Construction Estimator

Chicago Permanent USD90,000 - USD120,000 per year
  • Earn a high base salary with great employee benefits.
  • Direct access to leadership and a great culture.

About Our Client

Our client was founded in 1999 and they have grown ever since. Last year, they did $250 million in revenue in the Chicago marketplace and over $300 million overall. They have a high repeat client rate and excellent relationship with subs is the key to their success. They do everything - design build through self-perform - medical, manufacturing, commercial, industrial, e-commerce. They are a close knit group that treats their employees well and does good work.

Job Description

  • Perform conceptual, schematic, and design development budgets
  • Review plans for consistency and accuracy
  • 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
  • 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

  • 6+ years of estimating experience, ideally with a developer or general contractor
  • Preferably have a Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, 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

  • Base salary of $90,000 - $130,000, depending on experience
  • Performance based bonus potential
  • Residential estimating experience is preferred
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Family oriented company
  • Paid Maternity leave
  • Paid Paternity leave
  • Comprehensive benefits package to include: 401(k), Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Vision insurance
  • Referral bonus
  • Short term/Long term disability
  • Great opportunity to join a reputable brand, and well established company within the growing Chicago market
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