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Trade Estimator

Position:                  Trade Estimator

Location:                      Sanford, MI

FLSA Status:              Non-Exempt

Reports to:                   Executive VP

National Industrial Shop Coatings, LLC with facilities in Michigan, provides the highest quality and responsiveness for shop applied industrial coatings.  Hiring exceptional employees is a key strategy to our continuing success.

Position Summary:

This position performs trade estimating for shop based fabrication/coatings and field construction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Quantities based estimating
    • Analyze 3D models, drawings, specifications, vendor proposals and other documentation to support proposals to customers.
    • Perform takeoffs for civil, concrete, electrical and mechanical field trades.
    • Perform takeoffs for piping / steel fabrication and shop coatings
  • Vendor interface
    • Coordinate request for quotes to vendors for goods and services by preparing RFQ documents, administering web portal vendor interface
    • Evaluate 3rd party RFQ responses by reviewing schedule, price, clarifications and exceptions.
  • Project Budgets
    • Incorporate internal labor, subcontractors, suppliers, rentals, and other cost information into project budget format.
    • Lead Project Budget reviews with key stakeholders.
  • Proposal Support
    • Support lead proposal for needed breakouts and supplementary information required for proposal submission to customer.
  • Job Setup / Buyout
    • Upon contract award, work with Project Controller and Project Manager to set job properly in Foundation, including project budget
    • Assist Project Manager with buyout of goods and services, following proper procedures for obtaining subcontracts, certificates of insurance and submittals.

 Qualifications:

  • Industrial field construction or shop coatings experience required (2 years or more preferred)
  • Construction Management or Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Degree is a plus
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Products.

Working Conditions:

  • Office environment – extensive sitting at desk and computer; some standing, bending at the waist, stooping, and reaching required; ability to lift 50 pounds occasionally.
  • Jobsite environment – Physical ability to walk, stand, crawl, bend and climb – jobsites require accessing areas by ladders, stairs and lifts. Exposure to high noise levels may occur.
  • Must have valid drivers license
  • Travel required, up to 25% of time

Job Categories

Estimator

Job Type

Full Time

Location

Sanford, MI

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