Chief Estimator- Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD12,000 - USD13,000
  • Opportunity to work for tech savvy company with excellent growth potential
  • Our client is offering profit sharing on every project for estimators

About Our Client

Our client is a medium sized design build firm that specializes in commercial, industrial, and retail construction projects. The majority of their projects are between $5M-$25M and they have won multiple projects throughout the country. Family owned and operated since the 1960's, our client offers a tight knit culture. Additionally executive level positions offer profit sharing with strong bonus potential. APPLY TODAY AND HAVE YOUR RESUME CONSIDERED WITHIN 24 HOURS.

Job Description

  • Collect historical cost data to estimate costs for current or future products.
  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments, or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Prepare estimates used by management for purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work.
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates.
  • Confer with engineers, architects, owners, contractors, and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.
  • Prepare estimates for use in selecting vendors or subcontractors.
  • Set up cost monitoring and reporting systems and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain tendering process, and conduct negotiations.



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The Successful Applicant

  • Four years of applicable experience in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or commercial construction industry.
  • Experience in quantity surveying and cost estimating for general construction including some experience in Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing.
  • Advanced knowledge of contracting processes, negotiating, and legalities.
  • Advanced knowledge of facility design and construction methods, construction activity sequencing, schedule logic, and project planning skills.
  • Knowledge of client business constraints.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience
  • Union or non-union benefits
  • 401K
  • Standard PTO and holidays
  • Lead the estimating department
  • Flexibility
  • Relaxed environment
Contact
Charlie Burton
Quote job ref
JN-052022-5593632

Job summary

Sector
Construction
Sub Sector
Estimator
Industry
Property
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Charlie Burton
Job Reference
JN-052022-5593632