Commercial Painting Estimator / Project Manager

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Company: GPAC
Location: Chicago IL
Posted: 4/8/2019
Salary: $65k - $100k/year

Job Description

Commercial Paint Estimator (Full Time)

Responsibilities:

  • Through contacts with General Contractors and online plan rooms, compile a Schedule of Projects to bid

  • Communicate with team members and trade partners regarding new and current projects

  • Perform takeoffs of projects

  • Prepare estimates and purchase orders in detail for all products

  • Ensure timely completion of all estimates

  • Review and evaluate cost estimates

  • Understand scope of work to bid

  • Manage bid pricing from all vendors

  • Establish and maintain working relationships with vendors, subcontractors, and general contractors

  • Obtain bids and price quotes from vendors and subcontractors as needed

Skills/Qualifications

  • Prefer construction industry experience. Familiarity with the painting industry is ideal, but not required.

  • Prefer experience in construction estimating.

  • Accounting experience is a bonus for cost estimating

  • Must know how to read architectural plans and specifications

  • Must have an understanding of construction processes, paint specific can be taught

  • Must be able to multi-task and meet strict deadlines

  • Problem solving skills are highly valued

  • Bilingual is a plus, but not required

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially a high proficiency in Excel

  • Experience with any construction estimating software is preferred, experience with Planswift or On Screen Takeoff is highly valued

  • Strong communication skills are important
  • Organizational skills are highly important
  • Attention to detail is an absolute must
  • Innovative thinking is welcome

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or protected veteran status.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States over the past 30 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 29 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.


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