Construction Estimator Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD90,000 - USD125,000
  • Earn a high base salary with great employee benefits.
  • Career growth, inclusive company culture, dynamic leadership.

About Our Client

Our client has been fulfilling their mission of providing superior craftsmanship and service at a competitive price in Chicago for over 30 years. They are a leader in the multi-family and commercial construction business, completing over $330M in work both locally and nationally in the last 10 years. Their relationship-based approach not only extends to clients, but also to subcontractors, suppliers, and design professionals with whom they have also developed strong and lasting relationships.

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 6 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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