Location: Grand Prairie, TX
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
Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes tasks
correctly and on time; Able to meet deadlines
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
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
Skills - One to two years related Windows, Excel and Word.
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
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