Construction Estimator - Novi, MI

Royal Oak, Michigan Permanent USD90,000 - USD120,000 per year
  • Growing team with backlog of projects through 2025
  • Tight knit culture that allows for flexibility and work/life balance

About Our Client

Our client is a family owned and operated general contractor and developer with offices across the United States. They have been in business for over 30 years and have a very healthy pipeline going into 2025. This company offers mentor ship opportunities for every employee and promotes from within. Additionally, our client places a strong emphasis on positive company culture and they want to grow their team with strong construction professionals. They are seeking an estimator to join their team.

Job Description

The key responsibilities for a Commercial Construction Estimator are:

  • Review specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Participate in pre-bid meetings, bid strategy, and marketing presentations as requested.
  • Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff of certain sections and reviewing vendor quotations.
  • Review and incorporate historical data from prior projects as required.
  • Interface with Owner, A/E and /or subcontractors to provide accurate cost estimates.
  • Prepare conceptual estimates as needed by our clients
  • Participate in plan review and estimating reviews for prospective projects.
  • Understanding of construction specifications and blueprint reading.
  • Responsible for soliciting subcontractors/suppliers to ensure proper coverage.
  • Utilize and complete the subcontractor pre-qualification.
  • Identify and distribute documents to interested bidders.
  • Leadership during the design process through a design-assist process, value engineering opportunities, alternates and material replacements, new techniques/ideas/products, and subcontractor relationships.
  • Lead efforts to secure long lead subcontractors and materials
  • Work with Cities and Municipalities to identify and procure required permits.

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

The successful candidate for a Commercial Construction Estimator has:

  • BA/BS degree construction management, engineering, or 10+ year(s) experience in the estimating or project management field.
  • Ability to read and understand construction plans and specifications.
  • Ground up project knowledge and experience preferred
  • Proficient in Bluebeam, AutoCAD, Sage, MS Project
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Interesting in mentorship opportunity
  • Quantity takeoff and cost estimate experience

What's on Offer

What is offered for a Commercial Construction Estimator is:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance
  • Bonus potential
  • Competitive base salary
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Work from home flexibility

Apply now to be considered within 24 hours!

Zak Kempster
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Industrial / Manufacturing
Royal Oak
Contract Type
Consultant name
Zak Kempster
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