A bit about us:
Summary of Position: Under the general direction of the company President, Estimators prepare
estimates for commercial roofing work. It is the responsibility of the Estimator to synthesize estimates
into the appropriate format for each bid. It is essential that Estimators understand and follow all safety
policies of the company as well as ...., by ensuring that they understand the logistics
and how the policies will affect each individual job they bid.
Why join us?
Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
Independently search for appropriate projects to bid;
Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor
estimates for commercial roofing projects;
Communicate with engineers, architects, owners, contractors, and subcontractors on changes
and adjustments to cost estimates; ensure change orders are received prior to work being done.
Attend pre-bid meetings, perform quantity measurements and takeoffs, coring of existing roofing
assemblies as necessary to provide a quality estimate;
Attend project meetings as required at jobsites;
Submit bids and budgets by bid deadlines without exception;
Solicit and maintain communication with vendors (and on occasion subcontractors);
Review bid requirements thoroughly and ask necessary follow-up questions;
Have or obtain a thorough understanding of the scope for each specific job that is bid and if the
project is won, communicate this understanding to operations personnel;
Coordinate with other company associates during closeout to ensure all necessary documents
are compiled and sent;
Visit jobsite and track progress on a regular basis;
Order bonds and COI when job is won and submit to GC/owner in accordance with contract;
Ensure all billing documents and requirements are provided to the appropriate person to ensure
customer billing expectations and dates are met;
Monitor job cost schedules routinely to identify and explain any overages;
Assist in planning the potential layout and job setup and try to predict any problems that may be
encountered to ensure they are accounted for in the estimate.
Reports to: Company President
Education, Knowledge, and Skills:
Estimators must possess a valid driver’s license.
High School Diploma or GED required, Associates Degree preferred.
Previous construction estimating experience required, preferably commercial roofing.
Thorough understanding of commercial roofing system design and installation, code
compliance, and manufacturers requirements for warranty.
Must have the ability to accurately follow instructions given by their supervisors as well as follow
written instructions and specifications.
Excellent communication skills and negotiation skills are imperative in this position.
Estimators must have the ability to safely ascend and descend ladders, scaffolds, and/or stairs
on an occasional basis.
The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
A motor vehicle report will be run annually.