Preconstruction Engineer - Cincinnati, OH

Hamilton Permanent USD70,000 - USD90,000
  • Opportunity to work for one of Ohio's most reputable contractors
  • Competitive salary, great benefits and a family feel culture

About Our Client

A Contractor who has been in operations for over 25 years, my client is well-known in the Ohio Market with an excellent reputation in the Construction Industry. Due to growth, they are currently seeking to appoint a Construction Estimator with immediate effect to take ownership of estimation as part of a collaborative team.

Job Description

The Construction Estimator position will play a key part in developing a structure to support the recruitment of future estimators.

  • Prepare budget estimates, detailed and accurate bid estimates and bid packages, potentially on short turnaround time for projects ranging from $500k to $15MM - ground up construction and renovations/additions.
  • Must be able to read and fully understand project drawings and specifications for all trades - Architectural, MEP, Structural, Sprinkler, Fire Alarm, etc. Prepare RFI's as needed.
  • Solicit and evaluate scope completeness of proposals from multiple trade subcontractors, and effectively communicate and negotiate with subcontractors.
  • Identify and track changes to drawings through addendum's, bulletins, and revisions, including follow through with subcontractors.
  • Attend job site walk through and effectively communicate and coordinate with project superintendents and subs.
  • Produces accurate and thorough takeoffs, including pricing of work
  • Creates project estimates and analysis of subcontractor and supplier bids
  • Conducts post-bid and pre-buy meetings and negotiation/scope review meetings
  • Once construction documents are released, works with Architects, Owners, and Engineers to formulate accurate and complete budgets

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

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • 2 -5 year's estimating experience in the industrial / commercial construction industry
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction or Related Field
  • Multi-trade knowledge and experience (steel, concrete, masonry, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, etc).
  • Proficient in computer technology (Microsoft Outlook, Project and Office, etc).
  • Strong communication, writing, and interpersonal skills
  • Motivated team player

What's on Offer

This is an opportunity not to be missed if you are seeking to secure a Construction Estimator role. Reporting directly into the VP of Estimating, the position is a high-profile role and will secure a competitive salary with benefits and a year-end bonus. Salary base ranging from 70,000-90,000 based on experience.

On top of competitive salary our client offer includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Benefits 75% paid for
  • Bonus opportunity
  • 3 weeks starting PTO
  • 401K match at 5%
  • Career growth opportunity
  • Company paid for events and happy hours
  • Autonomous working environment (some work from home opportunity)

If you are interested in this position, please apply immediately with resume and project list.

Collin Walsh
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