Construction Estimator - Chicago Suburbs

Downers Grove Permanent USD90,000 - USD125,000
  • Earn a competitive salary with a project/profit based bonus structure.
  • Opportunity to work on high profile projects in the Chicago marketplace.

About Our Client

Our client is a design-build firm that has been doing business in Chicago for over 20 years. A majority of their projects are animal related facilities - vet offices, animal's hospitals, boarding facilities, specialty humane societies etc. and the rest are medical, dental, and other healthcare offices.They specialize mostly in ground up and interior build outs.

Job Description

  • Compute costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements
  • Prepare work to be estimated by gather proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents
  • Resolve discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Present prepared estimates by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Perform conceptual, schematic, and design development budgets
  • Review plans for consistency and accuracy
  • Manage all levels of take-offs while applying unit prices
  • Collaborate with others on the construction team to successfully bid jobs
  • Develop into a leader within the estimating team

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum of 10 years of Estimating experience, ideally at a commercial general contractor
  • Preferably have a degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or Architecture or a related field
  • Proficient with both hard bid and conceptual estimating
  • Well versed in Procore, Bluebeam and other estimating software's
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Understanding of Construction Systems
  • OSHA certification is preferred
  • Flexibility to effectively deal with changing priorities and time lines though analytic problem solving
  • Able to work independently as well as in a collaborative team-oriented environment

What's on Offer

  • A competitive base salary between $90,000-$125,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Opportunity to work on high profile projects
  • Competitive bonus structure, project/profit based
  • Medical insurance including dental and vision (100% coverage for individual and dependents)
  • Generous 401K structure
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Company profit sharing
  • Robust career advancement opportunity
  • Strong training programs
  • Generous PTO/personal days/sick days
  • Company wide events
  • Company phone and laptop provided
  • DE&I Initiative
  • Family oriented company
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Downers Grove
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