JOB TITLE: Building Materials Estimator

DEPARTMENT: Estimating

REPORTS TO: Operations Manager

Estimation of material cost for mid-rise commercial and residential projects. Candidate is to have a minimum of two years of experience with estimating cold formed steel structures included: Floor systems, wall systems, truss systems, and miscellaneous metals. Candidate must be well organized with impeccable detail and record keeping.

Work Schedule:
• Daily direct communication with clients, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers
• 20% of time managing current and pending projects
• 60% of time estimating current and potential projects
• 5% jobsite or office travel
• 15% phone or office technical support of construction practices

Required Computer Software (In-Depth Knowledge):
• AutoCAD and Cost Estimating Programs
• Microsoft Applications - Excel, Word, Outlook, Project

Construction Experience (commercial and or residential)
• 2 years minimum with knowledge of structural light gauge steel framing.
• General knowledge of foundations and Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing requirements.
• In-depth knowledge of building materials assembly.

• Detailed knowledge of construction principles: foundations, framing, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and finishes.
• Working knowledge of UL fire code assemblies and construction practices.
• Ability to work on 5-10 projects concurrently both commercial and residential.
• Advanced ability in reading architectural and engineering plans for understanding of construction connection details required.
• Ability to read engineering tables to determine member sizes.

• Minimum High School or Technical College Degree
• Formal computer and CAD training

Additional Items:
• Safe Driving Record • Organized
• Leadership skills and confidence in trade
• Trained in effective communication
• Excellent written and oral communications skills.
• Ability to secure passport

Pay: Competitive Pay based on Experience
• Pay will be weekly on Fridays. All payments are managed through 3rd party staffing company that manages all withholdings and federal requirements.
• Bonuses and professional development/tuition reimbursements are available.

Along with resume, applicants are to provide historical list of project types that have been estimated along with general values of each major project.

Please submit your information to
You will be contacted if your skills meet the required qualifications necessary for the position.