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Estimator, Specialty Concrete

Company: Ace/Avant Concrete Construction Co.
Location: High Point
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Job Description:

Ace/Avant Specialty DivisionAce Avant's Specialty Division provides a number of services including Concrete Polishing, Joint Filling and Repair, Floor Surface Preparation, Resinous Flooring, Concrete Repair, Retrofit, and Upfit Concrete Construction, Ground-up Concrete Construction, and Concrete Cutting.Summary/Objective Projects and controls construction costs by collecting and studying information; controlling construction costs. Estimators are responsible for evaluating bid specifications and drawings, ensuring that we know everything required to successfully bid and win the project. Estimators must aggressively follow up with subcontractors to ensure that bids are received. Estimators also work with the Project Management teams to follow up on bids and budgets to close the business.Essential FunctionsDevelop new relationships with customers as well as follow up with existing customers to ensure needs are being met.Arrange meetings with potential/existing clients to showcase the many different scopes of work our division can offer.Analyze and field measure potential projects.Maintain quality service by following organizational standards.Receive invitations to bid, look over drawings and discuss if the project is worth pursuing.Download and print drawings, perform quantity takeoffs.Prepare estimates, type up proposals and send to clients. Obtain bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials, identifying qualified subcontractors, negotiating prices.Maintain cost keys and price masters by updating information.Resolve cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.Negotiate project estimates with customers if needed.Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.Explore documentation in order to gain a deep understanding of the project requirementsSelect, measure, and track important metrics Visit sites, warehouses, and other venues necessary to do the estimatePerform complex analysis of collected data and metricsPrepare relevant and reliable forecastsConduct complex risk analysis activitiesCreate and present reports to upper managementAnalyze and evaluate offersKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities RequiredPreferably candidate would have 3 years of experience in the concrete-related industry.Must be able to talk with customers to discuss solutions, repair options, and application methods. Must be able to analyze information and develop budgets.Must be able to communicate, work with a team of people and develop vendor relationships. Estimating, critical thinking, decision making, reporting skills, documentation skills, time management skills, multitasking, problem-solving, and attention to detail.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Must know Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook.Must know how to perform quantity takeoffs.Must be self-motivated & punctual.Must be able to manage multiple tasks and have excellent follow-up skills both internally and externally.Supervisory Responsibility Influences others work.Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently juggling many different project leads, contacts, and estimates at once. The employee must be able to time manage, communicate and prioritize projects in a way where customers remain happy. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Travel Some travel is expected for this position.

Keywords: Ace/Avant Concrete Construction Co., High Point , Estimator, Specialty Concrete, Professions , High Point, North Carolina

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