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Specialty Finishes Estimator in Newark, DE at RealStreet

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Newark, DE
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    2 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    4/9/2018

Job Description

Job Description

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects.  As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have a great assignment for a Specialty Finishes Estimator with one of our top clients.  As a Specialty Finishes Estimator, you will be supporting our client, a well-established carpentry, wall finishing and painting contractor based in Newark, Delaware. 

Job Responsibilities

The Specialty Finishes Estimator will be responsible for submitting timely and competitive estimates in addition to proactively seeking business growth, development and diversity opportunities, and shall: 

  • Respond to bid invitations from existing and potential clients
  • Review bid criteria to include plans, specifications and ITBs
  • Review and price all RFI’s
  • Attend all bid presentations and pre-construction or scope review meetings
  • Assist PM/Superintendent in pricing of Change Order work
  • Obtain and negotiate price quotes from vendors and subcontractors to produce bid estimates
  • Actively follow-up with clients to determine status of bid estimates, and where appropriate, obtain feedback on why bid may or may not be awarded
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with vendors and clients


Job Requirements



Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for Specialty Finishes Estimator role include:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; High School diploma required at minimum
  • 2-5 years commercial carpentry or wall finishing estimating experience; additional experience in floor coatings, fireproofing and like specialties a plus
  • Computer literate with knowledge of MS Office Suite products and On-Screen Takeoff programs required
  • Additional knowledge of PlanGrid and Bluebeam software helpful
  • Able to read and understand construction documents to perform accurate quantity takeoffs
  • Must be professional, organized and detail-oriented; strong communication skills required

Benefits

  • Our client offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:
  • Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • Paid time off

Build a better construction career with RealStreet!  Contact us today!

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