Estimator

East Longmeadow, MA

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Description

Looking for an exciting opportunity to work for a graphics company as an Estimator/ Bid Specialist? A regional leader in this field is looking for an Estimator to join their team!

1st shift: 9am-5pm

Pay: 35k-45k per year

Estimator Responsibilities:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of all projects / programs
  • Obtain and review quotes from subcontractors / vendors and, working with internal teammates, determine key project variables and associated costs
  • Conduct research to obtain data on labor costs, materials, machine time, fabrication, production times, etc.
  • Use industry-specific software for data analysis, scheduling, budgeting, and quote production
  • Create and submit bids to appropriate entities (project managers, clients, bidding competitions etc.)
  • Build upon existing vendor relationships and develop new ones (distributors, subcontractors, suppliers, etc.)
  • Manage bid pricing from all vendors; Prepare cost analysis; Determine best vendor for specific projects · Produce post-project reports comparing estimated costs and labor requirements to actual costs
  • Work on and complete special assignments as requested by senior management and Sales teams

Estimator Requirements

  • Ability to read architectural plans and develop cost estimates
  • Excellent math and IT abilities with an analytical / problem-solving mindset
  • Proficiency with Excel and MS Word
  • Familiarity with financial and project management principles
  • Strong communication and ability to negotiate with vendors when necessary
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and reliable

This is a Direct Hire position!

Members of the Military and Veterans are encouraged to apply!

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