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Associated Personnel Services, Inc.
13231 Champion Forest Drive, Suite 100
Houston, TX 77069
Phone: (281) 440-4333
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Ornamental Steel Construction Estimator

Location: Houston, TX
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $75,000.00 - $80,000.00
Date: 1/10/2019
Job ID: 02649849
Job Description
Our client in Northwest Houston is hiring a thorough Steel Construction Estimator to calculate possible costs and gains of construction projects. This individual will collect and analyze data according to a series of useful variables.  The ideal candidate will be very comfortable with numbers and analytical.  Must have great attention to detail and excellent communication skills.  The goal is to provide the company with accurate information that will help in operations and strategic planning.  Full time, Monday-Friday 8-5. Benefits are offered once you become an employee for this client.  Annual salary shall range between $75K to $80K again depending on experience.

  • Proven experience as construction estimator with Ornamental Steel 
  • Basic understanding of accounting and project management concepts
  • Deep understanding of research methodology, data analysis and estimation metrics
  • Comfortable with numbers and technology
  • Excellent knowledge of software like FabSuite, Timberline or HCSS HeavyBid
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and negotiation abilities
  • Well-organized and reliable
  • BSC/BA in engineering, construction science or relevant field will be a plus (or equivalent experience)
  • Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) or other qualification will be a plus 
  • Acquire understanding of the requirements of the project/program at hand
  • Select metrics to produce valid estimates
  • Visit sites, warehouses and other venues to gather essential information
  • Review documents or consult experts to collect all necessary data
  • Analyze data and produce forecasts
  • Perform risk analysis
  • Prepare detailed reports or bids for submission to appropriate parties
  • Select advantageous deals by evaluating offers and quotes
  • Foster relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, architects etc.)
  • Must have knowledge in using estimating software (MUST)
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You must be able to provide great past work references and also have a clear criminal background as well as a clear drug screen

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