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Preconstruction Lead Estimator

Company: Walsh Group
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

  • ID: 2023-10720
  • Division: Building
  • Job Type: Experienced - Full-TimeOverviewWalsh is currently seeking a Lead Estimator for our Building Division in Chicago, IL.The Lead Estimator will support management, operations and estimating staff in the review of project plans, requirements and specifications. The Lead Estimator will organize and supervise teams comprised of entry-level to executive level employees and will perform pricing and bidding of construction projects.As a fourth-generation, family-owned business, Walsh recruits individuals who are seeking a small company feel with a large company backing. Walsh is a successful fast-growing company at the forefront of technology and is committed to being the employer of choice to our employees and the builder of choice to our customers.There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:Challenging, complex workCreative and innovative problem-solving environmentSupportive, communicative managers who reward hard workOpportunities for growth, training, and developmentFlexibility in career path & progressionOpportunities to work and live all over the United StatesResponsibilitiesReview project plans, requirements and specificationsLead and coordinate teams of estimators to develop a large multidisciplinary estimateDetermine labor and equipment costsReview accurate quantity takeoffs and materials pricingReview all bid documents and assess project risksEvaluate project logistics and project schedulePrepare bid packagesCompare and analyze competitive subcontractor and supplier pricingPresent quotes and estimates to senior leadershipComprehends contract requirements for diversity complianceQualificationsCivil Engineering or Construction Management degree preferred8 years of construction management experienceExtensive knowledge of construction means and methods, costs and engineering principlesAbility to lead teams of varying sizes and skill setsCapability of leading hard bids, negotiated bids, and conceptual projectStrong communication, interpersonal skills, and presentation skillsAdvanced computer skills with estimating softwareAbility to meet deadlines in a fast paced, changing environmentRequired to travel for projects that are bidding in different regions.If hired by The Walsh Group, you must be in compliance with your employment location's COVID-19 related requirements, if any.The Walsh Group, Ltd. Is committed to providing equal opportunity to qualified applicants with disabilities to compete for jobs. To request a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, please contact the Human Resources Department at 312-563-5905 or .An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran What do you like best about working in your division? The Walsh Group offers all full-time employees competitive wages and benefits, including:
    • Eligible for a minimum of 15 Paid Time Off (PTO) days
    • 8 paid holidays
    • Company 401(k) Matching Contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Maternity Leave Policy
    • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
    • Click here to see our EEO Policy. Walsh is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability / Veteran
    • Please click on the attached link to see a digital copy of the Federal, State, and Federal Contractor Posters

Keywords: Walsh Group, Chicago , Preconstruction Lead Estimator, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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