Estimator

Published
September 8, 2017
Location
Employee Classification
Hourly
Supervision Required
Routine
Supervised By:
Assistant Manager

Description

Safety Requirement: Safety is a core value at Alpine Lumber. The ability to work safely and prevent personal injury is a key job requirement for every position. Each Employee/Owner is also expected to be committed to the safety of themselves, fellow team members, and our customers and follow-through with the commitment in everyday operations.

Position Summary: The estimator accurately determines products needed to construct a jobsite using extensive knowledge of construction methods. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to identify specialty products and specific call-outs on prints, display competency in talking to architects/ engineers/ contractors in relation to structural designs, and articulate/ support your takeoff and vision of the plan.
  • May utilize charts, graphs, equations, estimating and/or design software.
  • There will be some commercial estimating requirements as well to support overflow of existing staff.
  • Prepares construction budget by studying home plans; updating specifications; identifying and projecting costs for each elevation.
  • Evaluates offers to purchase by costing changes, additions, and site requirements.
  • Maintains cost keys and price masters by updating information.
  • Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Maintains quality service by following organization standards.
  • Abide by all safety regulations at job sites.
  • Any other job duties as assigned by Manager.

Job Requirements:

  • S. Diploma or Equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 Years of relative experience.
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License.
  • Must have full knowledge of reading residential blueprints, performing accurate material takeoffs (lumber, hardware, doors/millwork, windows, steel etc.).
  • Basic Computer and Math Skills.

Physical & Environmental Requirements:

  • Office environment, ability to work with computer for extended periods of time.
  • 40% of time may be spent on job sites in an outdoor sometimes harsh environment.
  • Able to sit and stand for long periods of time.
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