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Commercial Estimator in Charlotte at 84 Lumber

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Estimator position is responsible for residential and commercial takeoffs for both installed and material projects.
This incumbent reviews plans and specifications relative to the schedule and scope of work, and works closely with
salespeople to coordinate construction projects and paperwork. 


  • Obtain and review construction documents. 
  • Provide high quality material take-off estimates for commercial construction projects, assess difficulty of work and identify costs associated with given project. 
  • Review finalized estimates for compliance with project documents and specifications.
  • Maintain an up-to-date computer aided estimating system. 
  • Communicate with estimating manager, salesperson, other departments and construction professionals in order to best ensure profitable outcome.
  • Other technical support as needed.

Skills Required


Experience Required


Education Required


Qualifications Required

  • Associate's Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or 6 months to 1 year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to use architectural technology to read blueprints and perform material takeoffs.
  • Computer skills: On-Screen takeoff software, Microsoft Office Suite,Intermediate Excel skills.
  • Intermediate knowledge of building codes, UL assembly, wood framing process preferred.
  • Experience using Square Takeoff preferred.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations; write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals; effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


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