Columbus Permanent USD80,000 - USD95,000
  • Leadership Growth Potential
  • Generous Benefits Package

About Our Client

My client is the #1 General Contractor is the Columbus area. With a reputation of producing quality work at the highest level, my client is in need an Estimator that will help continue this reputation in the commercial space. This client is known throughout the US and has a presence in Columbus in excess of a $1B per year - making them the largest GC in a single market in the country. Any Estimator within this company is taken care of extremely well (high compensation, bonus, travel bonus, 401(k), car allowance, etc.) and with an average tenure of 12 years, it will most likely be the final company you work for. Estimators are vital to this company and are given complete control over their careers.

Job Description

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.


* Work with the entire preconstruction team in various capacities

* Accurately estimate projects from conceptual through construction document phases

* Present Value Engineering ideas when required.

* Interpret and accurately compare contractor proposals through detailed bid analysis sheet.

* Prepare quantity surveys for most construction trade work.

* Maintain subcontractor relations and build subcontractor interest for future bids.

* Assist in maintaining historical cost database and as well as subcontractor database.

* Maintain good working knowledge of current unit costs and building costs/s.f.

* Maintain and build stronger client relations.

* Negotiate, award and write subcontracts.

* Accurately estimate general condition costs as well as preliminary scheduling.

* Navigate and utilize information contained in REVIT Models

The Successful Applicant

Bachelor's degree in a construction related field

* 2-10 years of experience/knowledge of construction estimating

* High degree of analytical skills.

* Knowledge of materials, methods, and processes.

* Plan & specification interpretation.

* Must be able to clearly and effectively present detailed information in meetings.

* Strong organizational and planning skills and ability to prioritize and multitask.

* Possess strong ethics.

* Communication skills (verbal & written).

* Ability to delegate effectively.

* Knowledge in WinEst, OST, SmartBid, Excel and Word.

* Understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities.

* Superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, et.) skills.

* Ability to multi-task, prioritize and complete numerous projects in a timely manner.

* Travel in and around Chicago and its suburbs.

What's on Offer

* Very competitive base salary depending on experience

* Industry leading bonus and profit sharing program

* Great company culture with good work/life balance

* 401k match

* Great PTO plan

* Medical, Dental and Vision coverage

* Ability to quickly move up to managerial role

* Opportunity to spearhead a department that is in growth

Onya Edwards
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