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Fort Dodge Asphalt Co. Project Manager/Estimator in Fort Dodge, Iowa

Fort Dodge Asphalt Co.

Project Manager/Estimator Fort Dodge, IA 50501


Fort Dodge Asphalt, headquartered in Fort Dodge, IA, is a family-owned asphalt paving, paving maintenance, and aggregate supplier. Our projects are diverse, ranging from state and local roadways, business parking lots, and residential driveways. The foundation of our business is our employees and their diverse backgrounds, experience, and education. Our entrepreneurial culture thrives on this diverse mix of abilities – allowing us to create innovative solutions while opening doors in new and emerging markets. We want everyone on our tight-knit team to play an active role in growing our business, and we encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible, and down-to-earth. We do not ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it. Our reputation for ethical behavior enables us to attract and retain the best talent and loyal customers Central Iowa has to offer. To learn about our team, visit us at:


Project Manager/Estimator will have an important role in billing, change orders, accurate proposals, specification requirements and project scheduling.

Responsibilities include:

Project Management:

  • Build and maintain owner/client relationship

  • Organize tasks to be completed

  • Review and implement project budgets

  • Code invoices received on the job to proper budget item

  • Track and manage change order work

  • Create and implement project schedule


  • Estimate project cost

  • Develop project takeoff and value engineering

  • Attend pre-bids, pre-jobs and project meetings

  • Review and evaluate job costs and budget with Accounting staff

  • Perform assigned tasks in a safe, timely, accurate and efficient manner observing all safety laws, policies and rules


  • 4-year CEM and/or Engineering degree from an accredited college or equivalent experience

  • Advanced Math Skills

  • Experience through internships or summer job(s), particularly in equipment operation and/or maintenance

  • Possess a valid current Driver’s License

  • Must have computer experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project


  • Competitive compensation

  • Medical benefits – employees can choose from two different plan options including pharmacy, with a Health Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA). Your contributions are made on a pre-tax basis

  • Voluntary benefits include: Dental, Vision and Life/AD&D coverage

  • Our retirement plan offers the opportunity for employees to make pre-tax contributions, as well as employer match

  • Paid vacation

  • Paid holidays

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