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Estimator

Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Posted: 09/27/2023 Job Types: Permanent Industry: Estimator Job Number: 100809 Pay Rate: $100k - $150k Annually

Job Description

Selective Staffing Solutions has teamed with a growing sitework company who is looking for self-driven employees to join their family owned business. They have grown from a small lawn mowing service to a midsized sitework contractor working on projects up to $25M and various levels of complexity. They are looking for self-motivated team player who is looking for a challenging yet rewarding position.
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401K with employer match and profit sharing
  • Performance based bonuses

Responsibilities:
  • Seek out private and public projects
  • Maintain positive relations with clients, subcontractors, and vendors
  • Travel to job sites to inspect existing conditions and challenges
  • Deciphering and analyzing bid specifications and drawings in order to prepare detailed and accurate estimates for projects
  • Communicate effectively with other members of the team and works as part of the team
  • Perform quantity takeoffs utilizing takeoff softwares
  • Request for prices and negotiate pricing with vendors/subs
  • Establish crew sizes, equipment usage and production rates for tasks
  • Run through the estimate with estimate team
  • Prepare the final estimate
  • Deliver accurate and timely estimates/bid proposals to clients
  • Prepare bid books
  • Make sure bid book and related paper work are filled out correctly
  • Post bid review
  • Make sure estimate is complete to hand off
  • Schedule and run hand off meetings for awarded work

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Engineering degree or an equivalent amount of experience in the construction/estimating field.
  • Preferred at least 2 years working for a site work construction company
  • Proficiency in earthwork, utilities, concrete, and asphalt
  • Experience with estimating and takeoff softwares
  • General knowledge of various types of construction equipment
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and specifications.
  • Must possess strong verbal, interpersonal, problem-solving skills and think in a 3-dimension mindset
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Willing to learn and/or teach others

Software:
  • Plan Swift
  • Blue Beam
  • InSite
  • B2W Estimate
  • B2W Track
  • Procore
  • Computer Ease

Meet Your Recruiter

Stefanie Buckland
Sr. Executive Recruiter

Stefanie began with Selective Staffing Solutions in 2005 as a temporary Receptionist. Now as the Senior Recruiter, Stefanie possesses a breadth of knowledge in all aspects of staffing. Growing with the company has allowed her to hone her understanding of multiple industries and build a strong relationship with Selective Staffing’s clients. Stefanie is truly a vessel of knowledge and has been a mentor over the years to incoming recruiters. With her guidance and insight, Selective Staffing has been able to remain one of the top agencies in WNY!

“Due to the fact that I have been in their position, I can personally relate to candidates starting on a temporary basis. I always tell my candidates to “keep an open mind when searching for work; you never know what doors will open with hard-work and dedication!” I’ve found a home with Selective Staffing and I truly find it gratifying when I can match a person with a company that they can both grow professionally and consider a second home. In addition to building a relationship with my applicants, I enjoy working with my incredibly talented and fun-loving co-workers every day!”

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