Multi-Family Roofing Estimator

Construction
Chicago, IL, Midwest

The Estimator calculates preliminary job budgets and prepares formal job bids through interpreting blueprints, performing take-offs, and estimating job costs. The Estimator interfaces with repeat clients and their representatives to ensure that technical specifications and designs are feasible and consistent with industry standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Project costs (materials, labor, equipment, taxes, permits, safety equipment, etc.) and produce estimates.
  • Procure competitive quotes from specific vendors on material, equipment, subcontractors, etc.
  • Research and record permit costs and calculations for all estimates.
  • Communicate with the production team to gauge accurate costs for production and to ensure projects are prepared in accordance with the scope of work proposed and agreed upon.
  • Based on experience, quotes, roofing expertise, and previously collected data, make necessary adjustments to estimate to conform to the specific project or customer conditions.
  • Be thorough, always review and comprehend all construction documents such as contracts, plans, and specs for projects you are estimating.
  • Maintain a repair and estimate bid log and always update with information on all projects.
  • Work closely with the sales team to develop and submit proper bid documents to ensure compliance with each and every proposal.

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in Steep Slope estimating is required
  • A strong and comprehensive knowledge base of estimating techniques, engineering disciplines, cost control systems, data analysis, and strategic planning.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, leadership, interpersonal, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Must be proficient in computer software such as Microsoft Office and advanced in Excel.

Practice Director

Jim Lappin

Construction

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