Jobs at FM Construction Company

Hiring now: project manager & estimator

As a Project Manager & Estimator at FM Construction Company in Elkhart, Indiana, your job is to manage every facet of assigned projects, including the safety, organization, planning, scheduling, subcontractor scheduling, and day-to-day issues, in a manner that results in completion of a project on time, on budget, and at a quality that meets or exceeds our customer's expectations.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, lead and direct the day-to-day management and construction activities of assigned projects
  • Resolve day-to-day issues that may arise to ensure a timely, safe and profitable project
  • Manage project costs through the ongoing evaluation of labor, material and equipment
  • Responsible for the overall safety, direction, completion, and financial outcome of construction projects from initial budget through project closeout
  • Guarantee customer satisfaction by identifying and exceeding client needs
  • Forecast and analyze constructions costs, exposures, and profits until project is completed
  • Correspond, update and maintain a good business relationship with owner, architect and team members
  • Make commitments to the client, architect, and subcontractors as appropriate to the successful completion of the project in conformity with company policy and management direction
  • Manage subcontracting issues
  • Ensure all subcontracts and purchase orders are drafted in a timely fashion
  • Negotiate and price all owner and subcontractor change orders then execute in a timely fashion
  • Direct involvement in preparation of a project schedule and continually review to make sure the project schedule is adhered to or modified as necessary
  • Responsible for continuously expanding and updating professional knowledge
  • Interface with other company departments as necessary, which may include scheduling, budgeting changes, material and equipment expenditures, estimating, payroll, personnel matters, construction, masonry, steel groups and all subsidiaries
  • Regular and reliable attendance at work
  • Other duties as assigned by Management

Skills Required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential
  • Capable of successfully solving technical problems requiring excellent judgment
  • Basic working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Must be able to read blue prints, have an understanding of project cost analysis and effectively use technology (computer/smartphone, etc).
  • Advanced knowledge of all general construction methods including but not limited to concrete, ironwork, masonry, steel, etc.
  • All employees are required to have an up-to-date CPR certificate and OSHA training (will be provided by FM Construction)
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Science, or other related field. In lieu of a degree, 5+ years of relevant Project Management/Construction Management experience will be considered. This job is perfect for an existing foreman or superintendent who wants to start a new career “in the office.”

Please send resume to or apply in person at FM Construction Company, 530 E. Lexington Avenue, Suite 175, Elkhart, IN 46516.