Estimator – Multifamily (Federal)

  •   Full Time
  •   Chicago

We are currently seeking an Estimator with experience in Multifamily in the Chicago, IL area. Starting from the conceptual stage of a project, this person will work with the architect, developers and consultants on design, scheduling and cost estimates for new, garden style projects. He/she will manage the complete bid process, scope analysis and generate accurate land development and construction cost estimates from the concept stage through final construction contract pricing.


Prepare work to be estimated by gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents.

Strong understanding of Commercial construction – Multifamily Projects/Steel Packages.

Identifies labor, material, and installation by studying proposals, blueprints, specification, and related documents.

Determine steel costs by analyzing labor, material and fabrication requirements to complete job.

Prepare timely estimates and RCO’s in professional format for distribution to customers.

Establish and maintain working relationships with General Contractors.

Communicate with team members regarding new and current project.


Ideally 5 years’ experience in multifamily preconstruction/estimating, but would consider a project manager with some estimating experience who is willing to grow into the role. Would like someone who has done some multifamily estimating for a General Contractor.


  • Estimating: 4 years (Required)
  • Construction Estimating: 4 years (Required)
  • Multifamily experience required
  • Federal experience a plus, but not required

Job ID: 2927

Job & Company Detail

Company Industry

Architect Industry

Company Size

1 - 9 Employees



Job Category

Construction Industry

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