Estimator Position

Chicago Scenic is seeking creative and motivated individuals to join our new and evolving estimation team.

Expected Skill Sets:  Thorough understanding of budgeting process and resource allocation and the ability to manage multiple projects. High level of competence in Excel, Word, Projects, and Access.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:

·       Initial budgeting for bids and complex proposals through to completion

·       Communication with General Manager and Project Director and Project Manager to determine optimal pricing structure to maximize the opportunity for job award

·       Collaborating with Sales and Marketing teams to create a proposal for submission

·       Establish and maintain a relationship with multiple outside vendors for bidding purposes

·       Issuing parameters of job build complexity to Shop Directors, Project Directors and Project Managers including initial work orders

·       Regular reporting of overall corporate goals on both individual job and year-to-date plan basis

·       Focusing on future opportunities for the firm

·       Develop pricing guidelines, methodologies, and standards from initial price estimation to final bid estimation

·       Excellent communication skills for both internal and external clients

·       Position is based in Chicago

·       Ability to work as part of a team while completing tasks independently and with minimal supervision

·       This position will report to the Estimation Manager 

·       This is a salaried position with remuneration commensurate with experience

Prior Experience:  

·       5+ years experience, preferably in design-build budgeting environment in scenic, event management, or trade show environment

·       Graduate degree in management, theatre, arts, engineering, industrial design, or estimating preferred or equivalent experience

Please send your resume and salary requirements to hr@chicagoscenic.com.