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Estimating Manager – Roadway Construction – Near Naperville, IL

Job Title
Estimating Manager – Roadway Construction – Near Naperville, IL
Job ID
Aurora,  IL 60505
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Estimating Manager – Roadway Construction – Near Naperville, IL
Company Information:
  • Privately held construction firm with nearly a Century in business
  • Rock-solid financial stability & multi-year backlog  
  • Industry specialty resistant to economic conditions  
  • Relationship-focused firm with an excellent reputation for quality and integrity   
  • Almost zero turnover in office staff   
  • Vertically integrated materials supplier 
  • Office based near Aurora, IL
What the Company Offers You:
  • Report directly to long-time Vice President of Estimating
  • Direct career path to take over VP role
  • “Work hard, play hard” culture
  • High degree of autonomy in your work
  • Relaxed, collaborative team environment & casual dress code
  • Margarita Fridays!
  • Excellent benefits package includes:
    • Company vehicle & cellphone
    • Company pays 100% of employee medical, vision and dental costs
    • 401K with company match & profit sharing
Your Role with the Company:                                                                          
You will take complete ownership of the bidding process on a wide variety of public and commercial paving projects. You will be responsible for identifying bid opportunities, takeoffs, and final submissions, as well as helping operations staff with change orders and other pricing/quantity related tasks. You will play a critical role in the firm’s bi-weekly job cost meetings. The goal is for you to take over the Vice President’s role in the next two years and join the senior executive leadership staff, helping shape the future direction of the company.

Background Profile:
  • 3+ years’ construction or engineering experience
  • Exposure to underground, road, or sitework projects
  • Proficient user of technology (MS Word suite and construction takeoff software)
About DK Cole and the Process:
DK Cole is a privately-owned executive search and consulting firm, specializing in construction, 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 you a voicemail during 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours.

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