Senior Estimator (General Contractor)

We are looking for a Senior Estimator to join our growing team in the Northwest Suburbs.

  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • $100,000 - $150,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Collin Walsh
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A bit about us:

One of the most respected construction firms in the region, our work has been considered best in class for half a century. A multiple ward winner for "Best Top Construction Companies", and a "Top Place to Work", we pride ourselves on putting our employees first. We have the resources to handle any job from tenant fit-outs, to large-scale ground-up construction, operating in a variety of markets including Commercial, Healthcare, Municipal, Light Industrial, Multifamily, Entertainment, and more.

Why join us?

We believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply.

Our competitive compensation packages include but are not limited to:
  • Base salary
  • Project based bonus
  • 401K match + profit sharing
  • Full benefits including health, vision, and dental
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Quarterly paid for events
  • Company equipment (phone, laptop, etc.)

Job Details

The Senior Estimator, assuming a leadership role and providing guidance to team members, is responsible for overseeing the creation of estimate packages, including quantity take offs, costing and subtrades solicitation. He or She will organize and implement estimating activities related to the preparation of conceptual budgets, detailed estimates, cost studies, and competitive bids for projects.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Incorporates requirements from drawing specifications, terms and conditions into bid. Reviews unanswered complex RFI's and identifies appropriate bidding strategy.
  • Performs quantity takeoffs for large, complex bids and oversees the quantity takeoff process, including review of takeoff summaries.
  • Leads subcontractor and supplier solicitation. Recommends subcontractors to be put forward for award.
  • Takes ownership of the estimate, reviewing and verifying direct and indirect costs. Assigns and manages bid package responsibilities
  • Reviews schedule and execution strategy and ensures alignment with the estimate
  • Leads estimate reviews and development of bid clarifications on large complex projects
  • Applies knowledge and skills through the handling of complex problems and shares expertise with the Estimating team
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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Hoffman Estates, IL
Job Type
$100,000 - $150,000