Estimator- Construction Industry

Mequon, WI 53092

Posted: 02/17/2023 Employment Type: Office Assignment Industry: None Job Number: 4295294787 Pay Rate: $26.00/ hour

Job Description

Are you an experienced Estimator and knowledgeable in architecture or construction products? Come work for a pace setter in the industry and join a tenured staff!

POSITION Estimator
WORK HOURS (SHIFT) Monday-Friday 7: 30am- 4: 00pm (half hour lunchbreak)
STARTING PAY $25-$27 per hour
BENEFITS Medical, Vision, Dental, 401(K), Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Referral Bonus
REQUIRED EDUCATION Associates Degree in technical discipline, preferably architecture or engineering
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE 2-4 years of experience in custom architecture and/or construction products. Knowledge and understanding of contract specifications and construction practices desirable.

General Purpose:
Cost estimation and design help for custom glass and aluminum projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and requirements; setting priorities.
  2. Analyzes architectural plans, specifications, general and special conditions, structural drawings, and instruction to bidders for material take-offs (extrusions, glass, polycarbonate, flashing, buy-outs, etc.), labor for engineering, fabrication, installation, and other materials.
  3. Additionally responsibilities may include preliminary detail drawing.
  4. Evaluates offers to purchase by costing changes, additions, and jobsite requirements.
  5. Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price.
  6. Maintains cost keys and price masters by updating information.
  7. Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  8. Maintains quality service by following company standards.
  9. Maintains continuity by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  10. Keeps abreast of latest technical knowledge/innovation(s) to enhance efficiency/productivity.
  11. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing tasks in timely manner.
  12. Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience
  • Associate Degree in technical discipline, preferably architecture or engineering or equivalent experience and specific training in costing materials.
  • Above average understanding of mathematics (geometry and trigonometry).
  • Above average skills in computer drafting; speed and accuracy in these areas are essential
  • Experience with AutoCad and automated estimating program (definitely a plus).
  • Shows initiative regularly engages in proactive behavior and looks for opportunities.
  • Extremely adaptable responds effectively to changes in situation or information; ability to influence others and build consensus using advanced written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills necessary to resolve problems and look for solutions; strong conflict resolution skills.
  • Experienced/highly-proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, spreadsheets (.Xls), power point, etc.

Please send your resume to [email protected] Call (or text!) Rebecca at (262) 377-8888 or apply online at www.Seekcareers.Com.

Keywords: estimator, estimation, cost estimation, construction design, architecture, engineering, AutoCad, custom architecture, aluminum, glass, custom aluminum, custom glass, computer drafting, analytical skills, problem solving, strong conflict resolution skills,

About SEEK Careers/Staffing
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SEEK Careers/Staffing is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, genetic, military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.
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