Estimator Jobs in West Chicago, IL

Responsible for gauging the cost and time a project will require. Estimators may travel to worksites, read blueprints and technical documents, collaborate with engineers and other high-level personnel, or consult construction experts in order to gather data regarding materials, labor, and time needed to complete the project. They analyze this information to calculate reasonable cost-effective budgets and probable project timelines. Strong computer skills are important, as most estimates are determined using programs.

Estimators produce output for several purposes. Some focus on specific parts of a larger project, such as the time needed for a particular phase or cost of plumbing. Others compile these focused assessments into general estimates for the entire project. Still others might coordinate with sales teams to use their calculations to plan and deliver bids to clients.

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Wheaton, IL (5 miles from West Chicago, IL)
Profile 4-year college degree in engineering or construction management is desirable. 5-10 years of estimating experience, preferably in the interiors space....
1 day ago
GPAC - Arlington Heights, IL (19 miles from West Chicago, IL)
, firmly established Commercial Drywall Contractors seeking experienced Project Managers and Estimators....
10 hours ago
GPAC - Naperville, IL (9 miles from West Chicago, IL)
, firmly established Commercial Drywall Contractors seeking experienced Project Managers and Estimators....
10 hours ago
GPAC - Elgin, IL (8 miles from West Chicago, IL)
, firmly established Commercial Drywall Contractors seeking experienced Project Managers and Estimators....
17 hours ago
GPAC - Schaumburg, IL (11 miles from West Chicago, IL)
, firmly established Commercial Drywall Contractors seeking experienced Project Managers and Estimators....
17 hours ago
GPAC - Bolingbrook, IL (15 miles from West Chicago, IL)
, firmly established Commercial Drywall Contractors seeking experienced Project Managers and Estimators....
10 hours ago
GPAC - Aurora, IL (7 miles from West Chicago, IL)
, firmly established Commercial Drywall Contractors seeking experienced Project Managers and Estimators....
10 hours ago
Schaumburg, IL (11 miles from West Chicago, IL)
Residential Construction Estimator Requirements 5+ years of residential construction estimating Prepare construction budget by studying home plans; updating specifications; identifying and projecting...
4 days ago
Michael Page - Elmhurst, IL (13 miles from West Chicago, IL)
Profile 4-year college degree in engineering or construction management is desirable. 5-10 years of estimating experience, preferably in the interiors space....
4 days ago
Cicero, IL (23 miles from West Chicago, IL)
contents of estimate Experience on commercial projects and light industrial Attend pre-bid meetings and/or tour job sites to confirm requisite take-offs Prepare estimates by calculating complete take-off...
5 days ago
West Chicago, IL
estimating activities Analyze scope of work and produce comprehensive quantity take-offs Communicate job scope, materials and equipment needed with project manager/superintendent & subcontractors -...
6 days ago
River Grove, IL (19 miles from West Chicago, IL)
contents of estimate Experience on commercial projects and light industrial Attend pre-bid meetings and/or tour job sites to confirm requisite take-offs Prepare estimates by calculating complete take-off...
7 days ago
Oak Park, IL (21 miles from West Chicago, IL)
contents of estimate Experience on commercial projects and light industrial Attend pre-bid meetings and/or tour job sites to confirm requisite take-offs Prepare estimates by calculating complete take-off...
7 days ago
Willowbrook, IL (17 miles from West Chicago, IL)
Construction Estimator Job Employer Name: SpiderID: 11723179 Location: Willowbrook, Illinois Date Posted: 11/30/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Building Trades/Construction Job Code: snpest11.30.21....
7 days ago
Lincolnwood, IL (24 miles from West Chicago, IL)
contents of estimate Experience on commercial projects and light industrial Attend pre-bid meetings and/or tour job sites to confirm requisite take-offs Prepare estimates by calculating complete take-off...
7 days ago

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Salary for Estimator Jobs in West Chicago, IL

This is the average annual salary for Estimator jobs in West Chicago, IL as reported by the BLS.

$83,220

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Highest Education Level

Estimators in West Chicago, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (33.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.1%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (15.9%)
  • Master's Degree (12.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.7%)
  • Some College (2.3%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (0.8%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Estimators in West Chicago, IL
  • 1-2 years (22.7%)
  • 10+ years (18.2%)
  • None (18.2%)
  • 4-6 years (13.6%)
  • 2-4 years (9.1%)
  • Less than 1 year (9.1%)
  • 6-8 years (4.5%)
  • 8-10 years (4.5%)

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