As an Estimator, you are responsible for estimating bid opportunities introduced to the organization electronically and/or from requests made by other sources. You are responsible for creating estimates for commercial work and ensuring that pricing is accurate, competitive, and within company guidelines. Other responsibilities include creating detailed documents for quote preparation and leveraging cost opportunities, providing assistance in the creation of submittals, SOVs and contract processing.
Role and Responsibilities
Responsible for working closely with the team to gather customers’ specific needs, take-off of the product(s) and generating an estimate containing all customer requirements.
Verifies that estimate contains the correct specifications from plans, addendums, specification, and other source, including products and quantities.
Incorporates any changes requested by the customer and reviews the project for vague information that needs clarification.
Closely monitors the bidding process by, incorporating any addendums and communicate their corresponding affects into the bid in a timely manner.
Reviews the estimate with the sales team to ensure that data is accurate, and all components of the project are captured and properly charged.
Modifies the estimate per customer or sales manager requests.
Provides estimates on change orders for current projects.
Responds to customer and sales team questions concerning details on the estimate and/or design.
Perform takeoffs and assist where additional scope of expertise for unique projects is required.
Prior quotes or estimate creation experience is mandatory.
Must be detail oriented, excellent communicator and highly organized
Any other duty, task or responsibility as assigned.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
·High School Diploma or GED.
·Prior quote or estimate creation experience.
·Must possess computer skills including MS Office and QuickBid.
·Must be detail oriented, excellent communicator, highly organized and able to follow detailed instructions.
Painting industry experience with products and performance
Preferred experience with QuickBid and OnScreen Take-off software
Share resource management organizational experience