Duties / Responsibilities

We represent a U.S. leader in the manufacturing of custom-engineered, high-quality metal building systems. In this lean manufacturing environment, hard work is rewarded with above average compensation and benefits. Our client believes that teamwork and safety are critical to their work environment. The company has never had a layoff in their 40-plus year history and advancement opportunities are abundant for solid performers.

Our client is searching for Estimators looking to build a career with their growing team.

Application Instructions: Use the online application, or email your resume directly to Derek Collins at derek@zsgtalent.com

Basic responsibilities of the Estimator include:
  • Create competitive, accurate and thorough pre-sale designs and estimates for building systems in accordance with company processes and practices
  • Provide clear verbal and written communication with customers and co-workers
  • Receive and clarify quote requests to provide well qualified proposals with all assumed and provided information for the project
  • Understand and support service practices, customer needs, division goals and influence acceptable results for both company and their customers
  • Utilize knowledge of current building codes for design of building elements
  • Maintain an understanding of products and usage
  • Effectively interpret architectural, structural, and mechanical project drawings
  • Assist Customers in recognizing "value engineering" opportunities
  • Generate high quality work in a fast-paced environment while meeting scheduled deadlines
  • Travel to assist our customers as needed
Qualifications for the position include:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2 years of Metal Building or Construction related industry experience or a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction, Architecture or other related field
  • Can currently read, understand and comprehend Architectural, Structural and Mechanical project drawings
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Access and 2 dimensional drawing software
  • Willingness and ability to work over 40 hours a week, at times, with little or no notice.
  • Willingness and means to travel
  • Knowledge of current building codes for design of building elements
  • Strong commitment to safety in all job aspects
  • Ability to contribute effectively in a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong aptitude for negotiating and building relationships
  • Strong ability to analyst and think strategically
Preferred qualifications include:
  • 2+ years Metal Building Design, Detailing or Estimating experience
  • Working knowledge of pre-engineered metal building systems
  • Functional knowledge of EQuote, Design Tools, Access, Tekla or BrisCAD
  • College Degree in Construction related field.

City
Peoria
Province/State
IL
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
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