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Construction Estimator - South Suburbs of Chicago

Location
Hickory Hills, Illinois
Salary
$125,000 to $1,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
23 Sep 2022
  • Opportunity to join a well respected local company offering growth potential
  • High base salary, bonus potential, vehicle allowance, flexible PTO

About Our Client

One of Chicago's fastest growing companies and a leader in the market. 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: Education, Municipal, Multifamily
  • Project Locations: 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
  • 10+ years of estimating experience, ideally at a general contractor
  • Preferably have a degree in Construction Management 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 $100,000-$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
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Details

  • Job Reference: 719155300-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Michael Page International Inc
  • Location: Hickory Hills, Illinois
  • Salary: $125,000 to $1,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent