DOUGLAS Lumber | Statewide, RI
Douglas Lumber seeks an experienced Estimator to join our team.
The ideal candidate for this position will have 1-3 years of Estimating experience, be organized, and a self-starter. Strong interpersonal and communication skills a prerequisite. Must be able to communicate with both internal and external customers. The candidate must be well versed in the building materials industry, with an understanding of multiple type of building products, and how they are applicable to wood frame construction.
The Estimator will be tasked with producing cost based estimates on all projects, with the input of both the customer and Douglas’ team of inside and outside salespeople.
Experience in the following areas are ideal:
Blueprint reading (this is a must)
Knowledge of residential and light commercial construction
Have the ability to use Excel, Word, and Outlook Microsoft programs along with basic computer skills
Some experience with building material estimating software (AutoCAD or other) helpful
Facility and familiarity with manufacturers’ software such as Andersen IQ, Reeb 2G
Sales experience a plus
Review Drawings, Specs, Bid Docs, Blue Prints
Preparing Bid Summaries
Sub – Contract and Vendor Pricing