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Assistant Estimator

Company: Construction Services, Inc.
Location: Decatur
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Assistant Estimators Purpose:The Assistant Estimator is an entry-level position within the estimating department. Initial responsibilities will be to assist Estimators in takeoffs of their project assignments. Upon further understanding of Division 5-- Metal scope, you will be preparing your own complete material takeoffs of new assignments and change orders.Education

  • 2-4 years of College or equivalent required
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in Building Science preferred
    Experience:
    • 1-2 years of experience working in the construction field, metal fabrication environment, similar or related position
    • Successfully used mathematical calculations and technology in the scope of work
    • Must be able to read contract documents and contract drawings
    • Competency in basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office products
      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
      • Working knowledge of the construction industry
      • Thorough understanding of mathematical computations, percentages, and geometry
      • The ability to communicate clearly on technical topics
      • Must possess excellent reporting skills
      • Must possess excellent documentation skills
      • Must be a self-starter
      • Must be results-oriented with the ability to effectively manage "multiple" priorities
      • Must be well organized and reliable
      • Must pass a background check and drug screen
        -Estimating Responsibilities:
        • Under the direction of Senior Estimators, perform material take-offs on new projects and change orders on existing contracts.
        • Willingness to learn to understand project information, which includes drawings, specifications, and other bid documents.
        • Prepare material take-offs on assigned items/projects
        • Submit bill of materials to senior estimator for review
        • Make any corrections or alterations to estimate based on review
        • Prepare bid and complete necessary quotes or scope sheets, and turn over to the Senior Estimator
        • Other tasks as they may arise pertaining to your growth in the Estimating department -
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Keywords: Construction Services, Inc., Decatur , Assistant Estimator, Professions , Decatur, Alabama

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