Lead Estimator - Greater Dayton (General Contractor)

Dayton Permanent USD75,000 - USD115,000
  • Phenomenal company culture
  • Extremely diverse project portfolio

About Our Client

One of the most flexible and progressive firms we work with in Cincinnati and Dayton, our client is an established general contracting firm that has been around for decades and has an extremely impressive back-log of projects through 2025. Voted as one of the best places to work in the area, they pride themselves on an employee/family first mentality. Their culture is one of accountability, flexibility and trust. They are looking to expand their Preconstruction team as part of their growth plan by hiring an estimator.

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.

Description

  • Solicit and maintain strong relationships with current and potential clients
  • Prepare and submit proposals, within time-frame and following up until closed
  • Facilitate an effective hand-off to the project manager, engineers and architects
  • Monitor budgets throughout the construction process
  • Evaluate and prepare pricing for change orders.
  • Manage bid pricing from all vendors
  • Prepare cost analysis for internal team
  • Communicate with trade partners and team members regarding new projects
  • Update & maintain accurate pipeline reports, track leads, bookings, forecasting, reporting
  • Build out a small department of other estimating professionals
  • Flexible enough to handle some project management duties
  • Ability to lead from the front
  • Utilize technology to actualize on effective project and cost delivery
  • Interview and hire for the estimating team
  • Represent the company in all Preconstruction meetings with external parties

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Estimating orPreconstruction at a local General Contractor or Real Estate Developer
    • The title of the role will depend on the individuals experience. All levels of estimators are welcome to apply.
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and other Construction Software's
  • Ability to read architectural plans and develop cost estimates
  • Ability to work hand-and-hand with in-house architects, engineers and designers
  • Experience with conceptual and design-build estimates
  • Experience maintaining strong relationship with local subcontractors, architects, and clients
  • Potential interest in ownership or director level supervision preferred
  • Leadership capabilities
  • Impeccable problem-solving skills

What's on Offer

  • Comprehensive compensation package, including a base salary between $75,000-$115,000 depending on experience
  • Full health insurance package
  • Project based bonus program
  • Company laptop and cellphone provided
  • PTO and paid holidays,
  • 401k match, and profit sharing plan
  • Flexible work hours
  • Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Work from home ability
  • Regular company events - both team bonding and charitable outings
  • An incredible culture, and a collaborative, helpful team
  • Opportunity for quick advancement internally
  • Unique opportunity to help grow a division of an established organization
  • Opportunity to get fully involved in the progressive plan this company has undertaken
Contact
Collin Walsh
Quote job ref
JN-112021-4541045

Job summary

Sector
Construction
Sub Sector
Estimator
Industry
Business Services
Location
Dayton
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Collin Walsh
Job Reference
JN-112021-4541045