About the Role
This challenging position requires diligence, desire and the ability to multi-task. Must have experience with plans and specifications. Reviews specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required content of estimates. Prepares estimates by calculating complete take offs.
Requirements and Responsibilities
Reports to: Sales Manager
Schedule: Monday through Friday
7:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Duties and Essential Responsibilities
Responsible for developing cost estimates for construction as required by client’s documents.
Review documents including take-offs and understand scope of work to bid
Obtain pricing for materials
Prepare quote for customer based upon take-offs and current pricing models
Inform immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or project requirements
Develop and maintain resource information on products, vendors, etc.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 1 to 12 months of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Mechanical knowledge and product knowledge
Ability to read blue prints, take-offs and construction specifications
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percentage; draw and interpret graphs
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Become familiar with all product lines and customer base
Respond promptly and professionally to customer needs and maintain confidentiality
Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Write simple correspondence.
Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees
Possess knowledge of common computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, AutoCad, email and use of the Internet
Estimator/Project Manager Expectations
Prioritize and plan work activities, manage competing demands and use time efficiently
Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness; monitor own work to ensure quality; apply common sense understanding to handle problems involving a few variables in standardized situations
Adapt to changes in the work environment; manage frequent changes, delays or unexpected events
Establish dependability; consistently at work and on time; follow instructions; respond to management direction and solicit feedback to improve performance
Work performed in an office environment primarily seated at a desk. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 25 pounds on occasion.
Flexible spending account
Health savings account
Paid time off