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Structural Steel and Construction Estimator - CA #5590

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Orange, California, United States
Posted:
November 08, 2019

Description:

Position Title Structural Steel and Construction Estimator - CA #5590

Relocation No

Location Orange, CA

Responsibilities include:

• Properly interpreting / analyzing customer requests and providing appropriate deliverables

• Identify labor, material, equipment, taxes, etc. by studying blueprints, specifications and related documents

• Work with construction, project management, purchasing, engineering and other departments as needed for costing information

• Provide analysis of estimated versus actuals and report on same

• Strong ability to prioritize and meet ever changing deadlines

• Must be able to work under deadline, multi task, and work in a fast paced environment

• Above average communication and interpersonal skills

• Good internet skills to determine site conditions, taxes and prevailing wages

• Create estimates using material take-offs from drawings and prepare detailed, organized estimates of costs

• Advanced MS Excel skills

• Present prepared estimates by compiling numerical and descriptive information

• Perform material take-offs from drawings and prepare detailed, organized estimates of costs

• Experience reading plans and blueprints helpful

• Develop processes and logic for eminent transition of estimating to Syteline 8 EFP system

Qualified applicants will have:

• BA/BS

• Must be able to multi task and work in a fast paced environment / work under deadline / adapt to circumstances

• Above average communication and interpersonal skills

• Experience reading plans and blueprints

• Advance Intermediate Skills in MS Excel Must be comfortable formatting, creating and using advanced formulas, using VLOOKUP functions and IF functions, working in multiple worksheets / workbooks and creating links between same.

• Advanced Intermediate skills in MS Outlook

• Basic understanding of financial aspects of estimating - know the difference between cost and price, how to determine margin, know the difference between a mark-up and a margin.

• Understand the importance of accuracy in estimating and how it affects business.

• Comfortable estimating both product and services - can understand the nuances of a particular job / project and adjust services to accommodate different needs.

• Experience using Revu Bluebeam software (or ability to learn)

• Interested in learning / improving / getting ahead in their career; growing with the company

• Able to work overtime when needed

• Strong attention to detail

• Service mentality / strong customer service skills

• Ability to provide support to all shifts and all facilities

• Ability to work independently to identify and correct environmental problems

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. Bachelor’s degree.

2. 3+ years of experience in construction estimating.

3. Experience reading plans and blueprints.

4. Advance Intermediate Skills in MS Excel.

5. Experience using Revu Bluebeam software preferred.

6. Estimating experience involving structural steel preferred.

7. Must be local.