Our Client headquartered in Westchester, IL has an immediate opening for a full-time, Estimator. The Estimator, will be responsible for estimating duties which include recording precast concrete material types and quantities, preparing accurate cost estimates based upon company standards and guidelines, writing proposals and qualifications that are job specific, and submitting cost estimates for bidding. Estimator Responsibilities:· Review and analyze blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost and labor estimates for products, projects or services.· Preparation of detailed quantity takeoffs.· Obtain pricing for materials.· Obtain bids from subcontractors.· Recommend ways to make a product more cost effective or profitable.· Develop updated costing for current jobs under contract.· Building relationships, showing leadership and collaboration.· Attend departmental meetings as required. Estimator Requirements:· Minimum of 3 years of project estimating experience (ideally in Precast, Steel and/or Concrete industry).· Ability to read and interpret architectural and structural drawings.· Experience with estimating software such as Bluebeam and 3D modeling software such as Tekla, Revit, AutoCAD, AutoDesk, or BIM.· Experience in the fields of cost estimation.· Great analytical skills.· Ability to pay close attention to details.· Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.· Proven ability to monitor project costs, perform cost analysis, and prepare project reports.· A good working knowledge of MS Office and internet applications. Estimator Salary: $50K to $80K DOE Estimator Schedule: Monday through Friday 8PM to 5PM Estimator Benefits: • Full benefits: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance• FSA – Health Care Flexible Spending Account• Life Insurance• Short & Long Term Disability• 401K & CollegeBound Fund 529• PTO• Pet Insurance• Free parking & easy access to major highways Our Client specializes in precast parking-structures for health care, commercial, residential and municipalities, as well as precast bridge beams. As a full-service supplier of precast parking structures, they are proud to provide precast columns, beams, double tees, wall panels, stairs, sealer-sealant, pour strips, and erection
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