Chicago construction recruiters seeks a Construction Estimator

Kappa Search is a Chicago recruitment company that specializes in engineering, construction and manufacturing recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Construction Estimator for a client located in Chicago. This position offers a great working environment, excellent opportunity, and a long-term home for the right person. This client is willing to train the right individual.


  • The Construction Estimator will prepare bids, cost models, and budgets.
  • Perform quantitative analyses of construction documents and project program requirements.
  • Will also lead and oversee the preparation of accurate cost models and budgets.
  • Provide consultative guidance on schedule, phasing, and staffing.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or related field.
  • 1 -5 years of experience in estimating of commercial construction projects.
  • Strong computer skills including a thorough knowledge of Word, Excel, Microsoft Project,
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers.
  • Strong analytical and logic skills with the ability to produce detailed work.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Results-oriented, self-motivated achiever and a quick study.