Self Perform Carpentry Project Manager/Estimator

Power Construction - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)3.8

Power Construction is seeking a Project Manager/Estimator to support their self-perform Carpentry/Drywall department.

  • Work with the entire preconstruction team in various capacities
  • Accurately estimate projects from conceptual through construction document phases
  • Present Value Engineering ideas when required
  • Maintain good working knowledge of current unit costs and building costs/sf
  • Responsible for developing accurate and timely proposals and estimates for projects to ensure Power Carpentry is a responsive bidder
  • Analyze alternative solutions and construction methods to increase competitiveness of the bid
  • Create and manage project’s budget and delivery method.
  • Know and understand the requirements of owner’s contract, including bonds, fees, notifications, schedules, reporting, and costs.
  • Supervise total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.
  • Work with Superintendent on job site logistics and schedule.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience/knowledge of construction estimating
  • High degree of analytical skills
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and processes
  • Plan & specification interpretation
  • Must be able to clearly and effectively present detailed information in meetings
  • Strong organizational and planning skills and ability to prioritize and multitask numerous projects in a timely manner
  • Possess strong ethics
  • Ability to delegate effectively
  • Knowledge in Quick Bid, On Screen Takeoff, Excel and Word
  • Understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities
  • Superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, et.) skills
  • Travel in and around Chicago and its suburbs