Specialties Direct Inc - Oakland, CA1.3


Specialties Direct, located in Oakland, CA is in need of an Estimator

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review and evaluate cost estimates.
  • Responsible for pricing, quoting, and assisting the Sales Department with its daily operation.
  • Analyze take offs for accuracy.
  • Prepare and type quotes.
  • Customer Service/Support
  • Prepare estimates and purchase orders in detail for all products.
  • Ensure timely completion of estimates.
  • Understand scope of work to bid.
  • Submit pricing requests to vendors.
  • Proficiency in data analyses, develop information based on the data and engage senior level executives with findings.


  • 5+ years’ experience in a dynamic and fast paced office environment.
  • Experience in the construction industry preferred.
  • Able to read architectural plans and develop cost estimates.
  • Impressive planning and organizational skills.
  • Efficient use of resources, systems, and tools to achieve objectives.
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Word and Excel.
  • Superb time management skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Impeccable problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Job Type: Full-time