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Estimator - Construction Services

APR Staffing Portland ,OR
  • Expired: 24 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 Title: Service Estimator (commercial building construction)
Job # 9292020
Term: Direct / Permanent hire
Location: Portland, OR base with local travel

Our client is looking for a talented Service Estimator, who is responsible for compiling estimates of how much it will cost to provide a client or potential client with commercial building products or services. The Service Estimator will do this by working out how much a project is likely to cost and create budgets accordingly. Analyze and estimate labor, material, time, and customer requirements, manage all vendor bid pricings, attend bid meetings, and walk throughs. Working closely with sales and fabrication teams and other peers daily.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Evaluates the project and determine the scope of the bid with the Glass Division General Manager.
  • Reviews all architectural drawings, specifications, and addenda for the project.
  • Reviews all proposal drawings, structural calculations, and other information for compliance with the bidding documents.
  • Evaluates the project construction schedule for visual mock-ups, performance testing, material delivery and field installation and advise the Manager.
  • Prepares a complete quantity survey for all materials to be included in the scope of the bid.
  • Prepares material summaries and sketches as required for the solicitation of quotations as required for the preparation of the cost estimate.
  • Estimates all field and shop labor hours required for the scope of the works.
  • Obtains labor rates, tax rates, transportation expenses, duty rates and any other cost information as required for the preparation of the cost estimate.
  • Solicits for subcontractor quotations as necessary to complete the scope of work. Update subcontractors with plans, specifications, and addenda.
  • Reviews vendor quotations for accuracy, completeness, and conformity with the specifications.
  • Updates vendors when addendums are issued and handle questions and clarifications from vendors.
  • Prepares a complete and accurate cost estimate for the project.
  • Prepares sales prices, formal proposals, unit prices, and other breakdowns as required by the bid forms.
  • Prepares a complete list of inclusions, clarifications, and exclusions to be submitted with the bid.
  • Utilizes Client’s computerized estimating spreadsheets and proposal forms in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Assists in the preparation of the Client’s Bid Package for submittal to the customer.

Required skills and experience

·         College education and/or related business experience preferred.

·         1 – 2 years’ work experience in Sales and Estimating preferably in the commercial / retail Construction field.

·         Microsoft Office skills as well as experience in Bluebeam Revu and AutoCAD.

·         Strong communication skills - telephone and interpersonal skills required.

·         Demonstrated ability to deal with customers.

·         Organizational skills, follow-up, and efficiency skills required.

·         Ability to work with a variety of personalities, remaining flexible and solution oriented.

·         Prefer knowledge of PartnerPak estimating software for Kawneer.

·         Knowledge of Kawneer/storefront products including training in basics of storefront framing and entrances.

Company Description
APR Staffing was born from the merging of two well-respected staffing firms in Portland. ieSolutions, founded in 2002, has a long history as one of the largest locally owned technical staffing companies. Professional Resource Group, aka Data Resource Group, founded in 2009, also earned wide-spread acclaim for being a fast-growing and highly motivated professional staffing agency. Both companies have been recent award winners for the Portland Business Journal's Fastest Growing Private Companies. The two firms, now as APR Staffing, make for one of the fastest growing and most respected professional staffing companies in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients through out the Pacific Northwest.

APR Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

APR Staffing

Why Work Here?

Connecting Talent with Opportunity

APR Staffing was born from the merging of two well-respected staffing firms in Portland. ieSolutions, founded in 2002, has a long history as one of the largest locally owned technical staffing companies. Professional Resource Group, aka Data Resource Group, founded in 2009, also earned wide-spread acclaim for being a fast-growing and highly motivated professional staffing agency. Both companies have been recent award winners for the Portland Business Journal's Fastest Growing Private Companies. The two firms, now as APR Staffing, make for one of the fastest growing and most respected professional staffing companies in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Collaborating with our customers, we augment their workforce with technical and administrative talent. We provide information technology, engineering, operation, technician, analyst, project management and administrative talent to our clients through out the Pacific Northwest. APR Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Portland, OR
97221 USA

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