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Estimator

Business Unit:  E&K of Chicago, Inc.
Department:  Estimating, Chicago
Location: 

Elmhurst, IL, US, 60126

Job Description: 

Since 1956, E&K has been uncompromising in the commitment to deliver the highest quality products and services our clients demand, anywhere they need them. Today, we’re one of the largest interior/exterior finish contractors in the U.S., with offices throughout the country and a reputation for excellence.

 

Our employees love the small yet strong team atmosphere.  Because we value our employees, we strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package, including medical; dental; 401k; voluntary benefits; disability; life insurance; paid vacation, holiday, volunteer & sick time; paid parental leave; student loan paydown program; and EAP.

 

Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Recommend short-term objectives and long-range sales/marketing goals including pricing and job selection policies.
  • Bidding, selling, and marketing E&K’s services and products, including monitoring market and technical trades.
  • Participate and be accountable for development and implementation of marketing plans.
  • Manage and coordinate current projects by documenting and interacting with other departments and clients for proper progress of jobs.
  • Process contracts and change orders in a timely manner.
  • Assist in determining amount of monthly progress billings.
  • Ensure that the proper information is provided to other departments.
  • Review, understand, and monitor contract language and note concerns for the Manager’s review.
  • Establish qualified subcontractor bids and scope in determining contracts.
  • Conform to all company policies and procedures.
  • Attend and participate in all required company training programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

To be successful in this position, the candidate must have:

  • 3-5 years of commercial metal framing and drywall construction experience in Estimating.
  • Experience with OST and QuickBid is preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret contract documents, drawings, schedules, and specifications.
  • Knowledge of construction budgets, scheduling, and estimating.
  • Strong leadership and management abilities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • High level of organization and multi-tasking skills.

 

E&K is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, E-Verify, and Drug Free Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. 


Nearest Major Market: Chicago