Join a 28 year company in the Atlanta area and learn and grow with the company! We are willing to teach everything and want a candidate with a great attitude and aptitude to learn as we will invest heavily in this person. We are looking to bring in someone who will be with us for 10+ years so we offer potential to grow. Owners love dogs and frequently they are in the office. We are a strong team and the culture is that we care for each other. When people come to work for us, we treat them with respect and they stay for decades.
The estimator job includes attending pre job inspections, pre job meetings, understanding blueprints, performing take-offs, estimating materials, pricing and bid preparation (which is much more than just pricing).
Estimator must be willing to work in advance, understanding all aspects of the needs of the client to assure that specifications and designs are feasible and consistent with manufacturer standards. Estimator must follow-up with subcontractors and vendors to ensure that bids are received in a timely manner.
Identify potential projects and participate in pre-qualifying opportunities
Compete take-offs, pricing jobs, preparing sales proposals and appropriate scope of work
Keeps accurate and easy electronic files of all estimates
Develops and updates knowledge of all software
Works with clients and consultants on design and specifications
Maintains relationships with all partner manufacturers
Maintains a professional disposition
Solicits and maintains communication with subcontractors and vendors
Puts together all items required for both pre-quailification as well as bid documents.
Prices work with a great understanding of work flow, material handling and issues unique to each client's job site
Works closely with field management to keep updated with labor's production
Follows up with field reports and accounting to be sure that estimates and actuals are tight.
Must love dogs
Excellent math skills
Exhibits a professional manner
Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing with management, colleagues and individuals inside and outside the company.
Ability to learn new software and computer proficient
Understanding of commercial construction
Excellent time management, decision making, human relations, presentation and organization skills.
Willingness to learn everything about the commercial roofing industry.