Estimator - Glass Industry
TalentPath Group
 Los Angeles, CA

POSITION: Estimator - Glass Industry

LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

OVERVIEW:

Company is seeking experienced Sales Estimators to prepare bid proposals for private and public projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Bids on projects (all stages)
  • Determines Union requirements
  • Determines bid schedules
  • Reviews job specs
  • Visits job sites
  • Attends pre-construction meetings, reviews contracts, maintains bid process schedule, and communicates bid status
  • Chooses best options for systems/materials, soliciting and reviewing vendor and subcontractor quotes
  • Performs labor reviews
  • Maintains bid spreadsheets

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 2 years of glazing industry experience with various sized projects at $10,000,000 and up
  • High school diploma and some college (certification or Associate's degree) in Construction or Architectural Technology coursework
  • Knowledge of glass industry materials, machines, tools, and equipment
  • Ability to read blueprints as well as architectural and structural drawings
  • Ability to do accurate take-offs with familiarity with on-screen take-offs
  • Familiarity with GDS Storefront software
  • Working knowledge of Windows Operating System, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Microsoft Project
  • Understanding of manufacturers’ installation instructions
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong conflict-resolution skills
  • Listening and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Energetic and fits well into Company culture

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and full benefits.