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Project Manager / Estimator - Near Itasca, IL

Job Title
Project Manager / Estimator - Near Itasca, IL
Job ID
Near Downers Grove,  IL
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Company Information:
  • Full service general contractor specializing in high-end, hotel and resort renovations
  • 20+ years of steady, consistent growth, $50M revenues, and zero debt
  • Supported by long-term clients and committed trade partners across the country 
  • Strong backlog of projects extending well into 2024
  • Operations in the most attractive locations across the country
  • Office Locations near Itasca, IL and Pompano Beach, FL
What the Company Offers You:
  • Report directly to knowledgeable and fair Founder/CEO
  • Close-knit, family-oriented office atmosphere
  • Unlimited potential for career growth
  • Autonomy to manage your projects start to finish and zero micromanagement  
  • Limited travel (day here, day there)  
  • Receive % of your projects’ profitability
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
    • Weekly pay periods, medical, dental, & vision insurance, 401K profit sharing (10%+), company card, and negotiable PTO.  
Your Role with the Company:
You will be responsible for managing high-end hospitality renovation projects from cradle to crave, including estimating through project closeout on full exterior and interior projects.  You will work with the assistance of project engineers, project assistants, and locally contracted superintendents to ensure projects are delivered on time and within budget, and meeting the needs of the company’s long-time clientele.  You will be in charge of cultivating relationships with the firm’s vendors, subs, and clients in addition to aiding the company’s ability to win and manage new business.  You will also be expected to travel on occasion to meet client’s needs.     

Minimum Background Profile: (Company also interested in more experienced Individuals)
    • 2+ years of project management and/or estimating experience
    • Background in commercial, multi-family, or other vertical construction
    • Proficient in understanding architectural plans
    • Working knowledge of Excel and basic mathematical skills
    • Ambitious, organized, and personable
About DK Cole and the Process:
DK Cole is a privately-owned executive search and consulting firm, specializing in construction, and we have been hired on retainer to conduct this confidential search by the client company.  We will share all the details on our client company during the initial phone call, if the role makes sense for you, and your qualifications are suitable.  Maintaining your confidentiality is a priority, so your resume will only be submitted at your approval and direction.  We will keep you updated at every step in the process and appreciate your time and consideration of this opportunity.  Please send your resume in Word, including a personal email address and mobile number where we can text or leave voicemails for you during 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours.

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