Take-Off Estimator

Location: Mendota Heights, MN

 

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Position Overview:

Responsible for providing quantity take-offs, communicate with vendors to obtain pricing, assemble bids and send pricing out to general contractors, answer inbound calls and follow-up on bid results. Support our sales team by reviewing and familiarizing self with the job details. Provide excellent customer service and align all practices with organization objectives. Develop and maintain strong working relationships with clients and contractors to solidify bid awards.

 

Principal Duties &Responsibilities:

Assist with managing bid calendar, preparing bid documents and completing pre-bid tasks

Review new bid opportunity emails

Use a system called Pro-Tech to organize bids and obtain pricing

Communicate with vendors to obtain pricing, outside of Pro-Tech

Analyze and evaluate specifications, drawings, blueprints and other information to accurately prepare material and labor estimates

Research project scope and find other resources to clarify projects to find substitutions, catch mistakes, and clarify project

Assemble bid and send pricing out to general contractors

Prioritizes and juggles multiple projects and hard deadlines at the same time

Download and print construction plans and specifications

Update files as new construction documents are issued throughout the bid process

Answer inbound calls and communicate with contractors/architects on the specifics of each job

Provide excellent customer service and align all practices with organization objectives

Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending industry related or manufacturer, vendor, distributor supported educational events (training events, presentations, workshops, etc.)

Other duties and responsibilities as needed and directed 

 

Requirements:

2 or 4 year degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Project Management, Accounting, Mathematics, or related field experience preferred but not required

1 year of office related experience

Technical experience in construction, bidding, estimating, is preferred but not required

Perform basic math functions with accuracy and consistency (add, subtract, multiply, divide, percent, decimals, fractions)

Have excellent computer skills with proficiency in Excel, Word, and Outlook and operate basic office equipment (printer, copier, phone, calculator)

Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to work well under pressure, deadlines, and rapidly changing priorities

Positive attitude and willingness to learn and contribute

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

Benefits:

Kendell offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, and 401k.

Kendell Doors & Hardware, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

 

TO APPLY - EMAIL RESUMES TO HR@KENDELLDRS.COM BY CLICKING HERE