Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017 2:41 PM
Job Description The Project Estimator prepares cost estimates by analyzing proposals and requirements and is responsible for tracking and responding to multiple incoming requests for proposals. Performs takeoffs from blueprints and specifications and compiling detailed estimates for the manufacturing and installation of doors, windows and other architectural products . Position Requirements 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 vendor pricing, tax rates, labor rates based on new contracts, project manager feedback, & ownership groups requests. Follows up with contractors for bid results and provides them any additional information or value engineering required to help them make their selection. 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. Education and/or Experience: Associate’s degree (AA) 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. Knowledge: 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. Work Environment: Majority of work involves sitting at a computer for extended periods of time in an office environment. Periodic visits to the manufacturing shop are required for consulting with others on projects under construction. Company Description About the Company AD Systems is headquartered in Everett, Washington and provides high quality sliding doors and interior storefront assemblies for projects throughout the USA and abroad. The AD Systems concept began in 2009, originally designed as an interior storefront configuration for commercial interiors concerned with acoustical mitigation and space savings. This office front solution was tailored to the needs of higher end corporate clientele where customized design features were desired, such as roller blinds and synchronized double doors. These doors provided superior privacy for meetings as well as overall ease of use. As the line evolved, the doors became a solid solution for facilities looking for top tier function with a beautiful aesthetic and became particularly popular for healthcare projects such as outpatient clinics, urgent care and MOB facilities as well as patient restrooms.
• Location: Everett
• Post ID: 56054662 everett