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Estimator - Construction - Chicago, IL (WFH Flexibility!)

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
$80,000 to $130,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
23 Sep 2022
  • High Base Salary, Bonus Potential, Growth Potential, Family Oriented Company
  • Play a vital part in the success of a leading General Contractor in Illinois

About Our Client

One of Chicago's fastest growing companies. This construction company, based in Chicago, has a track record for excellence resulting from a combination of wide-ranging experience, exceptional teamwork, 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, hospitality, and retail
  • Project Locations: Mainly Chicagoland 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 2023

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the Estimator:

  • Managing all documentation to ensure the project is compliant, remains on schedule, and remains within budget while monitoring all costs.
  • Obtaining, assembling, distributing, and filling all as-built drawings, warranties, certificates of occupancy, and lien releases.
  • Scheduling projects in logical steps and budgeting time required to meet deadlines.
  • Building and maintaining relationships critical to the success of the overall project and company
  • Track and analyze data to reduce gaps between estimates and actual costs.
  • Obtain and track subcontract bids and negotiate budgets.
  • Prepare and present estimate documentation, including gaps in available data.
  • Prepares estimates according to the requirements of multiple delivery systems. Reviews quotes and estimates with the project management team
  • Assists with certain post-bid buyouts.
  • Initiates and participates in meet and greet presentations with subcontractors and suppliers.

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 Estimator:

  • BS degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or Project Management preferred
  • Commercial construction estimating experience required
  • 2+ years of experience in construction
  • Ground up project knowledge and experience

What's on Offer
  • A competitive base salary between $80,000-$130,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Competitive bonus structure, project/profit based. Typically between $8,000-$15,000 in the first year)
  • Medical insurance including dental and vision (100% coverage for individual and dependents)
  • Generous 401K structure
  • Gas card
  • Company profit sharing
  • Robust career advancement opportunity
  • Strong training programs
  • 10 PTO Days
  • Company wide events
  • Gas/fuel card offered
  • Company Vehicle offered
  • Company phone and laptop provided
  • DE&I Initiative
  • Possibility for flexible work
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Details

  • Job Reference: 719403610-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Michael Page International Inc
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: $80,000 to $130,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent