Korte

The Korte Company is seeking a Senior Estimator to join our Preconstruction Services Department in Highland, IL. This person will be responsible for providing conceptual and final estimates for our nationwide projects while attaining an appropriate profit margin. The ideal candidate will have a solid history in a similar position with documented successes.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide strategy with project team to determine bidding approach.
  • Read and interpret project specifications and plans to determine detailed and comprehensive quantity surveys
  • Obtain accurate take off and pricing for all materials, labor and equipment
  • Perform conceptual estimating from preliminary project parameters
  • Prepare project cost analysis including all material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs
  • Understand timelines and applicable project deadlines 
  • Maintain current information on products, vendors, subcontractors and government requirements
  • Participate in preconstruction meetings

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The characteristics listed below are representative of those sought to perform this job successfully.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, organization and time management skills
  • Professional in actions and appearance
  • Thorough and detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task within time constraints
  • Effective interactions with project partners, subcontractors and vendors
  • Self-starter and motivated with minimal supervision
  • Strong computer skills
  • Previous experience with MC2 , Grade Beam, On Screen take off and P6 is preferred

 

EDUCATION + EXPERIENCE

Qualified applicants will have experience in the following:

  • Degree in Construction Engineering or Construction Management
  • 10+ years in the construction industry
  • 5 years experience in bidding commercial and industrial construction

 

ABOUT THE KORTE COMPANY

The Korte Company was founded in 1958 on the belief that professionalism, quality and value added services are fundamental to a successful company. More than fifty years later, that philosophy has earned Korte the reputation for delivering high quality, responsive services to our clients nationwide. Korte pursues large construction projects from offices in St. Louis, MO, Highland, IL, Norman, OK, and Las Vegas, NV.

This position is eligible for our competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k) and company paid holidays. Only fully qualified candidates should apply. No phone calls, direct mailings or drop-in inquiries allowed. The Korte Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer Affirmative Action M/F/Vet/Disability.

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