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Company: CSI 3000
Location: Cicero
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

THE PERSON Are you a relationship builder who brings positive energy to a team while driving organizational success? Can you see the big picture while getting into the finer details of project work? Is work ethic and hustle a part of your DNA? Are you passionate about elevating your team? Do you embrace the success of the underdog? If you are a hungry-to-learn professional who can thrive in the construction industry, then we want to talk with you! Our ideal Chief Estimator/Pre-Construction Director is: --- Hyper Organized - You are an analytical thinker who enjoys the details of a task and understands its importance. You excel in guiding and teaching others while holding them accountable to the specifics. You see the bigger picture and see how the smallest of details must be followed to ensure success for the team. --- Driven - You are never satisfied with the status quo and are focused on success as a journey, not a destination. You are self-disciplined and passionate about your team being the best. You understand the significance of what you and your team bring to the process. --- Client Focused - You understand client needs and support solving clients' everyday problems. You are a skillful, savvied negotiator who recognizes a good opportunity but also knows when to walk away when it benefits the organization in the long run. --- A Strong Communicator - You understand the value and importance of clear, concise communication. Whether communicating internally or with your largest client, you understand your audience, and set the temperature vs. simply reflecting the temperature of others. --- A People Leader - Our leaders exemplify our culture best. You set the standard, you inspire, and you make people better. You understand we have enough to win, and you want to be as proud of the people we grow as the company we grow. Reporting to the COO, this person will be responsible for driving the direction of the organization's sales strategy and Estimating team. This position requires that you preserve the core and stimulate progress with an understanding of the highly competitive Chicago construction market. RESPONSIBILITIES The responsibilities of the Chief Estimator/Pre-Construction Director include but are not limited to: Leadership, Management, and Accountability ---Set KPIs for monthly, quarterly, and annual goals of the Sales & Estimating Department ---Weekly reporting and accountability, quarterly forecasting ---Function as a critical seat within the CSI 3000 leadership team ---Leads the estimating team's daily initiatives ---Experience working with a high/explosive growth organization ---Organizes all team projects and prioritizes focus ---Has experience as part of an executive/leadership team previously ---Ensures clear communication to and with the Operations team ---Owns the growth and mentoring of the Sales and Project Management team ---Ensures the detail and accuracy of estimating process ---Owns the process of bid distribution and synchronizes all bid invites with Estimators and calendars ---Supports all brand marketing, and social media, and supports strategic partnerships ---Develop and implement client outreach campaigns ---Ensures focus on specific CSI 3000 niche market ---Finalize production rates and update costs quarterly ---Update and track opportunities via our CRM system ---Owns and champions culture of Sales/Project Management team Sales/Business Development ---Establish, enhance, and support all client relationships ---Design, develop and execute all estimates with the requisite communication ---Review all proposals and cost estimates before communicating with the client ---Owns and reviews all contract language with scope of work ---Responsible for the execution of all contract paperwork, reporting updates to Leadership Team ---Owns all required client communication and follow up ---Represents organization through client/site visits QUALIFICATIONS Required ---Has proven, verifiable experience working with civil or commercial construction companies with minimum revenues of 15M to 50M+ ---Minimum four to seven years of construction project estimating experience ---2-3 years of project management experience ---Will mitigate project risk for the organization ---Experience in project budgeting and forecasting ---Experience managing a current customer/client base ---Experience managing the construction procurement process ---Can use construction takeoff (Planswift or comparable) software ---Understanding of project documents (drawings/specifications) ---Will understand production rates as well as navigate current commodity pricing ---Experience with vendor relationships ---Experience in contract negotiations, contract review ---Will know and understand the fundamentals of construction math, reading plans ---Has developed and executed scope reviews Preferred ---Construction client relationship team management experience ---Proven track record of developing new business/revenue/clients in the construction industry ---Understands the Chicago construction industry and how it works CSI 3000 is an award-winning civil and general construction contractor with self-performing capabilities in concrete, hauling, excavation, and asphalt trades. Founded in 2009, with a commitment to offering our clients real-world solutions to their daily construction problems. Our organization has a clear understanding that great people make a great organization. CSI 3000 is managed by a team of highly skilled and experienced professionals from various engineering, project management, and trade backgrounds. A team that understands that "Great by Choice" means we must plan, effectively perform, and ensure the safety of our team is always our top priority. WHY CSI 3000? CSI 3000 is dedicated to being our client's contractor of choice within our markets. In our daily efforts, we continue to commit to process improvement, a culture of safety, a focus on client satisfaction, and continuous professional development for the people who operate this organization daily. The team members at CSI 3000 are motivated by the impact we make in people's lives. We are building a great organization because we have families to feed, houses to keep warm, and lives to make better. The leadership team at CSI 3000 is world-class, made up of individuals who truly care about each of our team members. ---Fun, energetic, diverse group of people with an incredible story ---Grassroots company and culture ---The opportunity to partner with Fortune 500 companies ---New challenges allow for personal progression and promotion ---A more modern approach with a forward-thinking, aggressive strategy ---Our team has had proven success, and that success carries us forward ---You will be working with a hands-on Founder who has a vested interest in your success! ---Our Chief Estimator/Pre-Construction Director will have growth opportunities as well as realistic expectations. We want them to win the right jobs with the right volume. ---We have a COO with a great track record of growing companies and culture, is a strong leadership coach with experience in building scalable operations. ---Strong, existing book of business ---A tech savvy organization that we use to our competitive advantage ---We excel at coaching, development, and training ---This is a high visibility, high impact role working directly with the CEO and COO Our Core Values are: Do The Right Thing - We take pride in hiring good people, expecting you to always do the right thing, no matter the circumstance. Problem Solve - Don't just tell us there's a problem; find a solution. Sometimes a little creativity is all it takes. Execute with Detail - The small details can lead to very happy or unhappy clients. We take care of every detail of the business. Adapt - Each employee can adapt to what needs to be done for the best outcome, no matter the circumstance. Always Get the Job Done - We love it when our employees desire to achieve and do the work it takes to do their very best. We want our clients to remember they can always count on us. Salary Range: $130+ plus merit-based bonus Benefits: Medical, dental and vision (dental and vision both 100% paid by company), life insurance (100% paid), in-house professional development for all levels within our organization, 401k with match and a flexible schedule with unlimited time off If you are looking for an opportunity to be a part of a growing, vibrant organization that is truly making a difference in the construction arena Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 5 - 10 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: CSI 3000, Cicero , Estimator, Professions , Cicero, Illinois

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