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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/sf
• 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
• 2-8 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, et.) 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