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Estimator- Chicago, IL

Chicago, Illinois
$100,000 to $120,000
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
  • Become an experienced Estimator with Chicago s most reputable General Contractor
  • Grow your career with a company that has consistently had a strong pipeline

About Our Client

Join a client that is consistently servicing clients throughout the state and the Midwest region, as well as across the country. Established 90 years ago, they have been a key player in the chicagoland construction market. Ultimately, their objective is to establish an environment that encourages transparency, open communication and collaboration, where everyone on the team is each others advocate.

Job Description
  • Work with the entire preconstruction team in various capacities
  • Accurately estimate projects from conceptual through construction document phases
  • Present Value Engineering ideas when required.
  • Interpret and accurately compare contractor proposals through detailed bid analysis sheet.
  • Prepare quantity surveys for most construction trade work
  • Maintain subcontractor relations and build subcontractor interest for future bids.
  • Assist in maintaining historical cost database and as well as subcontractor database.
  • Maintain good working knowledge of current unit costs and building costs/s.f.
  • Maintain and build stronger client relations.
  • Negotiate, award and write subcontracts.
  • Accurately estimate general condition costs as well as preliminary scheduling.
  • Navigate and utilize information contained in REVIT Models

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
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction or Civil Engineering
  • 5-10+ years of experience of estimating experience
  • High-end residential experience bidding
  • Efficient in high-level software experience
  • Strong interpersonal communication
  • Strong attention and accuracy to detail
  • Ability to work alongside others
  • Strong work ethic

What's on Offer
  • High base salary between 100K-120K (based heavily on experience)
  • Bonus potential
  • Healthcare plan
  • 401k match
  • 3 weeks+ PTO
  • Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Standard Holidays
  • Company Outings
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  • Job Reference: 719277128-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Michael Page International Inc
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: $100,000 to $120,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent