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Chief Estimator- Electrical - Chicago

Company: Michael Page
Location: Oak Park
Posted on: January 15, 2022

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.
Seeking a Chief Estimator to lead a team on a diverse project portfolio here in the Chicago area. This Chief Estimator will have the autonomy to build their team, in return for great benefits and room for growth.
Client Details
Work as a Chief Estimator for an electrical subcontractor that focuses on an array of projects throughout the Chicagoland area. Founded over 50 years ago, they have become a top electrical subcontractor that has projects valued up to $10M. Our client focuses on quality work and hire top quality professionals to maintain those expectations. In return, they offer a bonus up to 40% of your base salary.
Preparation of complete cost estimates (labor and material) for electrical projects (healthcare, residential, commercial, industrial, and more)
Fluent in PlanSwift for take offs and cost estimation
Familiarity with standard bid solicitation process
Close coordination with Procurement and Project Management for project hand off when awarded
Preparation of Bills of Material and other information for use by Purchasing
Schedule and attend field walk-throughs with general contractors and additional construction/ engineering personnel to understand and determine constructability requirements
Compare various project documents for accuracy and consistency as well as data entry
Able to wear various hats in the process and stay focused with a full bid calendar

Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable
5-7 years of experience estimating new construction, maintenance and retrofit projects within electrical commercial and industrial projects is required
Candidate must be knowledgeable of the N.E.C and local codes
Able to read and understand civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, etc
Plan and specificy to include blue prints, proposals and other documents as they relate to the electrical work
Computer literate and proficient with software such as Microsoft Office applications (ie., Word, Excel, Outlook, etc), Dropbox, FTP sites, etc
Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, written, and communication skills

Job Offer
Salary that is based off experience up to 135k
401k match up to 4%
Full healthcare benefits
Bonus up to 40% of base salary
3-week PTO
Vehicle provided
Gas card
Gym stipend
Performance related bonus structure
Maternity and Paternity leave

Keywords: Michael Page, Oak Park , Chief Estimator- Electrical - Chicago, Professions , Oak Park, Illinois

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