Estimator – Signage and Construction

Location: Dallas, Texas
Date Posted: 08-08-2018

Position Title         Estimator – Signage and Construction #5025
Relocation              No
Location                 Dallas TX, Denver CO, Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas NV, Juarez MX, Tiajana MX, Minneapolis MN, Green Bay WI, Philadelphia PA, Richmond VA, or Tampa FL (can be based in any of these locations).

An Estimator develops an accurate & cost effective Bill of Materials for Custom Sign Manufacturing Projects as well as National Programs.
Prepares Competitive, Accurate, & Thorough Estimates & Bill of Materials. These are Used for Sales, Planning & Scheduling of Projects
Analyzes Request for Proposals, Blueprints, Specifications, & Other Documents
Identifies Fabrication Methods, Labor, Material, & Time Requirements
Consults with Sales & Other Departments to Discuss & Formulate Accurate Estimates
Compiles Details for Vendor Quote Requests
Analyzes Quotations for Accuracy
Prepares Comparisons for use in Selecting Vendors & Subcontractors
Determines Cost Effectiveness of In-House Resources vs. Vendor Purchases
Presents Hard Copy Estimates in Detail
Compares Actual Job Costing Data to Estimated
Resolves Discrepancies through Data Collection & Analysis
Qualifies Proposals with All Assumed & Supplementary Information
Communicates with Design & Sales Departments on Construction Methods & Solutions
Provides Technical & Product Expertise in Pre-Sale Meetings & Via Telephone
Maintains Up-to-Date Cost Database by Entering New Data & Frequently Backing Up Existing Data
Augments Knowledge via Technical & Industry Publication Review
An Associates Degree in a Field Related to Fabrication, Construction, Estimating, or Similar
2+ Years Experience in Fabrication Estimating in the signage industry
Demonstrated Strong Attention to Detail & Tenacious Follow Up
Is Able to Comprehend Blueprint/CAD Drawings & Understand Bill Of Materials
Must be Able to Break a Design Down into a Component List
Understands Production Steps & the Timing Associated with Each
Can Successfully Manage Multiple Projects
Is Adept at Managing Sources - Internal & External
Collaborates to Achieve Needed End Result
Can Boast of Better-than-average Computer Literacy & Electronic Filing Acumen
Has Some Experience with Project Management
Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:
1. Associate’s Degree in a field related to Fabrication, Construction, Estimating, or Similar.
2. 2+ years of experience in Fabrication Estimating in the signage industry.
3. Able to Comprehend Blueprint/CAD Drawings & Understand Bill Of Materials.
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