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Estimator

Department: MML - New Holland
Location: New Holland, PA

Position Review:

The position requires the use of computer technology and mathematical skill to prepare an estimation of the amount of material needed for the construction of a home in accordance with Company policies.

Essential Job Duties:

  1. Calculate the amount of materials needed for home construction according to company policy and local building code.
  2. Prepare material quotes and communicate to customer (salesperson or directly).
  3. Provides assistance to contractors as needed.
  4. Proactive follow-up with customer to assure completeness of estimate, and ask for order (sales call).
  5. Assist customer throughout the purchase, acting as the customer’s primary sales contact for the job.
  6. Regularly review actual vs. estimated materials on completion of projects to assure accuracy.
  7. Works on sales/ hardware counter as assigned, including (1) Saturday am per month.
  8. Complies with Company’s attendance policy by maintaining regular and predictable attendance.
  9. Other duties as assigned by location management.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  1. Minimum experience required—2 or more years of construction and building materials related experience.
  2. Attention to details, effective organizational and communication skills.
  3. Special skills required—Ability to read blueprints and other technical materials. Ability to interpret building plans in diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables. Ability to operate networked computer systems and specialized software application programs and to instruct others in effective use of application software. Must have excellent oral communication skills and positive interpersonal skills.
  4. Special Knowledge required—Understanding of measurements and basic math principles.
  5. Physical demands include sitting for extended periods of time, standing and walking, bending or stooping, lifting up to 25 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally     

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