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Estimator

Department: Construction Engineering
Location: Chicago , IL

Company Overview:

Milhouse Engineering & Construction is a Chicago-based firm with 16 years of experience in the Aviation, Facilities, Gas, Power, Transportation, and Water/Wastewater sectors. Milhouse has experienced phenomenal growth evolving into a professional, full-service engineering and architectural consulting firm to provide Civil, Construction, Electrical, Energy, Mechanical, Environmental, Heavy Industry, and Structural engineering services along with Architectural services. With more than 200 professionals and offices in multiple locations across the country, Milhouse commits to delivering quality services on budget on schedule with integrity to clients in the federal, private and public sectors. Milhouse provides the highest level of total customer satisfaction by listening to, and responding to every client, and utilizing best business and technology practices. By developing and utilizing some of the industry’s “Best in Class” talent, Milhouse has received numerous awards and recognitions, including being named one of the 2017 winners of the “Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” award for the 13th year in a row.

SummaryThis role entails estimating responsibilities for construction projects utilizing estimating software and Microsoft excel to determine an accurate price for related work.

Job Duties/Qualifications:

  • The ability to produce construction schedules to verify the time accuracy of a bid is necessary.
  • The ability to utilize on screen takeoff of quantities is necessary.
  • Keeping historical data for unit price and production rates for labor is necessary.
  • Keeping subcontractor and supplier contact information up to date is necessary.
  • Soliciting bids from subcontractors and suppliers is necessary.
  • Ability to visit job sites and assess them
  • Read architectural drawings and understand specifications.
  • Provide accurate material/labor take offs.
  • Establish strong working relationships with subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Attend on site pre-bid proposals and job meetings when needed.
  • Experience with construction estimation software a plus.
  • Ability to work full-time in Office environment
  • 1-3 Year's of experience in construction management and/or estimation

Milhouse Engineering and Construction is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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