EMPLOYMENT

Employment Opportunities

Athens Construction hires from time to time qualified professionals in construction related fields. Experienced estimators, project managers, foremen and tradesmen in the fields of interior carpentry and finishes will be considered for open positions.
Please submit your resume and salary expectations by email at:
employment@athenscontruction.com

Athens Construction is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Currently Available

In-House Architect
Looking to fill a current vacancy for an in-house architect position. Candidates are not required to have AIA Certification but it will be a plus.

Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities / Qualifications
  • AutoCad proficiency
  • Familiarity with permit procurement process in the City of Chicago
  • Familiarity with building codes and City of Chicago zoning ordinances

Lead Estimator
Experienced estimator wanted to fill immediate opening as lead company estimator. The estimator is responsible for preparing budgets, estimates, and bid packages for residential and commercial construction projects.

Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with skills.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities / Qualifications
  • Ability to read and understand residential and commercial construction plans, general conditions, and specifications.
  • Identify conditions affecting work such as inspection and testing requirements, time limits and sequencing for work, insurance requirements, liquidated damages and other penalties, fee and permit responsibilities, shop drawings and submittal requirements, and any unusual conditions and/or requirements.
  • Communicate and solicit bids from subcontractors.
  • Ability to generate a tentative schedule and determine possible duration of project based on specification requirements, site conditions, time of year, lead times for approval of shop drawings, and fabrication and delivery of critical items.
  • Ability to takeoff accurate set of quantities to verify prices received from subcontractors.
  • Ability to quantify the materials, labor and equipment needed to complete the project.
  • Communicate effectively with Owners and/or design professionals and subcontractors.
  • Familiarity with AIA documents.
  • Computer Literate.
  • 5+ years estimating in the residential and commercial construction field.