Construction Estimator

Chicago Permanent USD95,000 - USD125,000
  • Opportunity to work on high profile projects for a top GC in Chicago.
  • Join an inclusive, highly motivated group of construction professionals.

About Our Client

Our client is a family run business that has been operating in Chicago for over 45 years. They do work all over the country and have operated in 13 other states. They offer full benefits and they have a great inclusive company culture. They do a lot of railroad work, but they also work for education, government, and religious projects.

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

  • 5+ years of estimating experience, ideally at a commercial general contractor
  • Preferably have a degree in Construction Management 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 $95,000+, depending on level of 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
Contact
Chris Lynch
Quote job ref
JN-062022-5669471

Job summary

Sector
Construction
Sub Sector
Estimator
Industry
Property
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Chris Lynch
Job Reference
JN-062022-5669471