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Construction Estimator

JOB DESCRIPTION
Roy Zenere Trucking & Excavating has an immediate opening for an experienced Estimator with our Excavation team in the Chicagoland Area. This candidate must be able to handle multiple projects from inception to completion displaying control over costs and profitability. Job reviews will be conducted weekly making sure the bid is compliant with the expected estimate provided.
Experience in Building excavation & site work (includes curb in gutter, building excavations, permeable pavers/pavement, basements, Mass Excavation, etc.) is expected.
Daily Duties include:
o Assist in reviewing qualified bids
o Download and review plans, specifications and environmental reports.
o Prepare estimates and proposals, and negotiate contracts.
o Perform quality takeoffs with costing in mind.
o Solicit pricing from subcontractors and material suppliers.
o Interact with GC's/Owners during the bidding process.
o Manage projects, including scheduling, attending meetings, field coordination, etc.
o Prepare and submit change order requests on a timely basis.
o Assist accounting department with job cost reporting and monthly payment applications.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
Preferred Job Qualifications:
o Experience in construction management or engineering
o Experience bidding/managing excavation projects
o Experience with various software tools
o Road and Sewer Estimating Experience would be a plus
About Our Company:
Roy Zenere Trucking & Excavating has been serving the construction industry for 50 years, and have gained a reputation as one of the premier excavating contractors in the Chicagoland area. Our experience allows us to successfully complete complicated projects proving our abilities and completing sizable jobs that other contractors would refuse.
Salary and
Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Keywords: Estimator, Project Manager, Excavation, Excavating, Earthwork Contractors, Water and Sewer
JOB SUMMARY
Other Pay Competitive Salary and Benefit Package
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Excavating, Road, Water/ Sewer Estimating
Education 4 Year Degree (Would Prefer)
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Excavating
Required Travel Local

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