Estimator

Job Expectations

Lorne G. Seifert, LLC, is seeking a motivated Estimator for our growing concrete business based in the Dillsburg office. Complete price quotes and submit bids to customers on projects which fit the company’s work profile. Assures all quotes are within an acceptable profit margin to the company and in line with the normal industry prices.

We offer competitive wages based upon experience. Our benefit package includes Medical/Dental/Vision, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K Plan with Company Match and paid PTO and Holidays.

Essential Job Functions

Work in conjunction with General Manager choosing projects to bid and preparing bid schedule.
Obtain plans and specs for projects chosen for bid, including addenda and updates.
Compiles quotations for projects available to bid on an ongoing basis.
Contacts vendors for pricing on materials and services necessary to compile an estimate.
Assures all projects are bid within the specifications requested by the contractor.
Prepare scope of work for projects bid.
Assures proposals and all necessary paperwork is submitted on a timely basis for projects to be bid.
Review estimates with General Manager and Project Managers.
Compare contract scope of work and plans for projects awarded to the proposal and bid plans.
Works closely with the Project Manager, as necessary, on projects awarded to assure that all information is communicated as accurately as possible, and that project is completed per scope of work.
Prepare change order pricing for projects in progress.
Communicate with field personnel as necessary regarding project scope, changes, or purchasing.
Assist in obtaining submittal information, purchase materials, and preparing billings if necessary.
Maintain updated list of projects bid information for use in follow up on bids.
Maintains a highly professional relationship with all customers, assuring a good company image is projected at all times.

Requirements

Excel, Word, Outlook Proficient
Ability to read and understand detailed blueprints
Strong communication skills, written and verbal
Extreme attention to detail
Experience with tight deadlines
Minimum of 5 years of estimating or related experience, preferably in the concrete industry

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