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Senior Estimator

Chicago   •   USD100,000 - USD130,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Design-build company based in the Chicago suburbs
  • Leadership opportunity with great compensation package

About Our Client

This person will be responsible for providing estimating in the preparation of conceptual and final estimates for our nationwide projects while attaining an appropriate profit margin. The ideal candidate will have a solid history in a similar position with documented successes.

Job Description

  • Provide input to the project team to help determine bidding approach.
  • Read and interpret project specifications and plans to prepare detailed, comprehensive and accurate quantity surveys
  • Perform conceptual estimating from preliminary project parameters
  • Prepare project estimates including self-performed work, subcontracted work and general requirements.
  • Understand timelines and applicable project deadlines
  • Maintain current information on products, vendors, subcontractors and government requirements
  • Preparation of detailed quantity surveys
  • Subcontractor/supplier bid solicitation and coordination
  • Provide input to the project team for the project schedule.

The Successful Applicant

  • Degree in Construction Engineering, Construction Management, or related field
  • 10+ years in the construction industry
  • 5+ years participating in the bidding of commercial and industrial construction projects
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organization and time management skills
  • Professional in actions and appearance
  • Thorough and detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task within time constraints
  • Effective interactions with project partners, subcontractors and vendors
  • Self-starter and motivated with minimal supervision
  • Strong computer skills
  • Previous experience with MC2 , Grade Beam, On Screen take off and P6 is preferred

What's on Offer

  • Great base salary
  • Opportunity for large bonuses
  • 401K, medical/dental/vision plan
  • Great work/life balance and company culture