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Position Title: Roofing Estimator/Project Manager

Position Purpose and Objectives
A roofing estimator/project manager is responsible for bidding, selling and managing roofing projects.
Prepare accurate, timely estimates for potential jobs based on expertise
Develop and maintain strategic relationships
Manage projects for customer satisfaction, profitability and future process improvements

Specific Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
Know and stay abreast of design requirements, codes and materials; use expertise to prepare accurate and competitive proposals and contracts
Review and understand scope of work and project specifications
Analyze blueprints, specifications, proposals and other documentation to prepare time, cost and labor estimates for products, projects or services
Review data to determine material and labor requirements and prepare itemized lists
Compute cost factors and prepare estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing and scheduling work; preparing bids; selecting vendors or subcontractors; and determining cost effectiveness
Organize product information, shop drawings and samples for submittals
Seek to constantly gain knowledge and improve ability to estimate all company products and systems
Develop labor estimates for potential jobs
Work closely with project management in providing required estimating services
Use established labor and material markups for overhead and profit
Provide job packets to foreman to assist with job preparation for specifications and labor expectations
Interface with individuals in the organization to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates
Develop and maintain relationships with manufacturers, distributors, suppliers and customers to strategically approach jobs and purchases
Consult with clients, vendors or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues
Secure required equipment/material process as required
Identify material cost trends to assist management in cost reduction and process improvement
Identify and pursue potential business
Be responsive to the needs of existing and potential customers
Track, manage and debrief all projects
Purchase materials and equipment for all projects
Analyze completed projects to compare estimated costs to actual costs and determine reasons for discrepancies
Provide improvement recommendations to cost-estimating procedures to reduce future discrepancies between estimated and actual costs
Maintain accurate, complete and organized files
Maintain job communication for change-order management with field personnel
Follow up on outstanding estimates as required or assigned by the general manager
Assist the production department in scheduling and coordinating jobs
Act as project manager when required
Process manufacturer warranties
Review project assignments, plans procedures for construction on basis of starting and completion times, and analyze staffing and material requirements for each phase of construction
Confer with owners / managers, direct supervisory personnel and subcontractors in interpreting specifications or blueprints, and coordinate various phases of construction to meet project and customer requirements and prevent delays
Confer with supervisors, vendors and inspectors to resolve problems and improve methods
Perform final walk-through with owner or building manager
Review jobs after close-out to determine overall job performance
Be responsible for communicating and coordinating with superintendents and/or foremen

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Work Skills – Estimators must exhibit technical and management skills necessary to bid, sell and manage roof system installations.
Effective communication –Ability to convey information, concepts and concerns to people with differing communication styles
Language skills – Ability to read, analyze and interpret:
Oral communication – Speak in a clear and professional manner
Written communication – Able to read and interpret written information
Math – Ability to work with mathematical concepts
Technology – Ability to use phones, tablets and other technology tools; knowledge of and ability to use the following software applications:
Analysis – Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications; collect and research data, and use intuition and experience to complement information
Roof system knowledge – Knowledge of various roof systems, materials, construction processes and theories; ability to design a roof system; desire to stay abreast of codes and other necessary information
Project management – Coordinate projects, communicate changes and monitor progress
Roof system installation – Ability to teach others roof system installation skills
Productivity – Demonstrate the ability to meet and exceed productivity standards; works quickly and accurately
Budgeting – Ability to understand implications of change orders and loss/gain production on job budgets
Cost consciousness – Understand budgeting and implications to jobs
Relational Interaction – Estimators must be able to thrive in a dynamic, interactive company environment as well as develop and maintain relationships outside the company
Customer service – Seek to help customers even in difficult situations; seek to maintain customer relationships
Problem solving – Understand complex problems and make decisions to benefit everyone as much as possible
Leadership, Management and Teamwork – Estimators must be able to work well with others within and outside of the company system.
Leadership –Exert informal leadership with individuals at all levels of a company as well as customers, vendors, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors
Management – Ability to juggle schedules, details and outcomes; prioritize and plan work activities; use time efficiently
Teamwork – Ability to work with others to accomplish goals; balance team and individual responsibilities; give and welcome feedback

Education and Experience
Essential (The following items are essential for applicants to possess.)
High-school diploma or equivalent
English fluency
Valid driver’s license
Ability to use/learn business technology
Preferred
Roofing industry experience
Bilingual fluency
Familiarity with local building codes
Experience with estimating programs such as ONSCREEN TakeOff / Quick Bid

Email Address:
cfry@fryroofing.com

• Location: San Antonio

• Post ID: 22503032 sanantonio
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