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Estimator I Outside Sales

Company: Builders Firstsource, Inc.
Location: Grand Prairie
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position: Estimator

Location: Grand Prairie, TX

JOB SUMMARY

Analyzes blueprints and other documentation to develop a materials list and cost estimate, which give a reasonably accurate account of material costs to the sales department and customers.These estimates are used by sales for bidding purposes; to confirm construction and labor costs on contract jobs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Computes cost factors and prepares estimates used for management purposes such as preparing bids, selecting vendors or subcontractors, and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.May help advise contractors on engineering issues such as how to reduce construction costs on the project.
  • Job Write
  • Submittals Sales leads

Competencies

  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Language skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as blueprints and computer manuals.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Organizational

Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes tasks correctly and on time; Able to meet deadlines

  • Mathematical

Skills -Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as linear and square feet, proportions, pe3rcentages, area, circumference, and volume.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Reasoning

Ability - Ability to solve practical problems and to deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Computer

Skills - One to two years related Windows, Excel and Word.

  • Physical

Demands - The employee is regularly required to talk or hear, frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, required to stand and walk, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Education level:

GED or high school, must have two years (2) prior experience in the building construction industry.

Interested applicants should complete a job

application on the Careers section of the Builders FirstSource website at www.bldr.com/careers and by selecting the job you are applying for.

Phone: 817-385-5600

Keywords: Builders Firstsource, Inc., Grand Prairie , Estimator I Outside Sales, Other , Grand Prairie, Texas

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