Luse Thermal Technologies

Project Manager/Estimator (Insulation) - Milwaukee

Milwaukee, WI
Luse Thermal Technologies Hot & Cold Mechanical Insulation Contracting We are one of the oldest

Job Description

Project Manager/Estimator (Insulation)

Posted: Tuesday, 3/5/2024
timaor/Project Manager (Aurora, IL)
Luse Thermal Technologies Project Manager/Estimator

Come be a part of our tomorrow! The future at Luse is bright, and we are actively growing our cohort of innovative, ambitious, team members. Let’s build our future together.

Luse Holdings, Inc.: ( is a multifaceted construction, product distribution, and safety services provider based in Aurora, IL. Founded by D. Claude Luse in 1923, we are a fifth-generation family business devoted to a values-driven culture. Luse’s key to success has been maintaining a culture where employees feel valued as a part of our work family. Our long-term vision is to work together: to grow: our business so that we can give back: to the communities in which we live and work.

Luse Thermal Technologies: (LTT), a Luse Holdings company, is the oldest mechanical insulation contractor in the Midwest. We have a reputation for executing every project with excellence and integrity. With a philosophy of continuous improvement, we are constantly seeking ways to improve the way we operate our business and serve our customers. LTT provides mechanical insulation services across all industries and segments of the marketplace, and we pride ourselves on our “A to Z” ability to perform.

Where you come in: :Expanding our business into the Milwaukee Market and adding talent to our team are both key components of our ambitious growth plan. You will be responsible for estimating, securing and executing mechanical insulation projects within the Southeastern Wisconsin area while fostering deep, trusted relationships with a dedicated set of clients. You will be a critical member of our team and an extension of our brand to our clients and to the industry. Once established, you will be responsible for $2 to $4 million in annual sales and you will pride yourself in being the “easy button” for our clients.

More specifically, you will have the opportunity to:
    • Direct and manage project development from inception to closeout (“cradle to grave”).
    • Define scope, timeline and goals for each project assigned and estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
    • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, influencing them to take positive action and accountability for their work.
    • Attend industry events, conferences, and training sessions.
    • Collaborate across the Luse Family of Companies to help grow our overall business.

Experience & education desired for this role include:
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in mechanical insulation in Southeastern Wisconsin.
    • B.S. in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Architecture or related degree (or equivalent work experience).
    • Annual estimating and project management in excess of $4 million annually.

Skills required to excel in this position include:
    • Ability to build and maintain strong interpersonal relationships.
    • Managerial, communication and problem-solving skills.
    • Presentation, sales and negotiation capabilities.
    • Fiscal responsibility and ability to forecast with accuracy.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and computerized estimating software.
    • Field take off skills.

Success in this role: will be defined not only by your technical and soft skills but also by your commitment to and enthusiasm for your own personal growth as well as growth of our business. For all roles at Luse Holdings, we look to hire self-aware individuals with respect for our core values: Family, Trust, Humility & Generosity.

This position is salaried with an established bonus plan. Other benefits include vehicle mileage or allowance, medical, optical and dental insurance, 401-k participation, profit sharing, Life Insurance, generous Vacation, Holidays and Sick Pay.


Luse Thermal Technologies At A Glance

Luse Thermal Technologies Hot & Cold Mechanical Insulation Contracting We are one of the oldest insulating contractors in the metro Chicago marketplace as well as the midwest. We pride ourselves on total readiness to tackle your capital improvement upgrades, modifications,new projects, turnarounds, outages, shutdowns, and maintenance projects. Whether large or small in size, we treat all projects as being extremely high value to you. Thus we bring our best practices to all customers on all projects. We cover the whole spectrum of markets--Nuclear, Fossil Fuel, Industrial, as well as commercial. Some of the services we provide are: Design & Engineering Scope & Project Planning Cost Tracking and Documentation Specification Writing Assistance Heat Loss Analysis and Tracing Sheet Metal Lagging All specialty services or support customers request This is all supported by a team of Project Managers who have extensive experience in the industry beginning with hands-on installation in their earlier years. This added field know how is just one of the ways our team insures your project stays on track, finishes on time, and all with no surprises on your end.
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