Chief Estimator - Healthcare Construction at Michael Page

Posted in Retail 5 days ago.

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Location: Chicago, Illinois





Job Description:
MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

*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

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