The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 24-Aug-2017 to 23-Oct-2017 (EST)
  • Cumberland, ME
  • Cumberland, ME, USA
  • Exempt Full Time

We are currently recruiting for an Estimator who will work in our Exactitude division in Cumerland, Maine.

Established in 1955, The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC ("C&B") is a privately-owned technical services business and specialty distributor. C&B is the nation's leading distributor of architectural hardware, doors, doorframes, and related building products for non-residential building applications throughout the United States.  C&B's operating units include Cook & Boardman, LLC; Precision Doors & Hardware, LLC; Architectural Building Supply, LLC; Martin Architectural Products; Hollow Metal Specialists; Hardware Consultants; Precision Millwork; Delta Door and Hardware; Pinnacle Door & Hardware and RDL Supply. Today, C&B operates from 23 locations across ten states and serves customers throughout the United States.

Summary

The Estimator interprets total opening requirements as set forth within contract documents i.e. plans, specifications, addenda, and other related information concerning an individual construction project. Uses computer technology and mathematical skills in the formation of the estimate.

Essential Functions

  • Works directly with Salesperson/Contractor including the hard bid processes
  • Reviews scope of work with General Contractor pre/post bid and hardware/HMF manufacturer combo packages determine most competitive position
  • Performs labor cost interpretation based on scope of work
  • Receives constructing plans, drawings and specifications and reviews for familiarization; checks for completeness; notes bid deadlines and any special requirements
  • Organizes approach to project by deciding how to separate portions of major projects, identification of typical opening or hardware sets, etc.; notes project construction schedules, if applicable
  • Interprets construction specifications; where necessary, discusses interpretations with C&B salesperson, customers or the architect
  • Reads building plans and identifies applicable portions with C&B involvement
  • Summarizes door opening and other applicable portions of plans by type
  • Reviews actual vs. estimated materials on completion of each project
  • Enters applicable information in to Comsense system and prices job based on computer cost files
  • Responsible for complete Door & Hardware take offs
  • Responsible for costing all parts and scope of work
  • All other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 or 4 year degree in Engineering or related area preferred or 5 years of job related experience
  • 3-5 years of related experience in similar construction or building material industry
  • Accurate mathematical skills
  • Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Experience working in Comsense preferred and Knowledge of industry related software
  • Experience working in Bluebeam preferred
  • Special skills required Blue print/plan reading
  • Specification interpretation
  • Microsoft office complete
  • Knowledge of door, frame and hardware applications as they relate to UL, fire code, building code, ADA, life safety and other restrictions that relate to the general commercial construction industry
  • Must have excellent oral communication skills and positive interpersonal skills.
  • Detail oriented, deadline conscience, goal driven
  • Ability to handle all types of scopes of projects

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

 

Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting.

EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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