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8750 W Bryn Mawr Ave Chicago, IL 60631 United States

POSITION SUMMARY:

The primary function is to support our project teams in the development of accurate budgets and estimates from program through guaranteed maximum price.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

• 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

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in a construction related field
• 2-10 years of experience/knowledge of construction estimating
• High degree of analytical skills.
• Knowledge of materials, methods, and processes.
• Plan & specification interpretation.
• Must be able to clearly and effectively present detailed information in meetings.
• Strong organizational and planning skills and ability to prioritize and multitask.
• Possess strong ethics.
• Communication skills (verbal & written).
• Ability to delegate effectively.
• Knowledge in WinEst, OST, SmartBid, Excel and Word.
• Understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities.
• Superior communication and interpersonal (tact diplomacy, influence, etc) skills.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and complete numerous projects in a timely manner.
• Travel in and around Chicago and its suburbs.

Job Family
Non-Union