Strutrual Steel Estimator

Trinchese Iron Works & Construction Inc - Brooklyn, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $63,000 - $87,000 a year

The Estimator for our steel business is a key position. This position reviews drawings from large projects to prepare time, materials, and labor estimates. Interaction with contractors, owners, engineers, and architects are key to this position. Skills needed are: critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, analytical thinking, attention to detail, and complex problem solving.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Prepare pricing estimates for new structural steel projects; add-on work and change orders on existing projects
  • Read, understand and incorporate bid instructions and detailed specifications into each estimate
  • Reads and understands industrial and commercial contract drawings
  • Prepare an accurate “take off” of materials included in the jobs; estimating all necessary labor, materials equipment and delivery costs to prepare thorough estimates
  • Structures written quotes in a systematic way as required by bid documents
  • Experience in estimating steel erection projects of varying complexity from start to finish
  • Ability to develop estimates from drawings, blueprints, shop drawings and other construction documents used in the design of steel and fabrication applications
  • Ability to communicate professionally using both verbal and written communications to Project Management, Purchasing, Drafting and Design, along with all of the other units included as part of the Project Team
  • Must be proficient in reading and understanding industrial and commercial contract drawings
  • Demonstrated ability to excel under pressure to meet budget and project deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Must be a self-starter and a team player with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision

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Job Type: Full-time


  • Estimating: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)