Estimator - Chicago - Construction

Rosemont Permanent USD90,000 - USD130,000
  • Direct access to leadership with continued guidance toward advancement
  • High Base Salary, Bonus Potential, Growth Potential, Family Oriented Company

About Our Client

One of Chicago's fastest growing developers and a leader in the market. This company, based in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, has a track record for excellence resulting from a combination of wide-ranging experience, exceptional teamwork, and phenomenal growth. Their pipeline is significantly higher than anticipated for the next couple years. Additionally, our client places a strong emphasis on positive company culture and they want to grow their team with strong construction professionals.

  • Project Portfolio: Residential, Multifamily, Commercial, Retail, Industrial, Mission Critical
  • Project Locations: Mainly Chicago-land area
  • Family oriented culture
  • Solid leadership out of top general contractors
  • Hands off management approach
  • Great relationships with subcontractors
  • Strong pipeline of projects through 2022 leading into 2024

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

  • 5+ years of estimating experience, ideally with a developer
  • 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
Contact
Emily Dudley
Quote job ref
JN-042022-5417885

Job summary

Sector
Construction
Sub Sector
Estimator
Industry
Property
Location
Rosemont
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Emily Dudley
Job Reference
JN-042022-5417885