Estimator - Headquarters
Job Details
Headquarters - Long Beach, CA

Assist in estimating small to large-scale projects that will contribute to the company’s growth and profitability while maintaining strong relationships with both internal and external customers while researching future bids and customers.

Essential Duties

  • Performs quantity take-offs, as requested
  • Assists in the pricing and bidding of construction projects
  • Partner with Account Manager to gather necessary information to bid or quote
  • Communicates with customer or agencies to clarify scope of work, materials, and schedule requirements, and documents these clarifications
  • Assist in the internal estimate review process
  • In conjunction with Inside Sales, gather data for low bidder and cost review
  • Work closely with Inside Sales to satisfy customer requests
  • Aids field operations with change order pricing if needed
  • Coordinates information and documents to subcontractors/vendors/agencies/customer
  • Builds relationships with customers to obtain a competitive advantage for TMI
  • Builds and maintains relationships with internal TMI clients
  • Review due date feasibility and/or discuss a date of completion with the client
  • Review bid documents and prepare appropriate qualifications
  • Evaluate accuracy of product quotes
  • Develop product knowledge and ability to compare TC products from different manufacturers
  • Prepare reports: Weekly and Monthly or as required
  • Organize project files once they have been submitted to the customer
  • Present closed projects to the project management team and transition all relevant paper work and information to the project manager, as directed by Lead Estimator
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Performance Expectations

  • Capture Ratio to new customers
  • Capture Ratio to account manager submittals
  • Profitability of projects to estimate
  • Number of projects submitted monthly to average project size
  • Number of RFQ’s to Estimates

Required Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of construction documentation and pricing; able to read plans and specifications and translating them into estimates
  • Working knowledge of MS Office

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work well with others as a team to maintain a positive work environment
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization abilities
  • Analytical and financial skills
  • Excellent time management and coordinating skills
  • Excellent communication skills and writing skills
  • Great customer service skills and follow through

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma / Graduate
  • Preferred candidate will have:
    • Minimum 1 years of related experience in construction industry
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferred
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