Project Estimator - Downtown Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD80,000 - USD125,000
  • Opportunity to work on high profile projects for a top GC in Chicago.
  • High quality training program and career advancement opportunities.

About Our Client

Our client has been a national general contractor based out of Chicago for over the last 40 years. 85% of their business comes from repeat clients due to their success and execution, resulting in over $400 million in revenue annually. They complete a wide variety of projects such as:

  • Corporate
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Institutional
  • Mixed-use Residential
  • Restaurant
  • Retail
  • Senior Living

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

  • Minimum of 4 years of Estimating experience, ideally at a commercial general contractor
  • Preferably have a degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or 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

  • A competitive base salary between $80,000-$125,000 (Depending on 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
  • Family oriented company
Contact
Chris Lynch
Quote job ref
JN-062022-5634571

Job summary

Sector
Construction
Sub Sector
Estimator
Industry
Property
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Chris Lynch
Job Reference
JN-062022-5634571