Estimator/Project Manager

Ulland Brothers
Carlton/Virginia, Minnesota (US)
Competitive Wages

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Ulland Brothers, Inc., is a Civil/Highway Heavy, utility/underground, aggregate and site development contractor with offices in Carlton, Virginia and Albert Lea, MN. Ulland Brothers has operated in the construction industry for over 95 years. Ulland Brother has an immediate opening in our Northern Division in the Carlton or Virginia office for an Estimator/Project Manager. The Estimator/Project Manager reports directly to the General Manager and is primarily responsible for the preparation of cost estimates and project management throughout the construction process.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Secure Work
  • Determine the interest we have in a job and its priority
  • Monitor publications and internet sites for prospective jobs
  • Develop a system of contacts with the private sector, owners, designers, and developers
  • Meet with clients and potential clients to develop new business relationships and promote public relations


  • Estimating:
  • Establish and maintain knowledge of the company capabilities and availability
  • Build relationships with subcontractors
  • Develop a working knowledge of costs
  • Study monthly job recap and weekly costs
  • Study the project being bid
  • Oversee take-off and prepare cost estimates
  • Order bonds and continue to build a relationship with our bonding company


  • Project Management:
  • Hold a pre-construction meeting with the General Superintendent, Job Superintendent and Safety Manager
  • Arrange and attend the pre-construction conference with the client to work out the scheduling requirements and discuss questions, problems, special needs, etc.
  • Assist in the development of site-specific safety plans
  • Monitor job schedule vs. original schedule
  • Monitor job costs vs. estimated costs
  • Assist with changes in the scope of work

Personal Development:

  • Take an active role in trade and professional associations.
  • Attend industry related training and self-development programs


  • College education with a degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field, or applicable construction experience


  • Efficient in the use of estimating software
  • Ability to communicate effectively internally and in external meetings
  • General knowledge of heavy highway construction methods

Ulland Brothers, Inc offers a competitive benefits package including a company vehicle.

Please include a resume with your application.

EEO/AA Employer


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.



We still hold true to the simple philosophy that built our business: Always keep your word to your customer, always do your best work and success will follow. And that’s why we’ve been trusted to provide quality service to the construction industry in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa for more than 95 years.

Highest-Quality Resources

We deploy well-maintained construction equipment on every job. Our aggregate reserves ensure we can always supply the highest quality materials to our customers. But our most valuable resource is our people.

Their training, education and experience will ensure your project will be done on time and within budget. And their pride and commitment to quality means that your project isn’t just another job…. It’s a Ulland Brothers job.

Ulland Brothers, Inc. is an employee-owned Highway / Heavy, aggregate and site development contractor with offices in Albert Lea, Cloquet and Virginia, MN.  Ulland Brothers is a Union Contractor and EEO/AA Employer.


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2400 Myers Road
Albert Lea

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