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Estimator II - Structural Steel

Company: United Steel Inc.
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Come join the team at United Steel, New England's largest fabricator and erector of structural steel and miscellaneous metals! United Steel is currently seeking a Structural Steel Estimator. This position qualifies for a $2,000.00 hiring bonus for new hires or rehires!Hired or Rehired individual receives $500 after successful completion of 60 days employment.Hired or Rehired individual receives another $500 after successful completion of 90 days employment.Hired or Rehired individual receives the remaining $1,000 after successful completion of 180 days employment.The role of the Estimator is to support the needs of the sales staff. The majority of time will be estimating structural steel and related products. It includes review of construction documents (plans and specifications), making a material take -off, calculating Labor and Material costs to develop an estimate and bid proposal. A percentage of time for this role will require communication with the customer and subcontractors in relation to each project is bidding.Please click or copy the link below to complete a pre-hire survey. It must be completed to be considered for the position. It will open in a separate window. Applicants will not be considered until completing this process.https://www.cultureindex.com/c/4CA893Duties & ResponsibilitiesReviews construction documents, Structural Steel plans, specifications and understands scope of work to bid. Executes take-offs of construction documents.Works the entire life cycle of a bid from bid invitation to finalizing bid proposal for submission to customer. General understanding of material pricing various for various steel shapes. Obtains pricing for materials and bids from subcontractors.General understanding of shop work flow, workstations and associated times, including but not limited to layout, fit ups and welding. Working knowledge of AESS finishes and workmanship. General knowledge of cleaning and painting requirements associated with exposed steel or steel to receive intumescent finish. Possesses a general understanding of structural steel erection phases, time units for various erection phases, requirements for crane size and location and other general equipment requirements. Consults with clients, vendors, or other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.Interfaces with others within the organization to obtain support and commitment to the cost estimates. Informs the immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items. Attends departmental meetings and customer scope reviews as required.This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Qualifications High school diploma or GED diploma, or one (1) to twelve (12) months of related experience or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 2+ years of structural estimating, structural detailing, shop fabrication, or steel erecting experience. Must have the ability to read and understand structural drawings Basic math skills and technical writing skills required. Strong attention to detail; ability to multitask and manage time effectively. Must have good oral and written skills. Proficient computer skills on Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Fabsuite. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with all levels in the organization, Customers and Vendors; must be able to deal with ambiguity and various changing requirements while maintaining a professional attitude. Strong sense of urgency and ability to work through bid process; addressing customer needs and requests, and balancing business needs.Required CompetenciesCollaboration Skills; Ethical Conduct; Thoroughness; Business Acumen; Communication Proficiency; Decision Making; Initiative; Problem Solving/Analysis; Planning and Organizing; Time Management We offer competitive wages, excellent benefits, 401(k) with company match, supplemental benefits and more. Please send your resume and cover letter using the link.https://www.unitedsteel.comSUPPORT IS OUR STRENGTHAn Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: United Steel Inc., East Hartford , Estimator II - Structural Steel, Professions , East Hartford, Connecticut

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