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Building Materials Estimator
Comstock Park, MI
A Carter Lumber Estimator performs material take-offs on residential and light commercial buildings. Requires accurate knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the building construction industry. A strong belief in the mission and goals of the company and customer service are necessary to this position
Requirements to be Considered for the Position:
Understanding of home, pole building, garage, barn and deck components
Ability to read blueprints
3-4 years experience in residential and light commercial construction or 2 years in estimating
Building material sales experience
Working knowledge of Professional Estimating Software
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
Responsibilities of the Position:
Performs material take-offs for residential and commercial designs from a variety of blueprints in a timely manner.
Reviews construction documents and understands material to bid.
Reviews and fixes potential inaccuracies in material lists.
Works directly with the outside sales representatives regarding all aspects of blueprints.
Follows up with the status of take-offs and assists outside sales representatives in the selling of projects.