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Senior Estimator

Westmont, IL 60559

Posted: 03/16/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Construction Management Job Number: 552201 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

We have a diverse, growing portfolio with a varied private and public customer base in General Contracting, Electrical Infrastructure and Telecommunications. We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure systems to connect people and improve their lives.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Estimator to assist the Estimating Department in evaluating and pricing current bid opportunities. This person will report to the Director of Estimating and will have the potential to manage a staff of Estimators and Estimate Coordinators in the future.

We’re looking for your to do the following:
  • Perform detailed evaluation of drawings and specifications to determine the scope of work for subcontractors, vendors, and self-perform activities
  • Manage bid invitations by soliciting subcontractor bids and vendor quotes
  • Prepare subcontractor scopes and complete scope comparisons
  • Generate estimates by quantity takeoff and pricing of work
  • Write contracts and purchase orders
  • Maintain professional working relationships with subcontractors and vendors
  • Generate new bidding opportunities.
You have:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field of study
  • 7+ years of estimating or construction management experience
  • Background in takeoff and pricing of self-performed work including General Contracting: earthwork, excavation, site utilities, site, and structural concrete, and carpentry. Outside Electrical: street lighting, traffic signals, intelligent transportation systems, underground conduit systems, fiber optics
  • Experience in both Unit Price and Lump Sum bidding
  • HCSS HeavyBid Estimating Software
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent bids and meet deadlines
  • Ability to assess risk
  • Teamwork orientated
  • Strong organizational skills
We Have:
  • A team-based culture that rewards collaboration, problem solving and process improvement
  • A commitment to your professional development
  • Varied career path opportunities across the different disciplines in the company
  • A new, robust enterprise resource planning software solution launching in 2022
  • Great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401K with company contribution, profit sharing, long-term disability
  • Team outings, and an opportunity to get involved and make a difference with various charities in the community
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
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