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Chief Estimator - Commercial Construction

Company: Michael Page US
Location: Gurnee
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Gurnee Permanent USD140,000 - USD180,000 per year

  • Collaborative work culture with a family-oriented general contractor
  • Opportunity to run the estimating department with an established firmAbout Our ClientWe are partnered with a General Contractor who has a phenomenal reputation in the area, as well as nationally. They are on the search for someone who still wants to grow with a firm. You will use your expertise to secure work with current and new clients. The company has been in business over 70 years with a very strong pipeline of work. They are looking to expand their construction team as part of their growth plan by hiring a chief estimator to take on some key responsibilities.Job Description
    • Create preliminary budgets, conceptual estimates and detailed estimates (conceptual, schematic, design development, construction) including quantity take-offs
    • Review documentation with close attention to general conditions, phasing, and site logistics
    • Create subcontractor and vendor bid lists
    • Prepare bid packages, obtain bids from subcontractors and vendors, analyze and award bid contracts
    • Participate in entire preconstruction phase
    • Collaborate with architecture team, engineering team, owner, and other key project personnel
    • Prepare detailed and accurate estimates by calculating takeoff for scope of work

      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 Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or Project Management required
      • 10+ years of estimating experience with a general contractor required
      • Will be considered if you have experience in any market within the GC world
      • Hands-on experience estimating projects based off blue prints
      • Interest in estimating as a career - ambitious, motivated professionals
      • Proficiency with estimating software and spreadsheet design
      • Ability to perform both hard bid and conceptual bids
      • Willingness to lead a team and mentor junior employeesWhat's on Offer

Keywords: Michael Page US, Waukegan , Chief Estimator - Commercial Construction, Professions , Gurnee, Illinois

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