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Estimator

Since 1958, Valley Joist has been providing quality steel joists and decking. With each project came a commitment to on-time delivery. Our responsive turn-around times are a result of the genuine pride we take in service. Our in-house manufacturing capability guarantees quality and timely delivery. Customers come back to Valley Joist because of a level of commitment that begins with the people we employ.
We are seeking an onsite or offsite Estimator for the Fort Payne, Alabama location. This position is a direct report to the Sales Manager of the division and does have the opportunity to work remotely, however onsite would be preferred.
Job Responsibilities include:
Prepare joist and deck take offs based on the contract drawings in accordance with Valley Joist's manufacturing and detailing processes
Work closely with the sales department to best utilize time bidding projects that will best increase sales volume.
Manage work load to meet time sensitive bid dates on all projects.
Coordinate and relay information to the detailing department to facilitate faster drawing times.
Skills
Required Skills:
Minimum 3 years' experience in interpreting commercial construction building plans, emphasis on steel construction
3+ years of commercial Estimating experience
Strong analytical, mathematical, verbal & written communication skills
Multitasking abilites
Problem-solving skills
Computer proficiency: windows, word, excel, internet, e-mail & design software a plus
AutoCAD Experience a plus
General construction knowledge
Construction field experience a plus
Engineering background a plus
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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