Manager, Estimating


Lancaster, Pennsylvania (PA), US, 17601 Charlotte, North Carolina (NC), US, 28208

Category:  Project Controls
Work Area:  Onsite



About Day and Zimmermann

When you’ve been around for more than a century, you know a thing or two! At Day & Zimmermann, we take our lifetime of experience and make things better! Our 51,000+ employees help bring big ideas to life every day. We’re pushing the boundaries of innovation in construction & engineering, operations & maintenance, staffing, and security & defense. And that’s not all. Did we mention that we have 150+ worldwide locations with $2.7 billion USD in annual revenue? Come join our in on purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world. We do what we say.®

Position Description

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Estimating Manager to join our Day & Zimmermann team. This position is eligible to work remote.


This position has supervisory/lead or manager responsibility over a group of estimators or functions as a technical specialist. Individuals with supervisory/lead or manager responsibility provide technical direction over a group and may be responsible for employee performance appraisals. The department manager is the individual in the business unit who has sole responsibility for all estimating policies, processes, and procedures.

As the Estimating Manager, here’s the work you’ll do:

• Provide support and guidance for all Estimating personnel

• Interface with the Executive Management team to ensure the required deliverables are being met

• Support the placement of field estimators

• Develop and maintain estimating processes and procedures as required.

• Periodic audits of processes to ensure contractual and procedural compliance

• Participate in Project Support Teams as required

This role is for you if you have these skills:

• Effective verbal and written communication skills

• Exceptional management, organizational and supervisory skills

• Detailed oriented with a high level of accuracy

• Thorough understanding of Microsoft Excel, Win Estimator and knowledge of Unit Rate Estimating

And if you have these qualifications:

• Some college or post secondary education preferred or minimum of ten plus years related experience in a construction environment

• Ten plus years experience in related estimating assignments

• Computer proficiency certifications a plus or equivalent education


In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $124,080 - $186,120. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).


We care about our employees, and it shows. Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!


To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:


• Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery

• Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)

• Hearing

• Talking

• Capacity to think, concentrate and focus over long periods of time

• Ability to read/write complex documents in the English language

• Capacity to reason and make sound decisions

• Capacity to express thoughts orally

• Ability to regularly perform all job functions at company’s office or work site


SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY NOW! Talent Acquisition Partner: Ashley Mitchell

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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