Remote Construction Estimator

Chicago Permanent USD130,000 - USD150,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Boutique Construction Management firm with offices throughout the Midwest
  • High base salary, bonus potential, work from home flexibility

About Our Client

This construction company, based in Chicago, has a track record for excellence resulting from a combination of wide-ranging experience, collaborative work environment, 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: Commercial and health care
  • 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

  • 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

  • 8+ years of estimating experience, ideally with a commercial and/or health care general contractor
  • Preferably have a degree in Construction Management or a related field
  • Proficient with both hard bid and conceptual estimating
  • Well versed in On Screen Takeoff, Procore, Bluebeam and other estimating software's
  • Strong communication skills
  • Comfortable in a client facing role
  • 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 $130,000-$150,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Opportunity to work on high profile projects
  • Competitive bonus structure, project/profit based
  • Work from home capability
  • Medical insurance including dental and vision (100% coverage for individual and dependents)
  • Generous 401K structure
  • Company profit sharing
  • 32 Days of PTO
  • Robust career advancement opportunity
  • Strong training programs
  • Generous PTO/personal days/sick days
  • Company wide events
  • Company phone and laptop provided
  • DE&I Initiative
Contact
Emily Dudley
Quote job ref
JN-082022-5710557

Job summary

Sector
Construction
Sub Sector
Estimator
Industry
Property
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Emily Dudley
Job Reference
JN-082022-5710557
Job Nature
Hybrid working