Estimator Paperboard Boxes Job Description Sample
Buyer - Corrugated Boxes And Materials
Join a dynamic and progressive leader in Industrial Packaging for the San Francisco Bay Area/Northern California market. American Packaging, a major independent and woman-owned industrial packaging company located in San Leandro, California is searching for an experienced Buyer to join our team.
While not a requirement, our ideal candidate will have packaging industry experience with a concentration in corrugated.
Do you have experience in a related manufacturing industry and a strong understanding of supply chain management concepts? If you answered "yes," we would like to talk to you.
This position is an opportunity to show what you know and work as a team:
- Work with an intuitive and powerful ERP system (Epicor Prophet21)
- Our buyers are an integral part of our sales process, maintaining and developing strong supplier relationships
- Monitor and maintain inventory levels of materials purchased on a regular basis and for specific orders
- Develop and keep reliable lines of contact with field sales and inside sales teams
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent industry experience in a related field
- Strong negotiating skills
- Comprehensive understanding of MS Excel, MS Word and ability to utilize computer applications
- Have strong attention to detail
- Ability to work well with a team
- Have good listening skills and be able to communicate clearly
- 401k plan with Company contribution program
- Company provided Life Insurance
- Medical & Dental Benefits
- Vacation/Sick-Time/PTO Plan
SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
Commercial Estimator (2509-224)
Build your career with TruTeam, a TopBuild company, where talent meets opportunity! TopBuild Corp. (NYSE: BLD) is the leading installer and distributor of insulation products to the United States construction industry, based on revenue. We provide insulation installation services nationwide through our TruTeam business, which has over 190 installation branches located in 43 states; we distribute insulation and other building products nationwide through our Service Partners business from our 72 distribution centers located in 35 states; and we are a leader in building science through TopBuild Home Services, Inc. and its Environments For Living program. TopBuild's corporate headquarters is located in Daytona Beach, FL.
Our Core Values
High Performance Teams
We are seeking a Commercial Estimator with experience in insulation, drywall, roofing, or other similar trades and strong leadership skills to work at our Denver, Colorado branch!
We are dedicated to providing outstanding service for builder customers by offering a wide range of installation capabilities, logistical know-how and unique services on a national level. Our primary lines are insulation and other division 7 specialties. The Estimator will be responsible for creating estimates for new work and ensures that pricing is accurate and within company guidelines. The Estimator will also create detailed design documents and blueprints for the installation of cabinets and other products and create visual images of the new layout for customer approval and sign-off.
Responsible for creating estimates for new work and ensures that pricing is accurate and within company guidelines. Responsible for working closely with internal client to gather customers specific needs, designing the configuration of the product(s) and generating an estimate containing all customer requirements. Provide estimates on change orders for current projects.
Assist with Schedule of Values. Respond to customer and sales team questions concerning details on the estimate and/or design.
Create electronic Takeoff of Plans.
Specification review, technical and General Conditions.
Create CAD drawings of the proposed design.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
Minimum Degree: High School diploma or equivalent
Special Certification or Licensing: Valid driver's license.
Certified design credentials a plus.
Must be able to work overtime and weekends as required.
Type of Travel Required: Local
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PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Work is performed in a typical office environment and may require standing, bending, lifting of boxes or packages under 10 lbs., and sitting for long periods of time.
WHY JOIN OUR TEAM?
We promote an environment that offers a challenge, creates opportunities, fosters enthusiasm, maximizes full potential and rewards talent. We realize our employees are our most valued resource which is why we offer a variety of benefits including competitive compensation, comprehensive health, dental, vision coverage, paid holidays, paid time off, 401 (k) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program services, flexible spending account (FSA), life insurance, short term and long term disability, discounted gym membership and a host of other discounts. Our goal is to promote a healthy work/life balance.
TopBuild Corp. is an equal opportunity employer.
Job LocationDenver, Colorado, United StatesCompany LocationDenver MATO - Lima 180 (180)Department180750
- Sales Position TypeFull-Time/Regular
IT Consultant II Solutions-Project Estimator / Analyst / Estimator Tools
Description: In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for providing support for customers (users), and assigned applications and/or information systems, including software implementation, integration, configuration, and testing. Additional responsibilities also include supporting solution design, researching how to help translate requirements into workable technical solutions, and supporting the evaluation of third-party vendors as directed.
Completes work assignments and supports business-specific projects by applying expertise in subject area; supporting the development of work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; ensuring team follows all procedures and policies; coordinating and assigning resources to accomplish priorities and deadlines; collaborating cross-functionally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating high priority issues or risks, as appropriate; and recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.
Practices self-development and promotes learning in others by proactively providing information, resources, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; providing feedback to others and managers; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; supporting team collaboration; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
Develops requirements for complex process or system solutions within assigned business domain(s) by interfacing stakeholders and appropriate IT teams (for example, Solutions Delivery, Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture) and leading junior team members in the development process as appropriate.
Leverages multiple business requirements gathering methodologies to identify business, functional, and non-functional requirements (for example, SMART) across multiple business domains.
Develops and documents comprehensive business cases to assess the costs, benefits, ROI, and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of proposed solutions.
Provides insight and supports the evolution of applications, systems, and/or processes to a desired future state by maintaining a comprehensive understanding of how current processes impact business operations across multiple domains.
Maps current state against future state processes.
Identifies the impact of requirements on upstream and downstream solution components.
Provides recommendations to management and business stakeholders on how to integrate requirements with current systems and business processes across regions or domains.
Identifies and validates value gaps and opportunities for process enhancements or efficiencies.
Supports solution design by providing insight at design sessions with IT teams to help translate requirements into workable business solutions.
Identifies and recommends additional data and/or services needed to address key business issues related to process or solutions design.
Participates in evaluating third-party vendors as directed.
Supports continuous process improvement by participating in the development, implementation, and maintenance of standardized tools, templates, and processes across multiple business domains.
Recommends regional and/or national process improvements which align with sustainable best practices, and the strategic and tactical goals of the business.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, CIS or related field and a Minimum of Six (6) years experience in IT consulting, business analysis, or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
Two (2) years software or application development experience.
Three (3) years experience working for an IT organization
Two (2) years experience working on projects or programs requiring the integration of cross-functional technology and/or business solutions.
Two (2) years experience in workflow analysis, including the use of modeling software (e.g., Visio).
Two (2) years in a leadership role working with project or technical teams.
Two (2) years experience in business case development and analysis
Two (2) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above)
Three (3) years experience in solutioning process/service metrics and reporting.Experience in implementing new business processes or driving end user workflow changes within an enterprise.
Primary Location: California,Pleasanton,Pleasanton Tech Cntr Building F 5810 Owens Dr.
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start:
Varies Working Hours End: Varies Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type:
Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level:
Individual Contributor Job Category: Information Technology Specialty: IT Consulting Department:
CDTS - PPM - PMO Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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Project Manager / Estimator - Belton, TX
Project Manager / Estimator - Belton, TX
Location: Belton, TX, US, 76513
Job ID: 135582
Wheeler is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier owned and operated by CRH, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Wheeler is part of CRH's growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.
The Estimator/Project Manager position is responsible for using a combination of past experiences and project specifications to accurately project the amount of materials, equipment, and man hours that must be utilized in order to complete a given project. Using cost calculations and with sufficient margin targets in mind, estimator responsible for delivering quality products and services (asphalt paving and repairs, sealcoating, pavement markings and signage), managing each project and providing necessary administration and collection responsibilities for each project.
Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
Identify and respond timely to bid opportunities, Visit Site, Attend prebid meetings
Produce take off from plans and/or site surveys for quantity comparisons.
Solicit subcontractors and vendors / handle questions / scope issues
Identify owner/landholder. Prepare & submit questions to owner for clarification when necessary.
Engage with subcontractor and vendors as needed.
Must possess thorough knowledge of project specifications, contract documents and how the work is paid.
Detailed cost breakdowns
Calculate trucking, productions, crew hours
Break the work into phases (if necessary) and the differential production rates / multiple mobilizations required
Prepare estimate as sub / self-perform for some potentially subcontracted scopes
If successful, prepare post bid documents for owners, handoff notes for operations and conduct hand off meeting
Participate in sales and marketing activities including cold calling, tradeshows and other networking activities.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
4 year degree in construction management and or civil engineering is desired but not necessary. Equivalent experience in asphalt maintenance business or similar other outside service or materials sales
Both in the field and digital estimating skills are desired.
Valid state driver's license and satisfactory driving record is required.
Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objective.
High ethical standards.
Attention to detail
Manage time efficiently in order to meet bid deadlines
Team Player and a Self-Starter
Check bid documents prior to bid submission
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliers.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.
Ability to deal with the public in a pleasant, courteous, and calm manner in all circumstances.
Ability to work under pressure and be multi-task oriented.
Ability to follow complex oral and written instructions.
Capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research and evaluation.
Ability to drive change and sell new concepts and approaches through persistence, self-motivation, energy, tenacity, follow-through, and commitment.
Lead by example. Direct work with integrity in a safe, quality driven manner.
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
Understanding of procurement's impact on financial results.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Safely operator a motor vehicle frequently, such as a pick-up truck, often in rough, uneven conditions. Including mounting and dismounting equipment.
Inspect commercial, multifamily and public work opportunities and ongoing projects by walking the worksite. Often involves walking on slopes, uneven terrain and along heavily travelled roads and highways.
Climbing steps to office trailers or box trailers.
Utilizing office equipment while sitting.
Alternating frequently between sitting, standing, walking and climbing
Occasional lifting, setting cones or barricades.
Maintaining mental alertness at all times to ensure safety of all employees for whom the individual is responsible.
What CRH Americas Offers You
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!
Wheeler is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Nearest Major Market: Killeen
Nearest Secondary Market: Temple
Job Segment: Project Manager, Engineer, Outside Sales, Manager, Procurement, Technology, Engineering, Sales, Management, Operations
Specialist Estimator (Construction) - Retail Business Services
Retail Business Services, LLC is an independent Ahold Delhaize company and supports the local brands of Ahold USA and Delhaize America, including Food Lion, Giant Landover, Giant Carlisle, Hannaford, Martin's, Peapod, and Stop & Shop.
Position Title: Specialist Estimator (Construction)
Position Location: Quincy, MA; Carlisle, PA or Landover, MD
Develops timely and accurate construction estimates for all divisional capital appropriation projects including but not limited to New, Replacement, Expansion, Takeover and Remodel stores. Estimates cost of minor projects including equipment upgrades/change-outs, room/office additions or enlargements, retail department layout changes, and Operation Directors discretionary store improvement requests. Keeps current and up-to-date with construction labor and material cost trends, construction economic data and continually benchmarks costs for sourcing, specifications, value engineering and other cost saving opportunities. Assist executive management with making decisions regarding approval, planning and distribution of Capital funds. Work closely with the Estimating Lead providing data that will feed the following reports: As-Bought/As-Built normalization for new stores, Equipment, Leasehold, Other (ELO) matrix and Low/Medium/High L4 remodel profile.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop conceptual estimates for new stores, remodels, and takeover projects including development, site, and building, décor, and equipment costs for use in financial feasibility analysis.
Prepare detailed cost estimates for existing and new supermarket facilities based on CAD generated design drawings.
Develop detailed estimates on new and current prototype formats enabling development of financial and functional analysis models leading to the definition of design criteria for all prototype formats.
Coordinate with Construction Designers, Project Managers, and contractors in the analysis of pre-construction alternatives and/or change order requests to optimize total project costs.
Conduct site-specific facility visits with recommendations for the development of project estimates.
Provide technical construction support and guidance to Real Estate Department in the development of conceptual cost budgets in conjunction with new stores, takeovers, and Investment Properties.
Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing cost data and trends.
Maintain detailed cost keys and price masters with updated current information.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks.
B.S. in Construction Management and a minimum of 5 years' experience in commercial construction or equivalent job related experience.
Minimum 2 years' experience in Commercial Construction Estimating.
Experience in Commercial Construction Project Management and scheduling.
Seasoned knowledge of design and construction methods including alternative solutions and associated costs factors.
Comprehensive ability to read and interpret Architectural Construction drawings related to all construction fields including electrical, plumbing, and mechanical.
Strong strategic planning skills.
B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, Building Science, Business or related field.
5 plus years' experience in Commercial Construction Estimating.
3 years' experience in Construction Project management and scheduling.
Seasoned knowledge of design and construction methods including alternative solutions and associated costs factors.
Comprehensive ability to read and interpret Architectural Construction drawings related to all construction fields including electrical, plumbing, and mechanical.
Strong background in business, finance and construction economics.
Strong strategic planning skills.
Skills and Abilities:
Reporting and spreadsheet design
Acute attention to detail
Ability to read CAD drawings
Maintaining vendor relationships
Strong verbal and written communications
Ability to work under strict deadlines
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Job #: 185558
If you are an experienced Cost Estimator looking for a position with a leading company, Bartech can help! We are a leading staffing firm and our clients include some over the nation's biggest companies. Our client has a need for a Cost Estimator. This is a contract position; however it is not uncommon for assignments to transition into permanent positions with our client companies. If you have the background we are looking for, and you are interested in an opportunity to get your foot in the door with leading company, we want to talk with you!
Your specific duties as a Cost Estimator will include:
The manager would like to see Cost Engineers focused in electrical.
Cost Engineer is responsible to anticipate manufacturing processes in order to develop tooling costs and vehicle component material costs.
The Cost Engineer will interact with multiple cross-functional organizations to develop and achieve appropriate competitive costs for tooling and vehicle components.
Will also participate in negotiations with suppliers to obtain the best possible cost-effective solutions.
Manage multiple projects
Ability to analyze part designs to determine best methods for manufacture
Develop accurate, world-class estimates for tooling to make vehicle parts and assemblies
Assess material costs of component designs from inception to production
Ability to assess cost impact of product changes to tooling and part costs
Work closely with program teams and product designers
Interact with product design engineers to determine manufacturability of parts
Ability to analyze tooling plans and processes from suppliers for accuracy and completeness
Interact with Purchasing and participate in negotiations with suppliers to achieve the best possible tooling costs
Visit tooling and component manufacturing facilities and suppliers to investigate issues, as required
Suggest part design and process improvements to reduce tooling and component costs
Will be aligned to specific parts once skill set is determined, looking within stamping, plastic mold injection, interior.
As a Cost Estimator you must represent our company well by being responsible, punctual and motivated to go above and beyond the call of duty. You must also be highly detail-oriented and organized with excellent analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Bachelors but will take equivalent experience
Journeyman Tool/Mold Maker (preferred)
Tool Costing experience (required)
Piece Costing experience (required)
As a Cost Estimator with Bartech, you will be working through an established and respected staffing organization with 40 years of serving as a trusted partner to our client companies. We are dedicated to providing our talent with personal, responsive attention, and will assign an employee care representative to answer any questions or concerns that you might have. Depending upon the client, the assignment and your performance, you can find potential opportunities for direct employment. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation, including benefits.
Available benefits for Cost Estimator Position may include (but are not limited to):
- Exceptional medical, dental, and vision
- Paid time off, including holidays
Make the most of your experience!
Construction Cost Estimator
Posting Job Description
Responsible for developing and estimating residential, commercial and agricultural building components and assemblies of components used in CoreLogic's construction estimating software. CoreLogic components are broken into three categories material, labor and equipment. Your job will be to provide the appropriate quantities and costs associated with each component for a variety of occupancies, locations, climates and building code requirements.
Responsible for establishing the appropriate labor productivity rates needed for the development of a component.
Responsible for updating existing building components to take into consideration current building codes and trends in how a component should be built.
Responsible for the accuracy and validity of all new and existing components that exist within our internally developed databases.
Work with product managers on special project to add new materials being introduced to the market or to help answer external client questions.
Perform ad hock research projects
Posting Job Summary
Join the team that powers the global real estate economy - CoreLogic is an innovative, future focused company whose vision is to deliver unique property-level insights that power the global real estate economy.
We are a $1.95 billion in sales company with more than 6,000 employees globally serving the financial services and insurance industries. We are evolving at a rapid pace and the clients we serve are challenged from every direction, which means we are growing and innovating to help drive their success. Working together, and differentiated by our superior data, analytics and data-enabled solutions, we empower our clients to make smarter business decisions through data-driven insights. We take initiative, are fully accountable, build respect and trust, make transparency a must — and engage, include and collaborate at every turn.
We take pride in our work and believe in cultivating a work environment that supports and values our greatest asset: our talented employees.
Posting Job Requirements
Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills
Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
5+ years of current estimating experience for commercial/residential construction
Extensive experience in the construction industry
Strong understanding of multiple types of construction, varying occupancies and building code requirements
Knowledge and application of construction materials/costs, labor rates/productivity, installation costs, building methods/means
Bachelor's degree preferred- Construction Management, Architecture or Engineering or professional level of knowledge equivalent
Highly motivated self-starter with strong organizational skills
Ability to judge accuracy of current price information of raw data elements
CoreLogic offers an empowered work environment that encourages creativity, initiative and professional growth and provides a competitive salary and benefits package. CoreLogic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to attracting and retaining the best-qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or status as a veteran of the Armed Forces, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. CoreLogic maintains a Drug-Free Workplace. We are fully committed to employing a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive work environment that embraces everyone's unique contributions, experiences and values. Please apply on our website for consideration.
Join the Flynn Family and experience the Flynn Way.
As North Americas leading building envelope contractor, Flynn Group of Companies employs over 4500 employees, with branches coast-to-coast across Canada and multiple branches in the United States. The Flynn Way is what sets us apart. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, a close-knit family work environment, stability, the opportunity to advance your career, and much, much more.
The foundation of our success is having the right people on our crew.
Flynn takes pride in providing the best for our employees, recognizing that our people are the greatest asset. We understand how important our people are to our continued success, so weve made Flynn a place they want to work. At Flynn, we provide our employees with the opportunity to take their career further. We strive to help our people build their skills amongst teams that innovate and educate, while ensuring we constantly evolve as a company.
At Flynn, its not just a job, its a career.
Are you ready to experience The Flynn Way?
Rewarding, challenging, fast-paced work in an excellent environment
Be part of a dynamic team while using your innovation and creativity daily
Develop life skills by learning and growing both personally and professionally
Be part of a company that offers career advancement opportunities
Employee and Family Assistance Program offered to all employees and their families
Excellent benefits program including; Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, as well as a 401K Plan
Responsibilities of the Roofing Estimator include:
Attend all pre-bid site meetings to prepare accurate estimates
Complete thorough bid packages for clients
Prepare takeoffs/estimates of costs of materials, labor and equipment
Prepare and follow-up on quotations and advise on tendering procedures (including examination and analyzing of estimates)
Establish and maintain existing relationships with Strategic Accounts (such as consultants and customers)
Review all contracts and accepted quotations
Prepare and maintain a directory of product suppliers
Review products used in projects
Consult and communicate with project managers, architects, engineers and clients involved at all levels of a project
Skills/Qualifications of the Roofing Estimator include:
Previous estimating experience in the commercial construction industry is preferred
Ability to read plans and specifications
Experience in Blue Beam is preferred
Proficiency in MS Office package
Excellent written & oral communication
Ability to be a team player and work in a team environment
Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines
Flynn Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Flynn Group of Companies is an affiliated contractor with the Helmets to Hardhats Program.
For more information about starting your career with Flynn please visit
Cost Estimator - Injection Molding
Phillips-Medisize, a Molex Company, is seeking a Cost Estimator (Analyst) to support new business quoting and on-going customer business.
Receive, evaluate, and prioritize requests for quotations
Review part databases to determine tool ability and mold ability and provide feedback to the customer
Calculate part weights, cycle time, scrap, and other Injection Molding parameters to establish piece part cost and price, using established machine and labor rates. Recommend appropriate materials for the customer application, as needed.
Work with engineering to determine, cycle times, scrap, and other manufacturing parameters to establish assembly cost and price, using established machine and labor rate, as well as equipment/automation.
Use tooling worksheet to calculate tooling costs by estimating hours required to produce a mold in additional to estimating the material costs.
Schedule and lead Quote Review meetings after all quotations are proofed for accuracy, consistency, and conciseness; and prior to issuance to the customer
Function as the subject matter expert in costing estimating and pricing proposal development, with deep understanding of the cost estimating model and knowledge in development of machine, labor, and floor space rates
Extended travel to other facilities may be required to support business need
- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Finance/Accounting or equivalent education/experience
- 5+ years of technical experience in the injection molding industry with good working knowledge of tooling and process manufacturing
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to represent the facility in a competent and professional manner with all people, especially external customers
Understanding of polymer processing, common secondary operations, and assembly methods
Working knowledge of engineering and manufacturing economics
Sound general understanding of business finance
Excellent skills in verbal communication, written documentation, and proposal development
Must be able to accurately and efficiently use CAD systems for file transfers, viewing and analysis
This position does not qualify for VISA sponsorship
Adolfson & Peterson Construction, one of the nation's top contractors, is recruiting for an experienced Senior Estimator for our Mountain States region. We combine more than 70 years of construction expertise with the newest technologies in order to meet our clients' needs. We serve owners, architects, and developers with a commitment to teamwork and quality and are constantly looking for people to help us achieve our company goals.
This position will provide detailed conceptual estimates from pre-construction schematic and design documents and/or from construction plans and specifications for large, diverse, and complex projects. Provide functional expertise and regional estimating team leadership.
Because safety is paramount to AP and embedded into everything we do, all team members are responsible for working safely within our Incident and Injury Free culture.
Key Accountabilities of the role include:
Prepare bids, conceptual cost models, and budgets; perform quantitative analyses of construction documents and project program requirements.
Lead and oversee the preparation of accurate conceptual cost models, budgets, and guaranteed maximum pricing based on historic cost data and/or subcontractor input as appropriate.
Review plans, specs, and pricing. Secure pricing from material suppliers. Define take-offs for all scopes of work and complete pricing. Define and assemble accurate General Conditions/General Requirements costs.
Gather and monitor actual cost versus estimated cost, maintaining project cost history. Organize historical project costs and utilize costs to produce conceptual estimates.
Establish work scopes for contractors and suppliers.
Prepare documents for bid day, owner bid docs, insurance/bonding, etc.
Lead and oversee the preparation of backup documentation.
Provide consultative guidance on constructability, schedule, phasing, and staffing.
Understand, analyze, and consult the owner's proforma process and documents RFP, and/or contract.
Analyze project program, design, costs, and subcontractor input and provide comparisons, cost savings, value engineering options, and other recommendations.
Ensure that are budgets and bids are created using company templates, parameters, and established protocols.
Make recommendations to the buyout and the selection of subcontractors upon notice of award.
Build and manage subcontractor relationships; facilitate bids and presentations.
Prepare and present persuasive presentations to a variety of audiences.
Define major or priority subcontractors. Monitor coverage and solicit new subcontractors while continuously working to improve relationships.
Partner to develop appropriate subcontractor scopes of work and to determine subcontractor pricing, including information dissemination, review of subcontractor's proposals, and coordination with the desired scope of work.
Build and facilitate collaborative team processes among project participants (i.e. contractor, owner/developer, design professionals and subcontractors).
Foster a productive working atmosphere among project participants, and cultivate AP's relationship with the Client.
Discuss and establish bid/budget estimate pricing strategies, concerns, and advantages with project teams. Correspond with architects and engineers.
Suggest and participate in procedure and policy changes as well as QC/QA plan.
Lead bid project closings.
Network within the market to learn client business models and establish credibility.
Coach and mentor fellow AP team members.
History of progressively more experience and proven results including:
Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, or related field and 6 - 8 years of experience in pre-construction and estimating with projects >$30 million. Experience must include multi-family, mixed use construction.
Additional certifications such as DBIA and LEED AP are preferred.
Demonstrated knowledge of the construction field, building systems, subcontractor specialties, regulatory compliance, and technology.
Strong office computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, On Center, and Timberline software. MC2 experience preferred.
Ability to travel to client and project sites as required.
Demonstrated integrity and ethical standards.
Highly developed skills (listening, influence management, consensus development) paired with outstanding presentation skills. Ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences.
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build successful and lasting relationships.
Strong analytical and logic skills with the ability to maintain a high degree of precision on detailed work.
Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities; high energy and demonstrated sense of urgency.
Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)
Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holidays
Tuition Assistance Program
Employee Referral Bonus
Adolfson & Peterson Construction is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
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