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*Description* * Solicit and maintain strong relationships with current and potential clients * Prepare and submit proposals, within time-frame and following up until closed * Facilitate an effective hand-off to the project manager * Monitor budgets throughout the construction process * Evaluate and prepare pricing for change orders. * Update & maintain accurate pipeline reports, track leads, bookings, forecasting, reporting * Build out a small department of other estimating professionals * Flexible enough to handle some project management duties * Ability to lead from the front * Utilize technology to actualize on effective project and cost delivery
* B.S in Construction Management or relevant degree * Understand costs and market conditions * The ability to lead and manage a team underneath you * Strong written and verbal communication skills * Experience in Commercial & Healthcare projects * 8+ years of estimating experience * Experience in leading a team Our client is a leading General Contractor in the Greater Chicago area. They have a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from $20M to $100M. They are looking for a Chief Estimator who will effectively oversee the entire preconstruction department. * Profit sharing opportunity * Empowered team environment * Up to $140,000 on the base salary, dependent on experience * Rich career of loyalty, respect, integrity * Great benefits and bonus structure * Leadership potential in the business * Mentorship opportunities to grow a team beneath you * 100% paid benefits for you + family