Construction Estimator I in Hamilton at Harris Rebar

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

PURPOSE: Prepare estimates of quantities of fabricated reinforcing bars, mesh, accessories and related products required for projects on which Harris Rebar seeks to offer a bid so that contractor customers can receive timely proposals.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Demonstrate conduct consistent with Harris Rebar’s vision and values.
  2. Prepare timely estimates of the quantities of fabricated reinforcing bars, mesh, accessories and related products required for bidding projects.
  3. Communicate effectively and professionally with customers and branch teammates regarding all aspects of the estimating and bidding process.
  4. Maintain an ongoing bid calendar, including tracking for addenda and updates, to ensure accurate estimating and to keep branch management aware of bid schedules and upcoming work.
  5. Assist in the quoting of prices for Harris Rebar materials so that assigned customer accounts are certain to receive bids on work they are pursuing.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Three years of experience as a reinforcing bar or structural steel detailer or equivalent construction/field estimating experience
  • Knowledge of concrete structures, CRSI/ACI standards
  • Ability to track plan revisions/bid updates against previous work
  • Must have good communication and computer skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to review bid plans to assist in the assessment of the project, project scope, and bidding strategy
  • Must be able to meet critical deadlines and handle changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION

  • Two year technical or vocational degree in drafting or construction-related field

SPECIAL DEMANDS

  • Must be able to work overtime when required.
  • Some travel may be required.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Typical office activities
  • Walking, sitting, standing, bending
  • Using hands to operate objects, tools, computers and other electronic equipment
  • Lifting/handling computers and related equipment
  • Vision abilities including close vision and adjusting focus
  • Moderate noise level.

Harris Rebar is an Equal Opportunity Employer