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Estimator / Project Manager (Demolition Specialist) 19-00468

ESPO Engineering Corp Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Title: Estimator/Project Manager (Demolition Specialist)
Location: Chicago area
Pay Rate: based on experience
Duration of Job: Direct hire
Company car provided-local travel within 115 miles of Chicago area is our client service area.

Service areas-commercial, industrial, government and residential sector services. Working hand in hand with several local construction companies, our client work with other construction companies in Illinois and Indiana, both as general contractor and as subcontractor to large construction companies and who will manage any project from the design stage through to final completion. Projects may range from more simple repairs and maintenance to scaling to complete overhauls.

Our client is looking for someone with either Demolition experience, GC and/or Aviation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting Program, Operations, and Project Managers by analyzing project requirements and preparing detailed cost estimates. The role will include attending pre-bid site walks, determining scopes of work, perform quantity take-offs, calculate pricing by required task and phasing, obtain competitive bids from subcontractors, review and understand blueprints and project specifications, assist with value engineering assessments, and evaluate change orders.

Responsibilities and expectations for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Review project bid documents and coordinate with operations and proposal team to ensure work plan and scope are thorough and complete.
  • Identify risk issues, their order of magnitude and proposed solutions to mitigate.
  • Perform a thorough review of bid materials including general conditions, schedule, scopes of work, site logistics, means and methods, constructability, and other information relative to ensuring competitiveness, completeness, and risk mitigation.
  • Form effective relationships with client, proposal and design teams, sub-contractors, and vendors/suppliers that reflect and support company values and meets or exceeds the customer's expectations.
  • Assemble and present the prepared estimate, including all backup information, rates, costs, units, quotes, etc.
  • Maintain cost database for all projects bid, and work with company resources to continually refine the database for site-specific, regional, and scope-specific data.

Required Skills

  • Experience preparing bids with Governmental Agencies, Including City of Chicago, PBC, CPS, Cook County, Toll way, and IDOT.
  • Hands-on experience and general knowledge of estimating, including budgeting, scheduling, change management, construction, and reporting.
  • Knowledge of cost estimating software and methodologies.
  • Experience supporting engineering, environmental, procurement, and construction projects.
  • Ability to interpret bid documents for cost, estimating, and change management.
  • Ability to understand agreements, terms and conditions, warranty periods, and purchase orders.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize, work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet deadlines.

Required Experience

  • 5 years previous General Construction, and Commercial Remodeling experience with at least 5-8 years as an Estimator or Estimate to Lead.
  • Estimating experience on bid opportunities valued at $5MM and greater.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or technical field preferred but not required.

•The successful candidate will be required to pass the installation security checks.

  • A pre-hire drug test is required.
  • Position requires U.S. Citizenship.

•Travel as required for site visits. pre-construction meetings, project meetings, data gathijring, and project support as required. Travel anticipated approximately

  • Company vehicle Provided

Espo Corporation
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 789-2525
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other attribute or protected characteristic by law. {Want to learn more? Click here} If you need assistance applying please contact us at 630-789-2525.

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