The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 19-Nov-2018 to 18-Dec-2018 (EST)
  • Precision Doors & Hardware, Frederick, MD
  • Frederick, MD, USA
  • Exempt Full Time

We are currently recruiting for an Estimator who will work with our Precision Doors & Hardware team in Frederick, Maryland. 

Established in 1955 The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC is a privately owned engineering services and specialty distributor-subcontractor. We are the premier provider of architectural hardware, doors, door frames, and related building specialties for non-residential building applications throughout the US.  

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 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
  • 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

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear and see.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment

This job operates primarily 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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