Employment Opportunities


Job Responsibilities:  Civil Engineer –  Estimator – Project Manager

As a member of the Schomburg & Schomburg Construction Incorporated team, you will be involved in a growing, dynamic organization that isworking on projects that add benefit to our clients, our environment and economy. The Civil Engineer – Estimator – Project Manager (CEPM) understands civil engineering principles required to assess and oversee construction activities and selects the most efficient and economical manner to estimate, manage and deliver project objectives. Position is responsible for everyday project activities, Environmental Health and Safety at the job level, quality control and project delivery, overseeing all phases of the project from estimating to project execution through shop drawing checks, site visitation, timeline management including manpower, material and equipment, subcontractor activities and needs and project closeout. Possesses effective management skills and is able to plan, direct and monitor all aspects of projects. At Schomburg & Schomburg, we take pride in promoting health and well-being of our employees and their families by offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Adheres to company policies and can articulate theSchomburg & Schomburg mission statement to team members and clients by actions and in words. This position reports to the Vice President – Chief Operations Officer.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering
  • 5 years’ experience with at least 3 years focused on civil aspects including concrete foundations,  wastewater, water, underground utilities, vaults, manholes, pumps and piping, concrete flatwork including roadways, streets, sidewalks, curbs and gutters
  • Licensure in civil engineering field  - PE is desired
  • Thorough understanding of building systems and site requirements as it relates to civil engineering (Structural, MEP, Civil & Geo-Tech)
  • Perform quantity take off, estimating and selling of new work
  • Strong leadership skills – ability to meet deadlines and provide high quality service to our clients
  • Understanding and knowledge of building codes, zoning codes and approval process as it relates to civil engineering – Oversee Civil construction projects
  • Fiscally responsible and accountable for the successful outcome of the project and future customer relations. Intelligence, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to adjust to dynamic conditions.
  • Plan, organize, and direct all activities concerned with the project fully utilizing estimating software, scheduling software, cost distribution, common contracting procedures and practices. Procontractor - Viewpoint, MS Word & Excel preferred
  • Maintaining detailed and orderly estimate and project files. Timely preparation and submission of estimates and proposals, progress and cost tracking reports and monthly invoices.
  • Schedule project in logical steps and budgeting time required to meet deadlines. Interact with clients as required. Conducting pre-job meetings with Superintendents to review scope ofwork, manpower requirements, work sequence, special requirements and safety
  • Collaborating with subcontractors, directing field superintendents, and assisting Executive management on all issues to deliver successful projects.
  • Work collaboratively and build effective relationships with others
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Demonstrate eagerness to learn new areas of engineering
  • Travel as required for field work and/or other client/business objectives. Must possess and maintain current valid driver's license and a driving record acceptable to company insurer. Must be able to drive legally in any state in which driving may be required to conduct company business

Schomburg & Schomburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is a policy of Schomburg & Schomburg Construction Incorporated to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status, or gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law, and all qualified.We offer a competitive salary based on experience, bonus based on individual and company performance, 401K with matching percentage, and full coverage health insurance with option for shared cost for family.

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Estimator/Engineer Wanted

This position involves interface with client representatives (Private and Governmental) and subcontractors, creation of bid proposals and bid documents, preparation of project estimates and project schedules, procurement, coordination, delivery, and certification of project materials, project inventory and project closeout documentation.

The successful candidate will possess experience in the construction field and/or a relevant degree, superior interpersonal skills, organizational and planning abilities, intermediate computer skills and a positive attitude.  UCM will invest in a rotational program throughout UCM to be trained and mentored by the veterans of the firm and the industry to strengthen and develop their skill sets to perform at the highest level.
An excellent salary and benefit package accompanies this position. EOE. 

Please send current resume and cover letter to:  Attn: Tom Wall, United Contractors Midwest, Inc.,

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