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Michels Corp Chief Estimator in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Chief Estimator

Location Milwaukee, WI

Employment duration Full time

Added to system 4/28/21 11:35 AM

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Improving America’s infrastructure isn’t for the weak. It takes grit, determination and hard work to execute high impact projects. Michels Corporation engages 8,000 people and 14,000 pieces of heavy equipment in our insatiable drive to be the best. Our work improves lives. Find out how a career as a Chief Estimator can change yours.

As a Chief Estimator, your key responsibilities will be to have oversight of estimating staff and estimates, site reviews, and customer interactions related to the project. Work closely with the Divisional Management team regarding current and upcoming opportunities. Compile, analyze, and present estimating and historical project cost. Critical for success is the ability to embody the corporate culture in all interactions and demonstrate professionalism and excellence in customer service. Strong communicaiton skills and attention to detail 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 analytics involved with putting an estimate together

  • You have a high attention to detail and take pride in your work

    What it takes:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field, 8+ years of related experience, or an equivalent combination

  • Prior estimating, field engineering, and/or project management experience with major heavy civil projects such as tunneling, water and wastewater, transportation, and structures

  • Positive attitude with the desire to continue learning and developing professionally

  • High level of organization and attention to details

  • Ability to manage tight deadlines

  • Negotiation experience

  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication to collaborate with various levels of management

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, Bluebeam

  • Prior knowledge of HCSS, AutoCAD and P6 would be helpful


Employee Referral Bonus:

Tier 1