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  • Estimator (Everett, WA)

    Responsibilities: 

    • Provides reports, product information, and meet with both architects and contractors to help specify products that we support. 
    • Prepares work to be estimated by gathering proposals, drawings, specifications, and related documents. 
    • Gathers details and compiles data to estimate all production costs according to specifications. 
    • Considers raw materials, labor, equipment, tools, labor and transportation for estimations. 
    • Helps determine necessary resources for projects based on cost estimates and budgetary constraints. 
    • Able to interpret and verify project specifications to ensure accuracy. 
    • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the construction industry. 
    • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. 
    • Computes costs by analyzing labor, material, and time requirements. 
    • Maintains a directory of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors. 
    • Solicits and maintains communication with multiple vendors. Identifies their current products, capabilities, & lead-times. 
    • Notes drawing discrepancies and attempts to resolve them with the contractor or qualifies our proposed solutions as alternate. 
    • Excludes scopes that are not included or offered.
    • Presents a prepared estimate by assembling and displaying numerical and descriptive information.
    • Experience updating costing template based on new systems, updated vender pricing, tax rates, labor rates based on new contracts, project manager feedback, & ownerships groups requests. 
    • Assists the Project Managers with any issues or changes to scope that may arise in completing the project.
    • Performs a variety of tasks. 
    • Works under general supervision. 
    • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
    • Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. 

     

    Requirements 

    • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or 5 plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of 
    • education and experience. 
    • Strong math skills 
    • Experience in the construction industry 
    • Basic knowledge of fabrication
    • Ability to work under pressure: 
    • Must be able to deal with high stress levels associated with the responsibility of accurate budgeting and short deadlines. 
    • Must have a working knowledge of project accounting and job costing 
    • Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems 
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents, specifications, blueprints and architectural drawings 
    • Good written and Oral English Communication skills
    • Computer Skills: General Computer Skills 
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in the following software; 
    • MS office, Word processing, Spreadsheets, Flowcharts, Internet, E-mail, Database Tools, Acrobat or Bluebeam, AutoCAD. 

    Email: info@nextgenstaffing.ca quoting Estimator (Everett, WA) in the subject line.