Structural Steel Estimator - Stoughton, WI in Stoughton, WI at Zalk Josephs Fabricators L.L.C.

Date Posted: 11/21/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Stoughton, WI
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/21/2021

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to move your career forward with an established industry leader? Join our team at Zalk Josephs Fabricators! Zalk Josephs Fabricators has been in the structural steel fabrication business for over a century and supplies structural steel across the Midwest. The Zalk Josephs team has built their reputation on proven performance and meeting their customer's stringent demands at highly competitive prices.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare and/or assists in completed estimates for assigned projects on all types of contracts ranging from small to large and complex in nature.
  • Proficient with onscreen take-off via Bluebeam
  • Familiar with Tekla (Fabsuite) and reporting functions within the platform, specifically labor and material summary reporting.
  • Gathers, calculates, and compiles data for use in the bid proposal estimates for one or more areas.
  • Determines the scope of work and defines the contractual requirements for theproject.
  • Assists in soliciting and coordinating sub-trade bids and supplier quotes for labor, material and equipment to meetprojectspecifications and budget requirements.
  • Assists in preparing detailedprojectcost estimates and bids, including material and labor take-off.
  • Reviews and incorporates historical data from purchase orders subcontracts, productivity analysis reports and man hour figures to ensure accuracy in bid process.
  • Reviews proposal specifications and drawings to determine scope of work.
  • Develops and maintain vendor and customer relationships to enhance company's ability to procure projects reduce risk and ensure operational efficiency.
  • Assists contracting department during preparation of inquiries and final evaluation of submitted bids as required.
  • Insures all working documents and data are maintained to back-up estimate figures, then provides estimated bid proposal to all appropriate parties.
  • Assists with tracking awarded and non-awarded contracts.
  • Assists in analyzing and reviews proposal by re-estimating, pricing extra work items, looking at change orders etc. to ensure bid was within scope of work on successful bids, and preparing estimates for change orders.
  • Performs special projects and completes all other duties as assigned or requested for the general support of the field organization.

Minimum Requirements

As a Structural Steel Estimator, you must be highly organized, thorough, and detail-oriented with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks. The successful candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with personnel at all organizational levels.

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience.
  • One year of previous experience inestimating, cost control and/or engineering in a similar construction environment.
  • Experienced command of construction costestimatingsoftware and Takeoff Systems.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of general and subcontract documents, drawings, and specifications, construction means, methods and materials.
  • Ability to estimate all types of projects/contracts.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, as well as with customers and vendors.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Familiar with Bluebeam Revu
  • Familiar with Tekla (Fabsuite)

Applications submitted without a resume will not be considered.

Zalk Josephs Fabricators is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.