Estimating software programs such as Comput-Ability (MIKE)-Mechanical Insulation Key Estimator, Avontus-Scaffold Designer, Microsoft office products such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project and Outlook are required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to present ideas clearly verbally and in writing.

Other Criteria:

  • Demonstrate good judgment in investigating problems.
  • Maintain cooperative working relationship with supervisors and other employees.
  • Recognize and deal with priorities.
  • Not abusing or taking advantage of personal days off.
  • Provide proper notification of absence.
  • Reporting to work on time.
  • Maintaining a well-groomed, professional appearance appropriate for the position and situation.
  • Tactfully handle difficult situations.

Hazards and Atmospheric Conditions  

This position is primarily office based and most work is done in an office environment. Occasionally this position may require site visits to active construction sites. On a construction site, the employee may be required to climb ladders and walk in areas under construction. While on construction sites, the employee must wear proper protective equipment such as hard hat, eye and hearing protection, high visibility vest, etc. The employee must be familiar with all company safety equipment and is required to follow company safety procedures, prior to entering the construction site

Lifting Requirements:

Up to 50 lbs.

Physical Requirements:

  • Walk (move, traverse) Frequently
  • Used hands/fingers to handle or feel (operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, position) Frequently
  • Climb (stairs, ladders) or balance (ascend/descend, work atop, traverse) Frequently
  • Talk/hear (communicate, detect, converse with, discern, convey, express oneself, exchange information) Constantly
  • See (detect, determine, perceive, identify, recognize, judge, observe, inspect, estimate, asses) Constantly
  • Reaching Often

Equipment and Tools:

Equipment used for job:

Constructions site visits may require: Hard Hat, Safety Glasses, High Visibility Vest, Etc.

List tools: None

List vehicles driven: Light Truck or car

Other: Valid state issued driver’s license and a safe driving record required to operate company vehicle


Disclaimer: This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; and nothing in this herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This job description is subject to change at any time.

Classic is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability and/or protected veteran status in accordance with governing law.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.