The Architectural Division Senior Estimator sets the stage for the pursuit and conquer of landmark construction projects throughout the western United States. The position, in collaboration with the sales and project management staff, determines the approach to the bid as well as the overall initial project execution plan. The successful candidate will have intimate knowledge of construction techniques as well as product knowledge for the glass and exterior cladding industry. Being a whiz with spreadsheets, AutoCAD, and estimating software’s, is a must.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Collaborate with Engineering, Sales and Project Managers to Initiate a pursuit
Prepare accurate, thorough, and timely take-offs, RFP’s, and estimates
Attend pre-bid meetings and make site visits
Solicit vendor quotes for each scope/material product
Foster relationships with key-vendors and subcontractors
Maintain product knowledge of current and prospective vendors / manufacturers / products
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
Ability to operate as a stand-alone estimator when required
Prepare/write technical proposals and pricing schedules
Possess extensive knowledge of curtain wall, storefronts, glass & glazing, and cladding products. With an emphasis on the details and materials coordination/sequencing
Have strong analytical skills
Strong attention to details
5 to 7 years’ minimum experience in construction estimating or project management
Construction Management degree is a plus
Experience working-in Partner-Pak, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, AutoCAD and Word
Be willing to continue to learn and grow in the industry
Be diligent and adaptive when solving project, vendor, and scope problems within the team environment
About Steel Encounters, Inc.
WHO WE ARE | WHAT WE DO
Steel Encounters is a premier commercial specialty subcontractor who provides steel joist and metal deck products, glazing, curtain wall, and architectural cladding systems to general contractors and building owners. Steel Encounters is based in the heart of Salt Lake City, Utah with offices in Seattle, Washington and Jacksonville, Arkansas.
We are a multi-cultural, multi-generational employee owned company, employing individuals from different areas of the U.S. and around the world. Steel Encounters benefits from the richness of our diversity, and recognizes the power of our employees working together.
• Over 30 years of financial strength and stability
• Excellent team work environment
• Industry specific training for employees
• Importance placed on safety training
• Strong backlog of work
• Great reputation with general contractors, architects, engineers, and suppliers
• Forward thinking and cutting-edge team