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Jr. Estimator - Construction


Jr. Construction Estimator 
Blue Line Drywall & Builders / Blue Industries

North Brunswick, NJ

Blue Line Drywall is currently seeking a full time Jr. Estimator to join our growing team. The Jr. Estimator will support and work with Senior Estimators/preconstruction teams to review project plans, requirements and specifications. The Jr. Estimator will perform take-offs, pricing and bidding of construction projects while adhering to Blue Line's standards. 

Responsibilities will be:

  • Assemble accurate and well organized estimates and proposals in a timely manner for Stipulated Price, Design-Build and Construction/Project Management formatted projects. Review proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
  • Organize sub-contractors quotations, negotiate to insure quotes meet contract documents and issue proper documented purchase orders.
  • Complete Budgeting and Scheduling for projects and track same. Monitor progress and identify any potential risks.
  • Maintain relationships with sub-contractors and clients.
  • Communicate with Business Development regarding new and current projects

Essential Skills:

  • Engineering knowledge such as knowledge of procedures equipment and project designing. 
  • Excellent mathematics skills
  • Basic knowledge about building and construction
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Ability to work well individually as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven self-starter with demonstrated ability to make decisions, multi-task, and meet strict deadlines
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Position may include working outside of normal working hours as necessary.
  • Ability to travel to construction sites as needed

Qualifications:

  • Experience in construction estimating
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and estimating software (i.e. Planswift, OST)

What you get:

  • The chance to learn from the best in the business, from the ground up. 
  • A hands on role where you hit the ground running from day one. 
  • Member of a rapidly growing team. 
  • High emphasis on training and continuing education opportunities - your strengths are our strengths.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

Bachelor's in related field (Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management)

Required experience:

Estimating: 1 year
 

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