A structural steel estimator is responsible for accurately costing all structural steelwork associated with construction or manufacturing projects. This will involve working closely with architects, engineers, and construction managers to identify the type, quantity, and quality of steel required for each project.
Prepare pricing estimates, including developing a takeoff of all material and labor required for the project. This takeoff will be combined with outside vendor pricing to produce a complete project cost estimate
Work with outside vendors to request and receive project-specific pricing to meet firm deadlines
Coordinate with operations and outside vendors on how the job is to be built in both our shop and in the field
Coordinate with the customer to help ensure we are providing a complete package with a thorough understanding of the project schedule and project-specific requirements
Basic understanding of structural steel fabrication and erection practices including knowledge of structural shapes and general industry terminology
Ability to read and interpret construction documents including design drawings and specification documents. Ability to read shop drawings a plus.
Knowledge of estimating labor hours for projects.
Microsoft software applications including MS Windows, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Emphasis on the ability to manipulate Excel spreadsheets.
Experience with PDF review/editing software (Bluebeam, Acrobat)
Experience with Tekla Structures & Tekla EPM (Fabsuite)
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to read and interpret technical and legal documents
Strong math and geometry skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks while meeting stringent deadlines
Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to focus on given tasks
5+ years of experience with structural steel estimating
Experience in warehouse, hospitals, retail and multi-story office buildings, across different regions
Ability to commute/relocate:
Ennis, TX 75119: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Since its founding in 1980, Ennis Steel Industries, Inc. has established itself as a leader in the steel fabrication industry, furnishing and erecting steel for thousands of projects across the country. We have the expertise and flexibility to serve commercial and industrial markets, and have earned a reputation for providing top quality products at competitive prices – on time, every time. With two facilities in the southwest, we utilize state-of-the-art equipment and multiple shifts to support our customer commitment, to consistently deliver world-class service and quality products.
At Ennis Steel, our experience and expertise have made us the premier steel fabricator in the southwest. We have a team of professionals that will handle every job on time and on budget.