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Construction Estimator Trainee
Houston-Starr Company Sterling, VA

Construction Estimator Trainee

Houston-Starr Company
Sterling, VA
Expired: February 02, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
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Job DescriptionJob Description

The Construction Estimator Trainee is responsible for preparing bids to submit to contractors to acquire commercial door orders for Houston-Starr Doors. These bids will be based on proposals, blueprints, specifications, and other related documents to purchase specialty hollow metal doors and hardware. The Estimator will also follow up with the contractors receiving the bids to monitor the status and other particulars of the bid(s). The Estimator is also expected to develop and maintain excellent customer relations with the full roster of contractors that purchase from HSC. This is an entry level position; training will be provided.

Prepare detailed bids to be submitted to contractors to obtain work for HSD. Requires gathering proposals, blueprints, specifications, and other key related documents and explore them to gain a deeper understanding of a project and its requirements to prepare a competitive bid from HSD.

· Bids should be prepared using products and materials outlined in the construction plans and specifications.

· Assess and prioritize all possible bid opportunities, ensuring all qualifying bids are submitted in a timely manner that meets the bidding requirement.

· Coordinate with client and other HSC departments any changes in scope or other issues and changes that may arise.

· Obtain bids from vendors by specifying materials and negotiating pricing and obtaining discounts. Requires gaining HSC product knowledge.

· Build and maintain long term relationships with key clients and vendors, architects, and engineers.

· Maintain technical and industry knowledge through classes, workshops, and industry publications.

· Periodically review completed bids with senior management for successful and unsuccessful bid elements.

· Make all decisions for the project applying the principles of HSC’s code of ethics.

Company DescriptionHouston-Starr Company is an evolving, 150+ year old company with a strong commitment to challenging and rewarding our employees and being the best place that they have ever worked while maintaining a high level of integrity, accountability and teamwork and supplying quality building materials quickly, with exceptional follow-up service.

Houston Starr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.Company DescriptionHouston-Starr Company is an evolving, 150+ year old company with a strong commitment to challenging and rewarding our employees and being the best place that they have ever worked while maintaining a high level of integrity, accountability and teamwork and supplying quality building materials quickly, with exceptional follow-up service.\r\n\r\nHouston Starr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Address

Houston-Starr Company

Sterling, VA
22170 USA

Industry

Construction

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