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COMPANY OVERVIEW: A company that is a premier specialty provider in the areas of scaffolding, insulation, paintings and coatings.
POSITION TITLE: Estimating Manager
COMPENSATION: $100k - $140k base salary
BENEFITS: Standard package
LOCATION: Chicago, IL
RELOCATION: Paid relocation available
SUMMARY: Estimator: includes establishing complete proposals for Refining, Petro-Chem and Power projects including review of specifications, plans, quantity survey, establishing labor units, material and equipment pricing, preparation and review of vendor and subcontract quotes, site visits, and proposal presentation.
DUTIES OR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reviews data to determine material and labor requirements and prepares itemized lists.
Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; preparing bids; selecting vendors or subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness.
Conducts special studies to develop and establish standard hour and related cost data or effect cost reductions.
Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
Interfaces with other individuals in the organization to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates.
Organizes and manages a centralized cost estimating database and a formal process to support cost estimating to ensure historical data is utilized.
Analyzes completed projects to compare estimated costs to actual costs and determine the reason for any discrepancies.
Provides improvement recommendations to cost estimating procedures to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs.
Identifies cost trends to assist management in cost reduction and process improvement efforts.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have 10+ years of industrial construction estimating experience with scaffolding, insulation, painting and coatings in the chemical/petrochemical and/or refining industry.
Strong computer skills and proficient in excel, word, outlook, and access. Knowledge of Primavera 6 a plus.
Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction
Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective safety operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Possesses great time management skills
Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skill
Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, 401(k)
Thursday - Feb. 21, 2019
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