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Director of Estimating

Troy, MI
O’Brien Construction is a Construction Manager & General Contractor with a 55-year history of stable, profitable and safe work in the Metro Detroit area. Primary areas of expertise include multi-family, senior living, historical renovations, commercial, non-profit, and the occasional institutional project. As the company continues to experience steady and exciting growth, it is seeking an experienced Director of Estimating to lead their preconstruction efforts.

The Director of Estimating Position
The Director of Estimating will lead the estimating team by supporting the training and mentoring of estimators, review and implementation of procedures as needed, reviewing estimates, negotiating contracts, and maintaining strong relationships and communication with clients, employees and sub-contractors.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to managing job takeoffs, bid preparations, bid scheduling, bid follow-up and data collection, people management within the estimating department, bid reporting/daily dashboards, and bid analysis and vendor relationships. 

The Director of Estimating will work directly with the other members of the senior leadership team, have the ability to work on and influence unique projects, and be a part of a team that values hard-work and dedication. With O’Brien Construction Company’s continuous growth, this person will have the opportunity to make a direct impact on the growth and success of the Company.

Desired Experience, Skills, and Abilities for the Director of Estimating 
•    10+ years of Estimating experience is preferred
•    10+ years of Construction industry experience is required
•    Previous Leadership experience, including hiring, training and coaching
•    Experience in the following: On-Screen Takeoff, Quick Bid, Procore, Microsoft Office Products, and Microsoft Teams

Compensation, Benefits, and Structure for the Director of Estimating Position:
This is a full-time, permanent position that offers a competitive salary, annual bonus plan, health, dental and vision benefits, 401K retirement plan, paid time off, and a strong Company culture.
The Recruiting Process for the Director of Estimating Position:
The recruitment process is designed to be a thorough, two-way evaluation to ensure that the best decision is made by both the Company and the candidate. Given this, multiple steps are required, including a phone interview, in-person interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check and drug test.

O'Brien Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!

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