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Estimator - Foundations

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Michels Corp
Physical Address

Montgomery, IL 60538
Job Description

Estimator – Foundations

Location: Montgomery, IL

Division: Foundations Operations

Employment duration: Full time

Employee Referral Bonus: Tier 2


If you like variety and challenge, and take satisfaction from knowing your work supports modern construction, consider joining our foundations group. Michels designs and builds foundations for commercial developments, energy facilities and transportation projects. The end product might not be visible, but it will be essential. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career at Michels can change yours.

As an Estimator, your key responsibilities will be to evaluate bid specifications and drawings, ensuring that we know everything required to successfully bid and win the project. Estimators must aggressively follow-up with subcontractors to ensure that bids are received. Estimators also work with the Project Management teams to follow-up on bids and budgets to close the business. Critical for success are the abilities to produce highly accurate work in a timely manner, maintain strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Communication skills, both oral and written, are a must.

Why Michels?

+ We are consistently ranked among the top 10% of Engineering News-Record’s Top 400 Contractors

+ Our steady, strategic growth revolves around a commitment to quality

+ We are family owned and operated

+ We invest an average of $5,000 per employee on training each year

+ We reward hard work and dedication with limitless opportunities

+ We believe it is everyone’s responsibility to promote safety, regardless of job titles.

Why you?

+ You thrive in fast-paced environments under tight deadlines

+ You relish new challenges and evolving technology

+ You enjoy collaborating and communicating with your teammates

+ You like to know your efforts are noticed and appreciated

+ You enjoy the challenge of coordinating with a tight deadline

+ You are self-motivated

+ You look forward to the challenge of coordinating with multiple groups

What it takes:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management and Civil Engineer, 1-5 years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of both

+ Must possess a valid driver license with an acceptable driving record

+ Solid MS Office and estimating software skills

+ Negotiating experience

+ Travel is required. Travel may account for up to 25% of the time

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