Senior Estimator - Commercial/Multifamily - Irving Park

Chicago Permanent USD115,000 - USD150,000
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Salaries higher than standard

About Our Client

Family owned general contractor who performs work all over the country, averaging around $200M/year in revenue with 80% repeat clients. They specialize in big box retail, senior living and commercial work. They are looking for a senior level candidate to help build out a new arm within the company. Some key sells include:

  • Some of the best salaries in the industry
  • 80% repeat business
  • $200M/year in revenue
  • Diverse project portfolio (commercial, big box retail, senior living, multifamily/mixed-use, light industrial, TI)

Job Description

The Senior Estimator will:

  • 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
  • Monitor budgets throughout the construction process
  • Evaluate and prepare pricing for change orders.
  • 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

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 Senior Estimator should have:

  • 10+ years of experience as an estimator for a general contractor
  • Ground-up and site development estimation
  • Conceptual experience is a plus
  • Opportunity to step in right away without much oversight

What's on Offer

The Senior Estimator will receive:

  • Salaries open dependent on experience - up to $150K+
  • Bonus potential (company and individual performance)
  • 401k Match
  • Excellent healthcare
  • Flexible working environment
  • Growth opportunity
  • Autonomy within a group environment
  • Standard PTO and holidays
Kim Kuzma
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Kim Kuzma
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