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Construction Estimator

Location

Byron Center, MI

Job Type

Full time

Required Travel

1-25%

Primary Responsibilities

  • Read and interpret architectural, structural and civil engineering drawings to calculate standard and metric quantities to quote jobs
  • Complete layout drawings of the areas in which foam products
  • Manage projects and relationships with customers in conjunction with sales, customer service, scheduling, and production
  • Collaborate with sales on new product development, technical information, and projects to support customer requests for projects
  • Make recommendations for more efficient operations within the engineering department
  • Increase profits through material and labor savings, new product development and innovation
  • Gathers appropriate data/information to produce a quote
  • Assist sales staff and customers by providing technical information and guidance regarding design issues
  • Assist and support sales personnel with pricing, quoting, customer follow up, and customer visits 

Experience

  • One (1) to three (3) years’ experience reading and interpreting architectural/civil drawings, and preparing quotes in a construction or manufacturing environment
  • Experience using CAD or other related software to create drawings
  • Experience in an office setting, working with internal and external customers

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to use CAD effectively, and other Microsoft office programs including excel, word, and powerpoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external customers/co-workers
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team or independently with an extreme focus on accuracy and details
  • General knowledge of the construction market

Education, Licenses & Certification

  • Two (2) or four (4) year degree in engineering, construction, architecture, or related field OR equivalent work experience
  • Valid driver's license

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