Position title
Commercial Roofing Estimator - SW Region
Qualifications
  • Experience:
    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
    • Construction Estimating: 1 year (Preferred)
    • Construction; 1 year (Preferred)
    • Commercial roofing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Required travel:
    • May require some travel
  • Working Days:
    • Monday (Required)
    • Tuesday (Required)
    • Wednesday (Required)
    • Thursday (Required)
    • Friday (Required)
Description

We are looking for a diligent Estimator to prepare accurate estimates for roofing projects by gathering information and analyzing important metrics. The ideal candidate will have excellent computer skills and an analytical mindset with the ability to visualize a finished product. Must be willing and able to learn new products, services, and software.

Duties and Responsibilities (not inclusive):

  • Understand the project/program and its requirements
  • Determine key variables for cost and other estimates
  • Gather first-hand information from sites, warehouses, vendors
  • Conduct research to obtain data on labor costs, materials, production times, equipment etc.
  • Use software for data analysis, forecasting and budgeting
  • Collaborate with general contractors to ensure cost effective roof systems are utilized while providing value engineering options to maintain budgets
  • Create and submit estimate reports or bids to appropriate persons (project managers, clients, bidding competitions etc.)
  • Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)
  • Organize technical data, product information, shop drawings, detail drawings and material samples for approval via submittals process
  • Stay up to date with manufacturer installation requirements and material changes and how they affect the market and costs associated
  • Attend manufacturer training/education to stay abreast of design requirement changes and code specific requirements related to roofing
Responsibilities
  • Familiarity with financial and project management principles
  • Exquisite math and IT ability with an analytical mindset
  • Proficient in relevant software - Microsoft Office Suite, Teams, Estimating Edge, PlanSwift or equivalent
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities
  • Thoroughness and reliability
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Prior experience in reading plans, specs and reference documents a plus
  • BSc/BA in engineering, construction science or relevant discipline a plus
  • Commercial roofing or construction experience a plus
  • Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) a plus
Requirements
  • Must be able to sit, stand, talk or hear for long periods of time throughout an 8-hour workday
  • Must be able to use repetitive hand motion, reach and bend
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs
Job Benefits
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vision Insurance 
Ideal Canadidate
  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment
Employment Type
Full-time
Industry
Roofing
Job Location
Stafford, TX, USA
Working Hours
Day shift Monday through Friday
Base Salary
$40,000-$56,000
Valid through
December 13, 2020
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