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Winning, Estimator/Senior Estimator - Commercial General Contractor

Job Title
Winning, Estimator/Senior Estimator - Commercial General Contractor
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Near Chattanooga,  TN
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Company Information:

  • Commercial general contractor with 80+ employees
  • Located near downtown Chattanooga, TN
  • $125m+ revenues and strong financial stability
  • Diverse, repeat client base, including national companies
  • Impressive history of continued growth and expansion
  • Exceptional reputation for high-quality construction services
  • Strong repeat client projects

What the Company Offers You:

  • Trust, loyalty, and respect from owners and President
  • Team-oriented environment – you work closely with Operations team and clients
  • Autonomy to perform your job – your boss doesn’t micro-manage but is there to help you
  • Room for growth and career development
  • Work on interesting projects
  • Fun, family-oriented environment with casual dress on Fridays, periodical company lunches, Christmas and Spring networking events
  • Long-time staff members
  • Employee benefits:
    • Health, vision, and dental coverage options through UHC Medical
    • 401(k) after 1 year waiting period
    • Car mileage reimbursement
    • Laptop/Cell phone
    • Discretionary year-end bonus

Your Role with the Company:

You will be responsible for performing critical pre-construction and estimating functions. You will meet regularly with clients, plan reviews, perform value engineering, and account for all possible errors. You will be responsible for preparing quantity takeoffs and conceptual budgets for each assigned project by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents. This also involves coordinating and communicating effectively with subcontractors, suppliers, clients, and the operations team to ensure estimates accurately reflect labor, materials, and time requirements for each project.

Background Profile:

  • 3+ years construction estimating experience
  • Background in ground-up and retail construction helpful
  • Exposure to conceptual estimating
  • Experience with “client-first” focused estimating process

About DK Cole and the Process:

DK Cole is a privately-owned executive search and consulting firm, and we have been hired on retainer to conduct this confidential search by the client company.  We will share all the details on our client company during the initial phone call, if the role makes sense for you, and your qualifications are suitable.  Maintaining your confidentiality is a priority, so your resume will only be submitted at your approval and direction.  We will keep you updated at every step in the process and appreciate your time and consideration of this opportunity.  Please send your resume in Word, including a personal email address and mobile number where we can text or leave voicemail you during 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours. 

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