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Commercial Construction Estimator in Chicago, IL at GPAC

Date Posted: 1/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
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  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

Construction Estimator

Chicago, IL (south)

A leading General Contractor is looking to identify and hire an Estimator. Due to growth and activity, this opportunity is available for a highly-motivated candidate who's looking to join an award winning firm that performs work in the healthcare, education, industrial, civil, commercial, and office sectors. They are looking for an Estimator who is ready to grow both personally and professionally, tenacious, interested in learning, coachable, and willing to go the extra mile for the team.

Estimator Duties:

* Aggressively follow-up with subcontractors to ensure bids are received on time

* Prepare and maintain project goals and budgets

* Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness to secure the most competitive pricing from subcontractors

* Bid and budget submittal 100% on time, every time, no exceptions

* Prepare comprehensive "bid day" scope and analysis

* Conduct on-going reviews with Project Management to identify and resolve any potential obstacles

Estimator Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management or a related field preferred

* Expert ability to manage project time-lines and budgets

* Demonstrable ability to lead commercial construction projects in various phases concurrently

* Industry consistent work history

* 1 - 5+ years' experience estimating projects ranging from $10MM - $20MM+ in value


* Competitive compensation DOE

* Health, dental, and life insurance

* Lucrative bonus program

* Retirement plan

Take the next step in your Estimating career, APPLY NOW!

Please contact Dave Knutson directly at 605-978-5451, or email, for more information on this position. All qualified candidates will be contacted and given further information. All inquiries are CONFIDENTIAL!

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States over the past 28 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.