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Estimator - Steel Fabrication

Charlotte, NC

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Estimator – Steel Fabrication – Direct Hire

We have a well-established client in northern Charlotte, NC who is looking for a strong Estimator to join their organization. This position requires someone with steel fabrication and estimation software experience. This is a very strong organization with a good work environment.  

Job Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for estimating/preparing proposals by developing customer specifications, representing: purchased/inventoried items, contract support, labor, billable assets, etc.
  • Assist with the implementation of estimation software
  • Distributing professional proposals/quotes to potential and existing buyers
  • Responsible for complete project documentation, including correspondence, cost proposals, change orders, etc.
  • Prepares detail descriptions for quotes/proposal letters, and proposed work schedule
  • Ensures accurate, complete, and timely completion of tasks assigned
  • Controls cost to maintain project budgets; identifies and eliminates unprofitable activities
  • Assists Management in the pre/post approval of proposals and quotes
  • Receives quote and proposal approvals
  • Organizes, filing information and documentation for continuous accessibility

 

Requirements

  • High School Diploma, some higher-level education in engineering/drafting or equivalent experience
  • Estimating software experience is required
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and methodical problem-solving skills
  • Understand and interpret construction bid documents/drawings
  • Effectively communicate and work well with co-workers, potential/existing customers, and suppliers
  • Demonstrable knowledge of commercial construction trades and proven experience in estimating disciplines
  • Strong reading, writing, and personal communication, and organizational skills required
  • Ability to read, write, and understand contract language, contract drawings, and contract specifications
  • Fully versed in means and methods for downloading and uploading bid documents from electronic sources
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