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Elmhurst, IL 60126

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering & Construction Job Number: 21109

Job Description
Per Sé Group has an immediate need for an experienced and accurate Estimator for a well-established and respected structural and decorative steel fabricator and contractor. The firm’ s growing business, competitive salaries, and stellar benefits make this a perfect opportunity for an estimator with construction and misc. metals experience.  


Daily Responsibilities
  • Ability to read & interpret structural and architectural design drawings and specs
  • Ability to produce detailed take-offs and cost estimates, including management of bought out items
  • Read and understand job bid instructions, detailed specifications, prepare a " take off" of materials included in the job, estimate all necessary labor, materials, buyout items, equipment costs (including crane costs) to prepare a through price estimate
  • Coordinate with Sales on how the job is to be built in both our shop and in the field
  • Track estimated and actual costs for determination of project profit margins and bid wins

Desired Skills and Expertise
  • 3-5 years of steel estimating experience
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, plans, and job specifications
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, high volume, deadline driven industrial environment
  • Experience with general contractor and construction manager customers, and comfortable with resolving customer issues to a satisfactory conclusion
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks while meeting stringent deadlines

Job Type: Full-time, Direct

Ron Arder
Technical Recruiter

Ron’s favorite part of the job is the thrill of a candidate’s enthusiastic “Yes!” to a new job offer, and an equally pleased hiring manager who just landed a top performer. Since his time at Per Se, he’s helped countless industry professionals plan and make their next career move. Prior to his role as a recruiter, Ron owned a home-improvement business and learned an appreciation for the skill and sweat that goes in to getting a job done the right way. Knowing he’s making a difference in other’s lives is what keeps him going every day. 

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