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ELECTRICAL CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATOR/PROJECT MANAGER (Chicago, IL) in Chicago, IL at Delta Construction Partners

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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    Chicago, IL
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Job Description


Base salary is open/market value and dependent on experience. Base salary may be more than market value for candidates with exceptional experience and successful history of performance.

Delta Construction Partners is a national executive search firm for the nation’s premier electrical contractors and industry professionals. Delta has been retained to conduct a search to fill the above position for a confidential client in their Chicago, Illinois area office.

Reasons You’ll Love Working for This Company

  • Small, family-like environment (30 people in the office)
  • Have been successfully building for over 65 years
  • Diverse log of projects that will continue to challenge and educate personnel
  • 1 of the only 3 contractors locally who have an infrastructure division

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Interpret engineering documents
  • Managing projects on estimates you win
  • Handle bids from “cradle to grave”
  • Perform necessary research to produce accurate, complete and competitive pricing
  • Communicate with customers to properly define the project scope, address deficiencies and negotiate pricing
  • Read and thoroughly understand prints, specifications, contract documents and various electrical systems
  • Lead or attend in project meetings and conference calls
  • Complete electrical material takeoffs through the use of software
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects, clients and contractors and other team members
  • Manage, submittals, budgets, schedules and all other aspects necessary for a successful project

Skills & Requirements

  • Strong employment stability
  • Local to Chicago
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience estimating electrical construction projects with an electrical contractor
  • Must have experience estimating diverse electrical projects such as commercial, traffic signal, high-rise, food processing, schools, and industrial
  • Must have experience successfully and accurately handling bids from takeoff to final presentation
  • Design build experience
  • Must be able to manage projects on all bids won
  • Knowledge of NEC and local codes and requirements

Preferred but Not Necessary

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Accubid experience

Please forward your resume to for immediate consideration, or call (727) 258-0272 for more information.

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