One of the oldest and most established construction firms in the Midwest
Excellent culture with flexible working
About Our Client
We are pleased to be partnering with one of the most established, highly sort after and desired design build firms in Chicago on an exclusive search for a Director of Preconstruction. This company works with the cities top clients. This is an opportunity for someone to fast track their career into senior leadership role. With one of the best compensation packages on offer and strong progression opportunities, this an opportunity not to be missed. The successful candidate will be leading the estimating department, overseeing a team of 5 junior estimators. The goal is to grow the estimating division as the company grows. This company currently does over $200m per year. In the last 2 weeks alone, they have won 2 $40m, ground up hotel builds.
- Solicit and maintain strong relationships with current and potential clients
- Prepare and submit proposals, within time-frame and following up until closed
- Facilitate an effective hand-off to the project manager
- Monitor budgets throughout the construction process
- Evaluate and prepare pricing for change orders.
- Update & maintain accurate pipeline reports, track leads, bookings, forecasting, reporting
- Build out a small department of other estimating professionals
- Flexible enough to handle some project management duties
- Ability to lead from the front
- Utilize technology to actualize on effective project and cost delivery
The Successful Applicant
Due to the high value and the complexity of the projects our client works on, to be considered for this role candidates are required to have an excellent track record as an estimator, ideally within the multi-use, residential, hotel and retail industry.
Candidates looking to progress their careers and be fast tracked into a senior leadership roles are highly desired.
What's on Offer
A generous base salary of between $100,000 - $200,000 depending on prior experience.
Comprehensive medical package
Company car/ truck
Excellent company bonus scheme
Lucrative ESOP (profit sharing plan)