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Structural Steel Estimator

Livonia, Michigan
Structural Steel Estimator_Livonia, Michigan 

Job Description
We are currently seeking an experienced Structural Steel Estimator to work, collaborate, contribute, and learn with our team. If you have the desire to provide exceptional quality in a fast paced environment using cutting edge cost estimation technology, then we would like to hear from you!

Our Steel Estimator will be responsible for developing and engineering competitive structural steel bids and budgets for existing, and new customers in the automotive, energy, and commercial markets.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Review project specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate
  • Prepare detailed estimates and backup documentation for review
  • Solicit project specific proposals from material suppliers and evaluate for completeness and competitiveness
  • Develop options and recommend best value solutions based on cost, engineering, quality, or availability of materials
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships and ethical practices with owners, consultants, engineers, subcontractors, and suppliers
  • Assist operations with awarded contracts and projects as required – may include estimating/pricing change orders and facilitating resolution of any contractual issues
  • Work with Proposal Coordinator to develop complete professional proposals including all required information (schedules, project narratives, organizational charts, etc.)
  • Develop complete conceptual proposals to support business development and client maintenance
  • Assist in maintaining existing estimating productivity database
Required Skills
  • Ability to prepare proposals with minimum supervision
  • Candidates must have a strong understanding of conceptual estimating, estimating techniques and cost control
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Candidates should be able to clearly articulate bid inclusions, exclusions, and proposal clarifications with owners and subcontractors
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize responsibilities
  • Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Project or other scheduling related systems
Required Experience
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or Construction Management is preferred. PE is a plus
  • Candidates must have 7+ years estimating experience
What’s in it for you?
Salary DOE 
Rewarding Challenges
Professional Environment
Legendary Quality
Dynamic Team Environment
Opportunities for advancement

Blue Ridge Executive Search
5218 Brevard Rd
P.O. Box 1237
Etowah, NC 28729

Phone 828.891.9616
Fax 828.891.9617

For more information for this position please forward your resume or email us at Jordan@blueridgesearch.net 

We work hard for our candidates. You want a company that understands your industry and is willing to go the extra mile. Blue Ridge Executive Search is that company. We have successfully recruited and placed hundreds of candidates within the construction industry.


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