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Building Materials Estimator

Company: Gillman Home Center
Location: Batesville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Building Materials Estimator will assist customers and contractors with any project needs.Essential Functions:

  • Provide excellent service to customers.
  • Treat all team members, vendors, and customers with courtesy and respect.
  • Conduct material take-offs for new homes, business, outbuildings, and additions.
  • Utilizes computer software for take-offs, estimating, and point of sale.
  • Become well educated in the product lines available to GHC. Seek continued education on changes to available product lines. Stay educated on industry trends.
  • Provides product specifications to customers.
  • Create accurate and complete quotes, orders, and invoices.
  • Assists customers and sales team with special orders.
  • Respond to customer inquiries regarding product selection, placement of orders, requests for prices and quotations. Follows up with Customer.
  • Conduct quotes for multiple GHC stores.
  • Ensure a safe working environment. Maintain situational awareness. Identify and report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.Work Competencies:
  • Extensive construction knowledge including; residential and commercial framing, sheeting, windows, doors, siding, drywall interior and exterior mill-work, flooring systems, trusses, etc.
  • Ability to read blue prints and technical documents to prepare take-offs and estimates.
  • Computer skills including; take-off software, point of sale software, Microsoft Office, and e-mail.
  • Understanding of pricing and gross margin.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere, and perform under pressure.Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
    This is a full-time position, 45 hrs/week, Monday through Friday.Required Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or GED diploma; or 1-3 years of related experience or training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in the construction industry preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in material estimating preferred.Benefits Provided:
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Cancer coverage, Accident Coverage, Life Insurance
    • 401k plan with employer contribution
    • Free $15k Life Insurance Plan
    • Employee discount
    • Vacation timeGillman Home Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Gillman Home Center, Cincinnati , Building Materials Estimator, Professions , Batesville, Ohio

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