Junior Estimator

Atascadero Glass, Inc - San Luis Obispo, CA

Full-time | Part-time | Internship

POSITION: Junior Estimator

REPORTS TO: Estimating Manager DIRECT REPORTS: N/A

EXEMPT/ NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt FULL TIME/ PART TIME: Full Time

About Atascadero Glass Inc:

Atascadero Glass, Inc. is searching for a Junior Estimator to join our growing company on the Central California Coast. Atascadero Glass, Inc. strives for a culture of working hard while enjoying, living, and playing in California’s beautiful Central Coast. Consistently ranked as a top place to live in the United States, we are located just 20 miles from Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, and Morro Bay. The area provides abundant opportunities for mountain biking, hiking, surfing and wine tasting as well as trips to the beach, tours of microbreweries, and enjoyment of exciting culinary opportunities.

As the largest glazing contractor in Central California, Atascadero Glass is involved in large commercial projects including hospitals, schools, colleges, military and other government buildings, wineries, auto dealerships and high end commercially oriented residences.

At Atascadero Glass, Inc. we value our employees’ quality of live by providing an opportunity for personal growth and a balance between personal and professional life. It is the perfect combination of small town living while working for a large contractor with a presence throughout Central California.

SUMMARY:

As the Junior Estimator you will learn how to read construction plans, bid projects, and negotiate with clients and suppliers to provide complete and accurate cost estimates. This position requires strong attention to detail and an aptitude for working with numbers. Additionally, strong interpersonal skills are required to interact and negotiate with vendors and customers. In this role you will get extensive training and have an opportunity to grow your career in a rapidly expanding company. For applicants who may be currently attending a local community college or 4 year university and are graduating soon, we offer the option of flexible scheduling while school is in session, with a transition to a full-time position upon graduation.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review detailed project plans and specifications and provide detailed bid take-offs.
  • Generate pre-bid RFI’s and review and incorporate pre-bid addendums
  • Compose detailed scope letters and bid proposals.
  • Develop strong working relationships with customers and follow-up on outstanding bids to close sales.
  • Contribute to monthly team sales targets
  • Coordinate requested changes with customers and/or Project Managers.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Estimating Manager

MEASUREMENT AND PERFORMANCE:

The primary goal for this position is to have a thorough understanding of projects being bid and to provide complete and accurate cost estimates.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrate understanding of basic construction concepts.
  • Must have strong attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Ability to learn new systems, including various computer systems for on-screen take-off and estimating.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER:

Atascadero Glass Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship

Experience:

  • estimating: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • San Luis Obispo, CA (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)