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Organized, Senior Estimator/Estimator - Design-Build Commercial Contractor

Job Title
Organized, Senior Estimator/Estimator - Design-Build Commercial Contractor
Job ID
Near Chattanooga,  TN
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Company Information:

  • Design-Build Commercial General Contractor
  • Strong relationships with Commercial Developers
  • High-profile, repeat client base of national companies
  • Impressive history of growth and expansion
  • Rock-solid financial stability
  • Exceptional reputation for safety and quality 
  • Located near Chattanooga, TN

What the Company Offers You:

  • Team-oriented environment – work closely with Operations team and Clients
  • Autonomy to perform your role with no micro-management
  • Well positioned for growth and career development
  • Train, mentor, and support other estimators
  • Estimate a diverse range of ground-up, commercial projects
  • Environment of sophisticated and committed construction professionals
  • COVID policies and procedures in place – safety is #1 priority
  • Long-time staff members foster a fun, family-oriented culture
  • Complete Employee Benefits Package:
    • Health, vision, and dental coverage options
    • 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 all requirements for each project.  Additionally, you will assist in training, mentoring, and ultimately leading other estimators. 

Background Profile:

  • 3+ years’ construction estimating experience
  • Background in ground-up retail or commercial 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 voicemails during 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours. 

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