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Top 50 Estimator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Estimator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Estimator resumes they appeared on. For example, 16.4% of Estimator resumes contained General Contractors as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Estimator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Estimator

1. General Contractors
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Here's how General Contractors is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Worked with general contractors estimating subcontract agreements for the installation of commercial building products.
  • Partner with general contractors to coordinate installation schedules for multiple projects.
  • Helped subcontractors network by establishing relationships between them and general contractors.
  • Provided cost estimating/negotiating services for general contractors and subcontractors.
  • Develop strong relationships with local and national general contractors.
  • Prepared estimates using blue prints; additionally, walk-through projects, attended meetings with general contractors, filing and detail reports.
  • Receive requests for proposals from the General Contractors and provide estimates based on the scope of work drawings and work descriptions.
  • Provided detailed data and information via phone, e-mail, or fax to general contractors.
  • Provide solutions to architects and general contractors regarding building envelopes, design, and construction.
  • Acquired new accounts with General Contractors and Building Engineers for new demolition work.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with local general contractors, architects, and developers.
  • Negotiated final price and scope of work with owners/general contractors post award.
  • Design product proposals for Architects, and General contractors.
  • Negotiated costs and schedules with vendors and general contractors.
  • Send out bids to qualified General Contractors.
  • Selected accomplishments: Created and processed daily spreadsheet reports, to ensure timely project delivery to General Contractors.
  • stay in constant communication with general contractors and our roofers to make sure things are going smoothly and on schedule.
  • Prepare estimate take off and price project for bid using online take-off software Send out bids to qualified General Contractors.
  • Worked in several projects for big General Contractors such as Coastal Construction and Plaza Construction.
  • Read and Interpret construction documents and drawings -Communicate with General Contractors to verify Scope of Work -Perform Take-offs using Plan-Swift Software.

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2. Project Management
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Here's how Project Management is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Direct and prepare specifications and big documents under the general direction of engineering or project management staff.
  • Collaborate with project management team to compile and estimate change orders, release, track and purchase project equipment and majors.
  • Provided project management support services including cost estimating and scheduling support for NIH/NCI's new tenant improvement project (90M).
  • Developed project budgets in excess of 70 Million USD for project management teams defining and leveraging key issues.
  • Supported positions when necessary: Purchasing, Project Management, Product assembly and cleaning when needed.
  • Handled generation, submission and project management of civil projects in US/Mexico.
  • Blueprint Take-off * Estimating * Sales * Project Management * MS Office
  • Experienced in Project Management, including scheduling and labor tracking.
  • Prepare and submit estimates, rectify/ clarify project management issues.
  • Conducted some project management, supervising a crew and laborer.
  • Reason for leaving: Opportunity to return to Project Management
  • Work with Project Management to handle Change Orders.
  • Project management for each job I received.
  • Assisted in project management where needed.
  • Coordinate and communicate with customers and operations as needed to provide support for project management.
  • Conduct and participate, in a professional manner, meetings with senior project management, the Military, and the DCMA.
  • Perform risk analysis Assist with project management, shipping/receiving, purchasing and scheduling on a required basis.
  • Review drawings with Project Management team and highlight areas of concern Review job cost with Project Management team
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFICIENCY: Examine and assess contracts for discerning language and payment terms/conditions.
  • Project management from preplanning to final close out.

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3. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Utilized exceptional product knowledge, customer service and integrity to consistently exceed identified sales goals in the carpet department.
  • Position duties - Technical sales and customer service for manufacturer of technical industrial processing equipment.
  • Provided alternate transportation and coordinated vehicle rentals as part of the extended customer service program.
  • Broadened market share through relationship building and maintained existing relationships through excellent customer service.
  • Develop relationships with builders through project management and superior customer service.
  • Provide customer service and interact with insurance representatives.
  • Provide exceptional customer service and follow-up.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service by being proactive in communication with customers.
  • Provided excellent customer service in the repair of vehicle collision damage.
  • Provided customer service and a dependable point of contact.
  • General office duties, heavy phones and customer service.
  • Handled all customer service questions regarding repairs once complete.
  • Provided direct customer service through client phone contact.
  • Provided a high level of customer service.
  • Selected Contributions: Provide exceptional customer service utilizing prior knowledge and skills to assist customers in any aspect of their project.
  • Prepared Technical Quotations for Key Accounts in the Healthcare Industry and provided customer service support for these customers as well.
  • Process client claims and schedule appointments Customer Service
  • write estimates on damaged vehicles, answer multi-line phone system, provide outstanding customer service, operate multiple computer systems.
  • Estimated construction project Sales Customer service Day to day operation of contractor sales desk
  • Answered Incoming Calls Reviewed body damage & created invoices Customer Service Worked with insurance companies to ensure timely service Handled customer questions

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4. Insurance Companies
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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Created a new upfront billing system to utilize with the insurance companies, with minimal direction from the owner in 2011.
  • Prepared and closed paperwork for company, customers, and insurance companies in compliance with state and federal laws.
  • Arrange to have damage appraised by another appraiser to resolve disagreement with insurance companies on repair cost.
  • Provided notification of estimates to insured, insurance companies and/or third party payers within time constraints.
  • Acted as a liaison between customers, insurance companies, and auto body men and management.
  • Performed other related duties such as writing and submitting estimates to adjusters of major insurance companies.
  • Served as liaison to insurance companies, main office and property owners.
  • Close interaction with insurance companies to determine vehicle damage and coverage policies.
  • Shop manager Final Billing Insurance companies and QC prior to delivery.
  • Work with individuals and insurance companies till the job is completed.
  • Worked closely with insurance companies to manage claims for customers.
  • Negotiate with several insurance companies on repair and costs.
  • Managed upload time of estimates to insurance companies.
  • Write estimates and supplements for insurance companies.
  • Performed vehicle damage inspections for Insurance Companies.
  • Negotiated with adjusters with all insurance companies.
  • Work directly with DRP insurance companies.
  • Worked closely with insurance companies.
  • Handled claims with insurance companies.
  • Job duties were sales, maintaining customer contact and negotiating repairs with various insurance companies.

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5. Sales Department
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Here's how Sales Department is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Key Responsibilities: -Prepare estimates based on customer specifications received from Sales Department.
  • Assisted commercial sales department in preparing quotes for mechanical contractors
  • Designed and developed costing/pricing programs that assisted the sales department in generating quick and accurate cost quotes.
  • Generated detailed estimates, reports and spreadsheets for new and re-occurring projects for the sales department.
  • Assist sales department with preparation of inquiries and final appraisal of submitted quotes as required.
  • Total responsibility for determining dollar value on each job presented to the sales department.
  • Prepared cost estimates for sales department staff in addition to performing inside sales duties.
  • Developed and designed a database that was used by the outside sales department.
  • Submitted take-offs and designs to aid in providing estimates for the sales department.
  • Work with engineering, shop and sales departments during bidding and fabrication process.
  • Work directly with the Estimating and sales department providing support in project bids.
  • Worked closely with in-house sales department to ensure orders placed were correct.
  • Reviewed all the estimates for new clients from the sales department.
  • Worked with the sales department regarding jobs in manufacturing.
  • Attended weekly inventory meetings for sales department.
  • Transferred to Sales Department in September 2003
  • Supported Sales Department personnel in negotiating rates for specified Valassis Impact Promotions clients
  • gross and operating profits as well as expenses for the new-and-used sales departments.
  • Designed business model spreadsheets Provided in-house training in Microsoft Office Provided pricing support for sales department and project estimating
  • Project and Inventory Control Manager Western Region Product Line Manager Showroom and Installed-Sales Department Head Moldings and Millwork Manager Door Shop Foreman

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6. Quantity Take-Offs
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Here's how Quantity Take-Offs is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Perform accurate quantity take-offs and evaluate project costs effectively and competitively based on blueprints and site visits.
  • Prepared cost estimates and quantity take-offs for high end architectural metal and railing manufacturer.
  • Provided quantity take-offs and cost estimates for select demolition projects in Indianapolis.
  • Performed digital quantity take-offs of airfield markings for international airport projects.
  • Completed quantity take-offs, prepared material, manpower and labor estimates.
  • Performed quantity take-offs of energy efficient products for commercial projects.
  • Provided Quantity take-offs on material and equipment for Estimators.
  • Prepared detailed cost estimates in accordance with RFP instructions; perform quantity take-offs; determine resource requirements and develop production rates.
  • Prepare complete quantity take-offs, analysis, estimate, and studies for all items incorporated in the assigned scope.
  • Performed detailed quantity take-offs in Divisions 2 to 14 utilizing On-Screen Take-Off (OST) and excel.
  • Provide support to communities during set-up process through quantity take-offs of building materials.
  • Assist Estimating Department in performing Quantity Take-Offs & Summary Tab Sheets.
  • Perform quantity take-offs and compose a budget scope.
  • Prepared quantity take-offs, cost estimate in change order and pre-qualified and cost negotiation to the Subcontractor and vendors.
  • Presented all quantity take-offs, material quotes, and submittals to General Contractor when Subcontracts were awarded.
  • Prepared quantity take-offs and cost evaluation for numerous projects ranging from conceptual design through bid drawings.
  • Prepare quantity take-offs and pricing using Plan Swift !!
  • Used revit to perform quantity take-offs.
  • Read Structural and Architectural Plans Quantity Take-offs Operated a Dodge Scan Microfilm Machine
  • Prepared a scope of work and quantity take-offs of equipment, ductwork, piping and etc.

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7. New Construction
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Here's how New Construction is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Utilize multiple computer based programs to generate new construction estimates.
  • Estimated residential and new construction homes for heating and air conditioning
  • Designed and estimated residential houses for new construction.
  • Measured and estimated flooring and labor for new flooring installations in both retail customers homes and new construction homes.
  • Prepared and submitted bids (up to $2 million) to general contractors for new construction projects.
  • Worked with staff Engineers and Designers to identify raw material quantities and costs for new construction projects.
  • Generated material lists for residential projects including floor systems, room additions and new construction.
  • Complete bids and quotes from start to finish for new construction and renovation of projects.
  • Developed landscape designs, prepared recommendations, installed plantings in areas of new construction.
  • Provided construction Services to the new construction of homes and small commercial buildings.
  • Review new construction roof design and talk to builders to fix possible issues.
  • Prepared estimates and material lists for new construction and re-roofing commercial roofing projects.
  • Provide budget estimates for new construction and renovation projects within the district.
  • Created bids & budget proposals for new construction and renovation projects.
  • Completed tear-down of existing structures and prepared for new construction.
  • Design Kitchens and Baths for new construction and remodeling.
  • Write estimates for remodel and new construction.
  • Established estimates for new construction and renovations for single family and townhome projects for the US Army.
  • Key Duties/Responsibilities: Estimate new construction projects, both residential and commercial for a custom modular builder.
  • Estimate residential new construction and remodeling Oversee projects to assure quality of work Doing QC responsibilities after each job is finished

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8. Bid Proposals
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Here's how Bid Proposals is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Prepared estimates using company required software for take-off and bid proposals.
  • Developed estimates and bid proposals for various construction projects.
  • Prepared estimates and controlled project documentation concerning bid proposals.
  • Solicit subcontractor/material supplier bid proposals.
  • Review project specifications and blueprints, perform takeoffs, and prepare cost estimates and bid proposals.
  • Reviewed drawings to generate takeoffs, summary sheets and bid proposals for quotations on future projects.
  • Assisted outside sales personnel with take-offs, and bid proposals for Custom Homes around Phoenix.
  • Utilized estimating terminology, measures, concepts, and principles for compiling bid proposals.
  • Prepare bid proposals, quantity take off, labor and material pricing.
  • Generate Quality Takeoffs and bid proposals for small to medium electrical projects.
  • Reviewed online sites and trade publications for projects to submit bid proposals.
  • Prepared tile & granite estimates and bid proposals for commercial construction
  • Estimated steel costs from structural drawings for bid proposals.
  • Solicited bid proposals to increase revenue.
  • Review architectural drawings, specifications, bid documents, preparing bid proposals, manage pre-order projects and process purchase orders.
  • Travelled to and submitted bid proposals monthly to the Texas Department of Transportation letting in Austin, Texas.
  • Read and take off HVAC equipment and GRD's and pur together Bid Proposals and send to Contractors.
  • Submitted bid proposals, performed quantity take offs, and helped achieve a $ 100,000 construction backlog.
  • create and send bid proposals.
  • Bid proposals for Industrial and commercial jobs Estimate concrete jobs and get submittals ready Order materials Test concrete

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9. Cost Estimates
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Here's how Cost Estimates is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Supervised other engineers and reviewed and approved designs, calculations and cost estimates.
  • Support Flex global manufacturing sites with mechanical component and tooling cost estimates.
  • Prepare insurance forms to indicate repair cost estimates and recommendations.
  • Analyzed repair cost estimates via two computerized estimating systems.
  • Generated customer cost estimates to obtain contracts.
  • Analyze pictures, kitchen layouts and other necessary documentation to prepare time, material, and labor cost estimates for projects.
  • Prepared and presented detailed and accurate cost estimates from conceptual design through to construction documents and also analyzed job plans.
  • Computed cost estimates for materials, purchased equipment, subcontractor services, production activities and requirements, and labor.
  • Confer with engineers, architects, owners, contractors and subcontractors on changes and adjustments to cost estimates.
  • Review repair cost estimates with automobile repair shop to secure agreement on cost of repairs.
  • Prepared cost estimates for Contractors based on information attained via phone call and/or e-mail.
  • Help determine resource for projects based on cost estimates and budgetary requirements.
  • Coordinated cost estimates for custom projects with departments in RPT-USA and RPT-Asia.
  • Cost Estimates of Doors Frames and Hardware for Bidding to Commercial Contractors
  • Provided conceptual and detailed cost estimates for various projects.
  • Prepared construction cost estimates and schedules for various clients.
  • Worked low cost estimates from blue prints and specifications.
  • Coordinate with management on cost estimates and project changes.
  • Cost estimates based on drawings and specifications.
  • Established cost estimates for large national programs with multi-year cost control.

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10. Architectural Drawings
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Here's how Architectural Drawings is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Prepare take offs based on information contained within structural & architectural drawings and specifications for structural steel and miscellaneous metals.
  • Reviewed architectural drawings and specifications, assembled material takeoffs and collected vendor prices.
  • Review architectural drawings and prepare quality estimates for assigned projects.
  • Prepared bids from architectural drawings on commercial construction projects.
  • Interpreted product requirements from architectural drawings and/or written specifications.
  • Review architectural drawings, specifications and requirements.
  • Estimate commercial jobs from architectural drawings.
  • Review and interpret architectural drawings and specifications to determine the scope of work to bid.
  • Utilize OST software eliminating the heavy expense of printing architectural drawings for bid purposes.
  • Review plans and architectural drawings; prepare take-offs on assigned projects.
  • Draft architectural drawings for steel doors using steel pro software.
  • Produced over 25 estimates from architectural drawings, and counting.
  • Perform take - offs from Architectural Drawings.
  • Prepared material takeoffs from architectural drawings and maintained accuracy of computerized material files for single family and multi-family model packages.
  • steel from structural and architectural drawings and specifications.
  • Determine & prepare cost estimates based off engineering & Architectural drawings Acquire sub trades pricing for various aspects for the projects.
  • Perform quantity take-off for tile and stone from architectural drawings utilizing software such as eTakeoff.
  • Performed take-offs on architectural drawings using MSOffice 2007, BidScreenXL and traditional scaling techniques.
  • Perform takeoffs from architectural drawings/blueprints using PlanSwift estimating Software Correspond with vendors to determine costs related to raw materials Communicating with contractors
  • Prepare estimates from architectural drawings and specifications Maintain bid tracking reports for multi-office and multi-state projects Assist in shipping department

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11. CAD
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Here's how CAD is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Experience designing electrical components using AutoCAD2011.
  • Utilized AutoCAD to perform quantity take-offs
  • Design, prepare BOM and estimate of underground collection system for solar farms and wind projects using AutoCAD 2011.
  • Developed and prepared cost estimates of material and labor by analyzing proposals, requirements, and CAD drawings.
  • Use of AutoCad and On Screen Takeoff, as well as Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Provided training and supervision of new hires in estimating and CADD drafting.
  • Operated GDS estimating software, shop drawings (Turbo Cad).
  • Completed quotes from customer's specifications, drawings and Auto Cad.
  • Estimated quantity and cost of materials for projects based on AutoCAD prints
  • Created Mechanical cad drawings for mechanical engineers for plan check.
  • Design professional Audio-Visual systems using Autocad and other software - Sales experience increasing communication skills and customer relations
  • Gained experience with scheduling and estimating software, including Primavera, On Screen Takeoff, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Use CAD program to produce optimized impositions for efficient board usage.
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  • Estimated and bid civil and commercial projects Obtained bids from subcontractors Designed residential buildings using CAD systems
  • Estimate Ac request for builder market using digital plans converting to "Tiff" imagery for CAD drawing.
  • Detail drafting (Hardline & AutoCad) of awarded contracts.
  • Produce rebar placement drawings with CAD software for constructability.
  • Drafted AutoCAD drawings Estimated potential jobs Effectively worked independently Experienced successful work with a team of co-workers
  • Draft estimates & change orders Draft Shop Drawings using Autocad & Solidworks Supervise welding yard.

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12. Job Site
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Here's how Job Site is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for all general contractor personnel.
  • Supervised and oversaw entire grading and utility installation for several job sites.
  • Scheduled installation crews and coordinated delivery of materials to job sites.
  • Assisted workers and foreman on various job sites when shorthanded to get the job done in an orderly and safely manner.
  • Visit the job site and finalize the scope of work based on a detailed examination of the building and measurements.
  • Attended meeting with clients, estimators, owners, buildings managers, and supers at job sites and offices.
  • Audit job sites to ensure scopes of work were being followed by the site superintendents and the subcontractors.
  • Schedule deliveries to job sites, load trucks, and assist in delivering a variety of materials.
  • Helped with demolition, painted job sites, met with clients to go over estimates and contracts.
  • Followed established job site safety regulations and maintained a safe and clean work area.
  • Present bids to clients using face-to-face interaction at meetings and job sites.
  • Take offs, Duct detailing, Material ordering, job Site layout.
  • Ordered and coordinated foam delivery to job sites for each phase.
  • Collect all job site data and create the official estimate.
  • Conducted job site inspections of installation and materials.
  • Visited job sites to visually inspect completed work.
  • Purchased all materials for each job site.
  • Operate equipment on job sites as needed.
  • Directed and facilitated employees for job site preparation and installed alongside my workers.
  • Job Site Manager Managed installers at onsite locations.

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13. Cost Savings
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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Collaborated with manufacturing and design departments to help define and quantify potential cost savings in plant and estimating practices.
  • Identified and offered cost savings through alternative yet similar print specifications.
  • Investigated and discovered cost savings through alternate product engineering.
  • Determine what work center will be used and defined labor time for that works center/look for areas of cost savings.
  • Reviewed plans and specs for cost savings (Value Engineering) and made corrections to plans for inaccuracies.
  • Work with project manager and purchasing agent to provide material list and cost savings for projects.
  • Assist customer engineering to improve part quality and cost savings by suggesting alternative materials or methods.
  • Implement Project analysis and value engineering to find cost savings and value options for clients.
  • Provided value engineering on multiple projects which resulted in significant cost savings to the owner.
  • Sourced vendors and negotiated purchasing agreements with a focus on quality and cost savings.
  • Identify unique design and potential cost savings through documented bill of materials.
  • Review job scopes and make recommendations on cost savings for customers.
  • Evaluate possible areas for potential value engineering cost savings.
  • Identify cost savings techniques, materials and procedures.
  • Prepared life cycle energy cost savings reports.
  • Utilized multiple tools for pricing and cost analysis Analyzed specs to determine best-fit manufacturing and recommendations for cost savings.
  • Preformed as built cost control while in production and reported to general manager cost savings within building codes.
  • Identify labour and productivity rates based on region, and capture potential cost savings.
  • Provide alternate, value engineered, solutions for cost savings to general contractor.
  • Recognized for strong analytical skills, preparing case studies, and identifying cost savings and process efficiencies.

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14. Purchase Orders
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Here's how Purchase Orders is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Developed new company procedures to maintain purchase orders.
  • Solicited bid information and audited house plans for proper takeoffs, created custom change orders and purchase orders.
  • Created purchase orders and then matched what was received to what was exactly ordered and verified all pricing.
  • Reviewed job start package of purchase orders at the beginning of each house start and change orders.
  • Execute purchase orders & contracts to subs & suppliers; review and approve all invoices.
  • Review data and documents like analysis reports, purchase orders and also subcontracts.
  • Generate quote comparisons for Purchase Orders and Subcontracts for project specific work activities.
  • Research and write purchase orders; from paper orders to outside finishing operations.
  • Created purchase orders for all materials needed to complete the project.
  • Create initial work orders and purchase orders for all construction starts.
  • Managed budgets (purchase orders, invoices, etc.).
  • Issue and update proposal numbers, purchase orders and subcontracts.
  • Manage purchase orders, materials inventory, and billing.
  • Work with purchase orders, LEMSO and check request.
  • Create field purchase orders for materials as needed.
  • Planned and processed orders and issued purchase orders.
  • Issue purchase orders in a timely manner and communicate with superintendents.
  • Prepared submittals, change order, work order, purchase orders.
  • Received Purchase Orders, customer billing and collections .
  • Input data to create purchase orders in Johnson "FAST" software.

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Here's how Hvac is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Estimated product and freight pricing for mechanical/HVAC proposals based on mechanical plans and specifications.
  • Estimated assigned HVAC projects using Maxwell estimation software.
  • Utilized blueprints, specifications, and knowledge of controls/HVAC construction industry to analyze project needs and compile detailed cost estimate.
  • Submitted bid requests to numerous preferred HVAC vendors for purchase of industrial commercial equipment required for each project awarded.
  • Look at blueprints of construction jobs and send out bids based off of HVAC supplies that we sell.
  • Performed sales estimates and quality control for HVAC installation, focusing on residential and small commercial projects.
  • Designed and prepared shop drawings for execution of HVAC projects.
  • Oversee the bidding process for potential plumbing and HVAC projects.
  • Performed alongside HVAC repair men on the job.
  • Complete HVAC duct and equipment take offs.
  • Hired and managed the job-site work force, sub-contractors, (framers, roofers, siding, HVAC, etc.)
  • Provide HVAC Shop drawings for Projects ranging from $100K to $2 Million.
  • Prepare bid spread sheets and scopes for HVAC bids.
  • Prepared and modified submittal documents and pricing for commercial HVAC
  • Developed working knowledge of HVAC, electrical, Interior/Exterior Millwork and hardware and framing processes of the residential/commercial sectors.
  • Field Mechanic I installed all types of HVAC systems and Involving layout and final connection of equipment.
  • Estimated cost of services to bid on commercial HVAC and plumbing jobs in the Triangle area Head of core-drilling crew
  • Estimate HVAC jobs, install,purchase equipment,construct and design duct systems.
  • estimate hvac job, perform manual j load studies, price job, present contract
  • Perform drawing take offs to quantify HVAC ductwork labor and material costs using Quickpen (graphical version).

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Here's how Direct Repair Programs is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Manage direct repair programs to ensure compliance and profitability.
  • Participated in direct repair programs with multiple insurance carriers.
  • Managed most direct repair programs to include Nationwide, State Farm, Erie and Liberty Mutual.
  • Maintained direct repair programs, including: State Farm, MetLife and ANPAC.
  • Work with insurance adjusters, customers, direct repair programs and technicians.
  • Estimated repairs for customer pay and direct repair programs.
  • Work with insurance companies to join Direct Repair Programs.
  • Handle multiple insurance accounts for direct repair programs.
  • Utilize direct repair programs with insurance companies.
  • Complete insurance estimates for direct repair programs.
  • Managed 5 Direct Repair Programs.
  • Possess several different levels of knowledge of parameters of insurance companies guidelines for direct repair programs.
  • Coordinated four insurance company Direct Repair Programs (DRPs) and coordinated shop collision damage repair operations.
  • Handle paper work with Insurance Direct Repair Programs Providing quality Collision Estimates.
  • Managed multiple Direct Repair Programs for Geico, Liberty Mutual, Metlife, GMAC, and State Farm insurance companies.
  • Managed multiple Direct Repair Programs State Farm, Farmers COD, Enterprise Rent A Car, Geico.
  • Managed multiple Direct Repair Programs State Farm, Farmers COD, Liberty Mutual, USAA ?Proficient in CCCOne

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Here's how RFI is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Provide verification and/or RFI documentation provided by Mechanical Engineers/Architects on areas of conflict with other trades.
  • Review plans & specs, analyze location & site, identify discrepancies & cost issues; write RFI's.
  • Reviewed and evaluated bid documents including proposals, purchase orders, change orders, RFI's etc.
  • Print out shop drawing, review specifications, RFI and material take offs for multiple projects.
  • Develop RFI's and clarifications to ensure adequate information is provided to the project team.
  • Read blueprints, specifications and addenda, send RFI's to engineers and contractors.
  • Issued RFI's and change request proposals during the construction phase.
  • Submitted Request for Information (RFI) to project engineer.
  • Process RFI's and update contract drawing w/ RFI responses
  • Generate post-bid RFI's and determine cost/schedule impacts.
  • Produced RFI's and all related documents.
  • Prepare change orders, RFI's, and set up project briefings.
  • Prepared Sub-bid Packages, RFI's, Change Orders.
  • Produced and submitted RFIs to the VA representative and Architect/Engineer for clarification to the contract drawings and specifications.
  • Prepare RFI's, proposals and Submittals for on time submission of bids.
  • Prepared, reviewed and processed submittals, change orders, RFI's.
  • Attend client and subcontractor bid walks and create pre-bid RFI's.
  • Continue following up of addendums and RFI of current projects.
  • Issued RFIs to management and architects.
  • Managed the bid RFI process using owner's online bid portals (eg.

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Here's how Engineering Department is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Coordinated information from Purchasing, Materials Planning and Manufacturing Engineering departments to establish appropriate labor rates and materials costs for proposals.
  • Plan fabrication procedure and interface with clients engineering department as required and visit clients facility for field measurements.
  • Reviewed takeoffs provided by the Engineering Department and checked for mathematical and technical accuracy.
  • Work as liaison between sales and engineering department to ensure all information needed for designing the job is passed to engineering.
  • Provided end user support within the Sales and Marketing and Engineering departments for all desktop applications and network printers.
  • Worked in conjunction with the engineering department on processing plant layout, their design and site planning.
  • Served as a liaison between customers and Engineering Department to obtain layout costs and timing.
  • Work daily with customers, vendors, shop floor personnel, sales and engineering departments.
  • Coordinate with the engineering department on meeting codes with commercial structures.
  • Supervised, evaluated, and scheduled the engineering department.
  • Created detailed manual drawings for the engineering department.
  • Supported the other Engineering departments.
  • Worked with customers Engineering Department to provide guidance with regard to manufacturability of product.
  • Correspond with AI Customer Preparation of Order Confirmations in coordination with AI Estimating and Engineering Department.

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Here's how Repair Process is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Write estimates for customers and dealerships *Schedule workload *Monitor repair process/ create supplements
  • Maintained continuous communication and contact with customer throughout the repair process.
  • Communicated with insurance adjuster's during repair process.
  • Communicate effectively with customers during repair process.
  • Learned the basics of the collision repair process, estimating, part allocation, and all other aspects of collision repair.
  • Handled overflow on walk-in estimates and all aspects of repair process from initial estimates to completion of repair.
  • Provided written estimates to customers, Oversaw the repair process, and provided excellent customer service.
  • Followed the vehicle throughout the repair process delivered the finished vehicle back to the customer.
  • Called and updated customers on repair process, supplements, and newly ordered parts.
  • Collect all payments and resolve any issues or supplements arising during repair process.
  • Managed each vehicle through the repair process from start to delivery.
  • Informed customers on progression of claim and repair process.
  • Follow up throughout the entire repair process.
  • Learned repair process on a vehicle.
  • Explained repair process with customer.
  • Maintained customer contact throughout the repair process * Used sympathy and experience to provide the best customer service possible.
  • Provided initial estimates to customers as well as follow through with entire repair process, including insurance contacts.
  • Coordinated disassembly and writing of complete damage report with input from technicians involved in repair process.
  • Communicated all aspects of repair process with customers, throughout the entire repair timeline.
  • repair following vehicles through the repair process.

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20. Value Engineering
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Here's how Value Engineering is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Leveraged strong relationships across local, national and global subcontractors identifying value engineering alternatives to save cost and time.
  • Reviewed project quotes to detect oversights/improve cost estimation through value engineering to win project bids against competitors.
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates and use design drawings to identify Value Engineering alternatives.
  • Delivered value engineering suggestions at throughout design development process.
  • Experience with value engineering and limited project management.
  • Develop budgets for conceptual, negotiated, D&D, projects and provide value engineering ideas.
  • Provide General Contractors / Owners with any Value Engineering that may result in cost savings.
  • Saved approximately 10% during the purchase of plant material after deploying value engineering initiatives.
  • Coordinated with the ownership and design teams for project evaluation and value engineering process.
  • Prepared cost budgets, and value engineering for various demolition projects.
  • Provided cost savings value engineering on design build projects.
  • Prepared pricing of value engineering items.
  • Prepared Budget and Value Engineering estimates.
  • Offer Value Engineering when necessary.
  • Process submittals/shop drawings; Develop additional value engineering ideas and estimates.
  • Completed preconstruction plan, budget, and value engineering for remodel and expansion of Intuit call center.
  • Prepare take offs and quotes for bid Establish and strengthen customer relationships through teamwork and value engineering
  • Provided submittals, purchasing, design/build and value engineering support.
  • Developed Custom home estimating manual Trained entry level estimators on cost estimating and value engineering Developed systems for monitoring cost control and
  • Assist with "value engineering" for projects with customer, architects, engineers, and sales staff.

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21. CCC
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Here's how CCC is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Position involved automobile appraising utilizing CCC Pathways computerized estimating system.
  • Experience with CCC One, CCC One Touch, ALLDATA, Mitchell University, Mitchell & Profit Net Shop Management systems.
  • Write collision estimates for customers and insurers, using ADP, CCC, and Mitchell software.
  • Estimated auto body repair using CCC estimating system, ADP estimating system.
  • Earned certificate for Advanced CCC Pathways estimating training.
  • Worked on CCC Pathways est systems.
  • Utilized CCC and ADP estimating systems.
  • Trained by state farm, and CCC.
  • Survey's always came back 10, s and yes always built a good relationship with my customers Familiar with CCC1
  • Calculate labor and component repair and replacement cost using CCC One and Audatex, and sourcing of vehicle parts.
  • Trained and certified to write estimates using: CCC One, CCC One Touch, Mitchell, and Audatex.
  • State farm Service First Coordinator.. All DRP documentation in Mitchell, CCC ONE, and ADP estimating systems.
  • Estimated parts and labor to repair damage, using the CCC One program and knowledge of automotive repair.
  • Complete an average of 20 estimates per day using Mitchell, CCC One and Audatex software.
  • Utilized CCC One, Rome Management System, Collision Link, Parts Trader.
  • Entered customer's and insurance companies information into CCC One.
  • Write estimates and supplements using Audetex and CCC.
  • Use CCC Pathways and CCC One to write Estimates Minimize Supplements using thorough teardowns Online Search and Order of specialty parts
  • Request Assignments threw CCC1 , AUDITEX Parts Ordering Keep customers updated on progress of repairs.
  • Handle State Farm account and made sure vehicles were back to pre accidental condition Skills: Shoplink, CCCone

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Here's how Xactimate is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Developed Relationships with Insurance Claims Adjusters Demonstrated proficiency utilizing Exactimate Insurance software Established a presence at Industry Associations-AICA and IIABAZ
  • Lead structural estimator proficient in Xactimate, including graphical sketching techniques.
  • Prepared written estimates utilizing the insurance company's software Exactimate.
  • Estimated both mitigation and restoration costs using Xactimate.
  • Complete estimates using Xactimate and Alacrity programs.
  • Create entire scope of work to be completed using company created program through Excel or Xactimate.
  • Transcribe damaged personal property into Excel spreadsheet and evaluate price value of items using Xactimate 27
  • Use of computer estimating software, (Xactimate) to prepare scope of damages.
  • Reported all estimates and findings using Xactimate and Time and Materials method.
  • Compose comparative Xactimates for Smoke/Ash and Water Damage claims.
  • Sketch, Xactimate and DASH proficient.
  • Inspect and Sell restoration services to commercial and residential property owners Write estimates using Xactimate Software.
  • Managed multiple projects from initial bid using Exactimate Estimating Software to project completion
  • Created estimates using Xactimate 28 Negotiated scope of work and settlement with Adjusters.
  • Received level 1 Xactimate certificate in 2012.
  • Operate Xactimate (Xactware).
  • Transcribe confidential documents for insurance companies Price out items using Xactimate Communicated directly with Adjusters about insurance claims
  • Estimated Projects using "Xactimate" software, and prepared proposals, and generated contracts for all operations.
  • Lead Estimator in multiple, multi-phased construction projects Estimated all phases of building and repair with Xactimate software
  • Prepare detailed cost estimates and materials take-off for construction projects using Xactimate for insurance, Xactimate for Remodeler and Planswift.

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23. New Clients
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Here's how New Clients is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Supervised labor installation of paint materials to new clients and coordinated replacements with existing customers.
  • Maintained verbal/written communication with existing and new clients.
  • Maintained strong relationships with existing clients and aggressively sought out new clients to increase the organization's footprint in the market.
  • Position Responsibilities Include: Generate sales and bring in new clients for landscape maintenance and construction.
  • Perform weekly route runs to visit with existing clients, meet with new clients and prospects.
  • Maintain existing clients and adding new clients using customer service tactics and or sales techniques.
  • Developed database of new clients and updated existing clients using E2 Shop Management Software.
  • Traveled through the Puget Sound - Seattle region pursuing new clients and projects.
  • Coordinated between new clients and home owner insurance companies.
  • Identified new clients and projects to promote business development.
  • Develop new clients and expand into new markets.
  • Develop & maintain relationships with current/ new clients.
  • Marketed to engineers to produce new clients
  • Establish good relationships with new clients.
  • Maintained databases to record purchase orders, inventory, and client contacts Developed new clients throughout the Indiana and Kentucky sales territories
  • Seek out new clients, through Bidtool and other sources of bidding, and contacting established clients.
  • Conducted phone/in-home estimates with new clients * Fielded security system questions and minor troubleshooting * Advised clients on security/fire system needs
  • Project Estimating Project Planning Advertising Generate new clients Purchase materials for construction projects

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24. State Farm
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Here's how State Farm is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Attended State Farm Estimator Training Facility School- October 1994 for 3 weeks of technical & body repair training.
  • Handled the Farmers acct for the dealership and assisted with the State Farm acct as well.
  • Acted as the main contact between the insurance company (State Farm) and the homeowner.
  • Estimated collision repairs for State Farm, Hartford, AIG, Fireman's Fund customers.
  • Handle the State Farm Select Service acct for the dealership.
  • Estimate as a select service shop for State Farm insurance.
  • File handler for Premier Service Program losses with State Farm.
  • Assisted in managing State Farm's Direct Repair Program.
  • Handled Farmers and State Farm direct repair accounts.
  • State Farm Insurance Field Estimator Memphis, TN
  • Managed State Farm and Traveler's accounts.
  • State Farm Ins and Farmers DRP Estimator.
  • Write DRP estimates for State Farm ins.
  • State Farm Direct Repair Program Shop
  • Managed DRP's for State Farm, 21st.
  • State Farm Service First, U.S.A.A.
  • Managed DRP accounts with insurers such as State Farm, Mercury and Wawanessa.
  • Managed insurance DRP'S programs for: State Farm, Mercury and Ameriprise
  • Experience with State Farm, Erie, Geico, MetLife and Lynx DRP programs.
  • Handled State Farm and Farmers Accounts Quality Control Parts ordering Update Customers

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Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Worked with different types of materials including stainless steel, cold rolled steel, galvanized and aluminum.
  • Source bronze, cast iron, carbon steel, stainless steel and other various materials.
  • Performed cost and sell analysis of Stainless Steel Fabrications and Millwork Items.

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26. Pre-Bid Meetings
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Here's how Pre-Bid Meetings is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Attended pre-bid meetings representing the company and relayed pertinent information.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings (where appropriate) or gather additional information required to provide an estimate for projects.
  • Represent the company at pre-bid meetings, site visits, official county meetings, and ground breaking ceremonies.
  • Represented the company at job fairs, pre-bid meetings, business opportunity seminars, and community outreach programs.
  • Visited project sites to participate in pre-bid meetings to determine scopes of work required to complete project.
  • Represented the company at pre-bid meetings, walk-through's, and site visits.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required content of estimate.
  • Attended pre-bid meetings and gathered all necessary information for specific job needs.
  • Attended pre-bid meetings to determine scopes of work and plans/specifications.
  • Review specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc.
  • Attended pre-bid meetings to accurately survey job site conditions.
  • Attended pre-bid meetings to ascertain scope of each project.
  • Performed basic field surveys and attended pre-bid meetings.
  • Attended pre-bid meetings and prepared invitations to bid.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings and site visits.
  • Attended pre-bid meetings and bid openings.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings and also project meetings with owner and architect Assisted with field punch lists and inspections.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings and jobsite visits as part of bidding process.
  • Attended all pre-bid meetings on multi-million dollar projects.
  • included: Attending pre-bid meetings.

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27. Timberline
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Here's how Timberline is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Incorporated use of spreadsheets and Timberline estimating software to meet intermediate contract milestones.
  • Utilized information from PayDirt analysis to produce self-perform Timberline Estimate.
  • Conducted Timberline training class for Houston Estimating Department.
  • Prepare Timberline estimates and develop appropriate qualifications.
  • Estimated with Timberline and Scheduled with Microsoft Project (Laid off due to the economy and lack of work)
  • Developed strong computer skills using Timberline, On-Screen Takeoff, MS Excel, MS Access and MS Project.
  • Prepared estimates for architectural woodwork bid projects per specifications using AWI standards job cost software, Timberline.
  • Assisted in inserting change order budgets into sage timberline with cost codes, and financial summaries.
  • Created and built Timberline Estimating Database, transitioning all bidding from paper to computer estimating.
  • Complete Timberline training and initiate digital take off system.
  • Enter the estimates into Timberline per Progress Energy procedure.
  • Utilize Timberline and Buy-Out software to prepare proposals.
  • Estimated with Timberline (Temporary Contract Employment)
  • Provide estimates and professional proposals for service stations, airports and other facilities using Timberline Estimating software.
  • Worked extensively with Timberline Estimating including Timberline database management, On-Screen Takeoff and Isqft programs.
  • Assist in the converting data from Timberline to Fast Building System Software Purchase orders controls and building, cost tracking
  • Worked closely with in- house architects and engineers to estimate projects using Timberline Software.
  • Worked with Timberline software company to personalize software to meet company needs.
  • Coordinate budgets for multi-family establishments(Sage Timberline).
  • Trained on "Timberline" estimating software as well as many Microsoft Office software packages.

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28. Data Entry
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Here's how Data Entry is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Compare various project documents for accuracy and consistency as well as data entry additional duties as determined by chief estimator.
  • Performed daily data entry updates, organized proposals into corresponding divisions, contacted sub-contractors for bids.
  • Prepare takeoffs, data entry into spreadsheet/estimating program.
  • Streamlined data entry and document compatibility.
  • Performed data entry of subcontractor proposals.
  • Performed data entry, data analysis, pricing and product research to provide the best services to customers.
  • Identified the costing of non-standard bid requirements with accurate data entry of the bid qualifications and casework.
  • Provide estimates through quantity survey, data entry, basic reading, and understanding of construction drawings.
  • Processed lumber estimates, data entry, extensive customer service, maintained active telephone lines.
  • Helped with accounting data entry, quality control, production clerk and the receptionist.
  • Audit annual inventory with tag accuracy, data entry and recount activity.
  • File management; customer service; billing; extensive data entry
  • Performed data entry into MS Access databases.
  • Project management and data entry.
  • Light filing and data entry.
  • Estimated the bodily damage of vehicles using NAGS pricing guidelines; In-depth communication with insurance adjustors; customer service, data entry
  • Performed Masonry, Drywall, and Metal Framing take-offs, Contacted suppliers for current pricing, Data Entry.
  • Blue print reading Data entry in excel and other specialty programs
  • Answer phones and assist with daily office operations Data Entry
  • Managed data entry in CCCone, Audatex and Parts Trader.

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29. Accurate Estimates
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Here's how Accurate Estimates is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Developed automated Excel spreadsheets as tools to aid co-workers producing more consistently accurate estimates and basis of estimates.
  • Quantified take-offs, established pricing structures and developed accurate estimates based on feasibility studies and cost comparisons
  • Analyzed engineered blueprints to provide accurate estimates to project contractors.
  • Minimized supplements by providing the most accurate estimates initially.
  • Prepared detailed and accurate estimates for interested prospects.
  • Write accurate estimates insuring quality customer service.
  • Collaborated with management, sales force, customers, customer service, and outside vendors to provide accurate estimates.
  • Managed 3 salesmen's calendars, went to customers military and civilian house to do complete and accurate estimates.
  • Worked with blueprints in Take-Off program to acquire dimensions and imaging needed for accurate estimates and presentations.
  • Provide complete and accurate estimates of materials for projects assigned to me.
  • Designed computer program to create accurate estimates in both materials and labor.
  • Analyzed blueprints, prepared & presented proposals for accurate estimates.
  • Provide accurate estimates, product quotes, and technical information.
  • Worked with architects to clarify drawings to ensure accurate estimates.
  • Write complete and accurate estimates and supplements.
  • Time management and multitasking to ensure accurate estimates.
  • Provided accurate estimates and quotes using construction documents for rebar and concrete forming packages.
  • Provided full and accurate estimates for relocations from Europe to US.
  • Used SAP and RSMeans to gather data to generate accurate estimates.
  • Executed "takeoffs" and analyzed building specs to develop accurate estimates.

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30. RFQ
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Here's how RFQ is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Facilitated RFQ process for special order engineered products.
  • Evaluated the performance of over 100 suppliers as well as researched and issued RFQ's to qualify new suppliers.
  • Respond to telephone calls and RFQ's from customers, the Outside Sales team, website, or e-mail.
  • Worked under limited supervision, based on Request for Quotes (RFQ) data from customers.
  • Read blueprints and specifications to prepare takeoff and respond to request for quotes (RFQ).
  • Ensured resources, equipment, and tooling were available to meet production and customer RFQ requirements.
  • Maintain RFQ's database and Attend RFP state meetings on a regular basis.
  • Collaborated with purchasing to solicit RFQ's for materials and outside processing.
  • Received all incoming RFQ's for entry into database and assigned accordingly.
  • Scanned all RFQ's after forwarding to customer and approved by Management.
  • Processed RFI's and RFQ's reviewed and analyzed subcontractor bids.
  • Prepare and submit RFQ's to designated Peerless vendors.
  • Developed filing system for RFQ's.
  • Create RFP's & RFQ's to vendors in order create info to Marketing Dept.
  • Prepare RFQ packages to vendors and review quotes Re-estimate and issue fabrication man-hours and material costs as requested by project management.
  • Tracked upcoming projects and contacted leads to submit RFQs and prepared bid documents based on customer or engineer specifications.
  • Determined material requirements, developed vendor Request for Quotes (RFQs), evaluated vendor quotes and initiated procurement processes.
  • Communicate with vendors/suppliers to solicit bids, quotes, proposals, RFQs, RFIs, certifications, surveys.
  • Received and filed RFQs Reviewed bid packages to identify the scope items in the package.
  • Developed Request for Quotes (RFQs).

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31. Residential Projects
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Here's how Residential Projects is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Estimate material quantity and labor required bid proposal in accordance to drawings and specifications on commercial and residential projects.
  • Performed takeoffs of plans and developed proposals for total site development of residential projects.
  • Create accurate window takeoffs for commercial residential projects from architects/engineering plans for bidding purposes
  • Provide accurate estimates of materials on commercial and large residential projects.
  • Detailed labor/material estimates and job costing for commercial and residential projects.
  • Drafted comprehensive and conceptual estimates for commercial and residential projects.
  • Estimated Commercial and Residential projects.
  • Provided complete price breakdown of trades, labor and material lists and purchase agreements for commercial and residential projects.
  • Summer Intern -> Assistant Estimator to the Chief Estimator composing bids for high-end residential projects throughout Manhattan.
  • Estimated large scale residential projects, bid all divisions, collated all information, derived the final cost,
  • Specialized in home improvements and contracts regarding city, insurance, and residential projects.
  • Conduct surveys for commercial and residential projects as well as do land research.
  • Estimated of electrical jobs for bidding on commercial, industrial and residential projects.
  • Provided accurate measurements of residential projects for sales to calculate costs with.
  • Served as the estimator on several commercial and residential projects.
  • Assisted in estimating trenching and concrete work for residential projects.
  • Prepare and send out bids for commercial/ residential projects.
  • Estimate and prepare bids for commercial and residential projects.
  • Worked independently and alongside designers to calculate costs and compose bids for multimillion dollar residential projects.
  • Estimated commercial and residential projects Develop new customer base Project Manager / Opperations Mgr.

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32. Repair Estimates
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Here's how Repair Estimates is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Assured work was performed as outlined on repair estimates accurately and efficiently in accordance with the manufacturers and insurance standards.
  • Worked as an auto estimator providing auto repair estimates to customers and insurance companies.
  • Prepared damage repair estimates by comparing and evaluating different repair methodologies.
  • Prepare collision repair estimates for customers.
  • Write collision repair estimates for BMW, Audi, Toyota/Scion, Honda, Nissan, Hyundai, and Chevrolet/Hummer customers.
  • Write repair estimates in a high volume shop, while providing outstanding service to our customers.
  • Speak and write clearly and concisely, prepare letters and memos and write repair estimates.
  • Inspect ISO tank containers, write repair estimates and submit for approval.
  • Inspect and develop repair estimates for residential and light commercial customers.
  • Drafted collision repair estimates for customers and many DRP programs.
  • Work with insurance companies in obtaining agreed repair estimates.
  • Assess vehicle damage and generate damage repair estimates.
  • Negotiated agreed repair estimates with body shops.
  • Input data to determine vehicle repair estimates.
  • Provide Written Repair Estimates for Customers Maintain documentation and photos for direct repair insurance companies
  • Estimate vehicle damage and direct repair estimates for insurance companys
  • Developed construction and reconstruction cost of repair estimates and bids with baseline production schedules for all phases of design and building.
  • Enter data into computer system, and answer phone Complete car repair estimates for service team.
  • Expedite Recon Collision March 2017- Present Estimator - Wrote auto body repair estimates and negotiated with insurance companies.
  • Meet with clients, inspect damages, write repair estimates using Xactimate.

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33. Order Parts
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Here's how Order Parts is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Order parts, set up rentals, write supplements, while maintaining contact with customers and insurance companies throughout repair process.
  • Generate computerized estimates * Negotiate with insurance companies * Order parts and see repair through the shop from start to finish
  • Greet customers, write estimates, balance files, order parts, deliver cars to customers.
  • Order parts, check in parts, sort and distribute auto parts to corresponding tech.
  • Order Parts, Input Supplements and update Production Schedule.
  • Order parts, and assigned job orders to technicians.
  • Locate and order parts for vehicles being repaired.
  • Order parts and oversee supplements with body techs.
  • Process Parts Trader when necessary and order parts.
  • Schedule, order parts, assign work.
  • Order parts and quality control.
  • Order parts and answering phones.
  • Order parts, best price matching.
  • Write damage appraisals, handle customer and insurance relations, order parts and oversee daily progress of the repairs.
  • Opened and made changes to work orders, order parts, estimate, and transfer to biller.
  • Order parts for vehicle repairs Daily office responsibilities, answering phone calls, replying to emails.
  • Follow cars through the shop and order parts and process supplements in a timely manner.
  • Order parts Over see repair process, add anything additional needed for proper repair.
  • Order parts and manage the workflow process.
  • Estimate collision damage Customer service Order parts Constant contact with insurance companies Constant contact with the technicians Deliver vehicles Human Resources

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Here's how Labor Costs is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Provided accurate estimates of material and labor costs associated with the construction of municipal, industrial and commercial developments.
  • Designed custom products and estimated material and labor costs of fabrication / production and presented proposals to prospective customers.
  • Estimate material and labor costs for installation of new commercial heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems from engineering drawings.
  • Developed methods for establishing pricing for various custom products by researching material and labor costs from a variety of sources.
  • Provide material lists and labor costs for the construction on a new residence or a remodeling project.
  • Prepared material costs, labor costs using estimating software and hard cost material pricing with suppliers.
  • Estimated material acquisition labor costs using cost estimating relationships (CER's).
  • Generate proposals for jobs: pricing, materials, labor costs etc.
  • Budget calculations for material and labor costs, based on job specifications.
  • Estimate material and labor costs for structural foundation and site work.
  • Compiled spreadsheets to figure out material, equipment and labor costs.
  • Utilized MS Excel to calculate material quantities and labor costs.
  • Restructured estimating standards for field, fabrication and labor costs.
  • Check material and labor costs when updating previous quotes.
  • Improved efficiency reduced waste and labor costs.
  • Calculate Material and Labor Costs.
  • Performed constructability analysis, managed material and labor costs throughout contract obligation.
  • Steel Fabrications) Estimate new customer quote requests including blueprint reading, sourcing materials, estimating material and labor costs.
  • Determined scope changes by reviewing plans and specifications Estimated the changes in material and labor costs.
  • Created spread sheets to estimate materials and labor costs Wrote proposals to contractors on an estimate price

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35. Formulate Estimates
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Here's how Formulate Estimates is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Consult with management, vendors and other individuals to discuss and formulate estimates and identify targeted opportunities.
  • Consulted to formulate estimates with other personnel.
  • Formulate estimates for non-program repair facilities.
  • Consult with clients, vendors, personnel in other departments or construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Determine cost effectiveness for construction projects and consult with clients, vendors, or other entities to discuss and formulate estimates.
  • Consult with clients, personnel in other departments, and set designers to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Consult with project managers, vendors, personnel in other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Consult with clients, vendors, engineers and construction personnel to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Consult with cross-functional teams including tile vendors, management, and clients to formulate estimates and resolve issues.
  • Consulted with vendors and construction foremen to discuss and formulate estimates and resolve impending issues.
  • Consulted with clients, vendors, and others to discuss and formulate estimates.
  • Consulted to formulate estimates with clients.

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Here's how Cost Effectiveness is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Reviewed construction drawings and engineering specifications for cost effectiveness and suggestions for value engineering alternatives where applicable.
  • Ensured cost effectiveness of projects by performing quantitative take-offs and estimates.
  • Developed cost analysis and determined cost effectiveness for construction projects.
  • Evaluated product cost effectiveness and profitability.
  • Determine most feasible methods and cost effectiveness of unit(s) fabrication for shipping, and field offloading and installation.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of products, projects or services, tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops.
  • Manage planning, organizing, and scheduling work, selecting vendors or subcontractors, and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Examined specifications, sample layouts, calculated unit, production costs to determine cost effectiveness and competitive pricing.
  • Review subcontractors and outsourcing's quotes and determined quotes most suitable and cost effectiveness for bids.
  • Assessed cost effectiveness of products, parts, tools and labor relative to each project.
  • Research price proposals and other data to determine price structure and assess cost effectiveness.
  • Consult with vendors and clients to resolve issues and assess cost effectiveness of projects.
  • Assessed cost effectiveness to products, projects, or services.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of equipment material, or services.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of various products and procedures.
  • Assessed cost effectiveness of projects.
  • Factorsincluded planning, organizing and scheduling work, preparing bids, selecting vendors and subcontractors and determining cost effectiveness.
  • Assess cost effectiveness of material, labor, equipment and subcontracts through out the course of the project as required.7.
  • Evaluated cost effectiveness of repair against replacement of parts.Streamlined order and process parts per the repair order.
  • Apply due diligence to projects andcost effectiveness to maximize potential profits.

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Performed customer service duties including answering phone calls and scheduling appointments.
  • Perform various Front Desk duties, answer phone calls and direct both calls and customers to correct estimators.
  • Receive phone calls, shop drawings, plus read blueprints from our customers to put bids together.
  • Conducted office support duties such as generating copies, answering telephone calls, and sending faxes.
  • General clerical duties including taking incoming phone calls, organizing invoices, and scheduling services.
  • Handled customer phone calls and offered pricing, availability, and resolution of product concerns.
  • General Office Administration Duties, Audits, Typing, Filing, and Phone Calls.
  • Coordinated the Invitation to Bid process with follow through including phone calls.
  • Pick up phone calls and send emails to qualify subcontractor proposals.
  • Follow up on leads from outbound and inbound phone calls.
  • Followed up with trades until job close via phone calls.
  • Streamlined follow up emails and phone calls on bids.
  • Answer phone calls and any questions they may have.
  • Assist with making phone calls and scheduling customers.
  • Answer emails and phone calls.
  • Answer phone calls, as well as make phone calls.
  • Answered phone calls and disbursed the calls to whom they were needing to speak with.
  • Follow up with phone calls to subs confirming bid status.
  • Answered telephone calls Made calls to contractors to place bids
  • Answer phone calls Follow up with potential leads Price out jobs Invoice jobs

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38. Usaa
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Here's how Usaa is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Trained to write estimates for several Direct Repair insurance companies including, State Farm, USAA, and Farmers Insurance.
  • Provided insurance quality estimates and photos to multiple insurance companies including USAA, Farmers, Travelers, MetLife and more.
  • Handled direct repair programs, including: USAA, State Farm, American Family, MetLife and Allstate.
  • Handled direct repair programs, including: USAA, MetLife, Progressive, State Farm and AAA.
  • Developed excellent working relationship with USAA adjusters and members to facilitate the claims and repair process.
  • Handled insurance appraisals for multiple insurance companies including: State Farm, Allstate and USAA
  • Handled multiple Insurance companies such as USAA, AAA and Progressive Insurance.
  • Managed USAA STAR program repair files from start to finish.
  • Managed USAA, SAFECO, LIBERTY MUTUAL, ESURANCE, AND STATE FARM.
  • State Farm, USAA, ERIE, Hartford
  • Provided status reports of vehicle progress on a weekly basis.Handled USAA Stars Program and Nationwide Blue Ribbon Account.
  • Meet with representatives from various insurance companies, including, but not limited to, USAA and Safeco.
  • Experienced in CCC1 and the Geico RX and FX programs along with Nationwide and USAA DRP work.
  • Create mitigation and repair estimates for USAA, Metlife, and others through their preferred contractor programs.
  • Service Progressive, State farm, Infinity, USAA, Windhaven accounts.
  • write estimates for USAA, Farmers, Hartford, and State Farm, as a DRP.
  • write body damage estimates for state farm, nationwide, usaa.
  • Manage USAA DRP Program , Assist with varios insurance companies , and assist with customer walk in estimates.
  • Manage USAA DRP Program Process claims Handle Total Loss Reports Final Bill Repairs.
  • Handled all DRP Total Loss vehicles,Auto Club,State Farm,Farmers, and USAA.

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39. Sales Representatives
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Here's how Sales Representatives is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Analyzed and calculated quote requests and work orders for customers and sales representatives, to ensure company profitability.
  • Cultivated relationships with manufacturer and distributor sales representatives and maintain design library.
  • Developed product training programs and presented to sales representatives in seminars.
  • Assisted outside sales representatives estimate building material orders and ordered materials.
  • Reviewed incoming magazine and catalog quote requests from sales representatives.
  • Coordinated with customers, subcontractors, inspectors and sales representatives.
  • Support up to 20 outside sales representatives including project scheduling, follow up, website support and cost estimates.
  • Assisted Sales Manager in Interviewing and training of new sales representatives both individually and in a classroom setting.
  • Corresponded with field sales representatives, architects, contractors, and personnel in preparation of sales bids.
  • Performed in house training of work flow for the sales representatives that were part of the acquisition.
  • Supply bid packets and pricing for irrigation Material Take Off estimates to 10 sales representatives
  • Direct reports: Sales Representatives, Customer Service Representatives, Estimators and Planners.
  • Worked closely with regional sales representatives to track sales and pricing.
  • Acted as a liaison between outside sales representatives and their accounts.
  • Train new sales representatives with the latest printing techniques.
  • Communicated and provided exceptional service to our sales representatives, customers, manufacturers, and venders.
  • Communicated daily with residential and commercial builders and building material sales representatives.
  • Interacted directly with customers and Williamhouse sales representatives throughout the United States.
  • Supported five sales representatives by estimating costs for pre-press, sheet-fed and web offset litho printing.
  • Estimate house & building plans start to finish -Assist sales representatives & other departments -Project sales -Customer relations

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40. Allstate
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Here's how Allstate is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Performed all tasks relating to each aspect of insurance claims with customers including Direct Repair Program carriers such as Allstate.
  • Worked directly with customers and insurance companies such as Farmers, Allstate and State Farm and many more.
  • Handled Direct Repair Claims for State Farm, Nationwide, and Allstate * Top Producer in Collision Center
  • Prepare scope/estimates for clients: Nationwide, Allstate, AIG, Austin Ind., etc.
  • Handled direct repair program for Allstate, Farmers and Hartford Insurance
  • Developed strong relationships in the region; Allstate and MetLife.
  • Prepared estimates for Allstate Pro and Enterprise Rental accounts.
  • Account management for State Farm, Allstate and independents.
  • Provide estimates and supplements for Allstate and Liberty Mutual.
  • Added Allstate Insurance as a Direct Repair partner.
  • Use Allstate guidelines for Estimating insurance claims.
  • Handled Farmers and Allstate direct repair accounts.
  • Handle the Allstate and State Farm acct for the dealership.
  • Set up EFT accounts with Allstate & State Farm.
  • State Farm, Allstate, Erie, Hanover
  • Write estimates for clients, and insurance companies such as Statefarm, Allstate, and Farmers Also managed Auto watch.
  • Follow DRP guidlines of all Major carriers including State Farm, Allstate, Liberty Mutual, AAA.
  • Account manager over State Farm, Allstate, Safeco, Liberty Mutual, Mercury and Farmers.
  • worked with Allstate as GRP Estimator, Customer relations,
  • Worked with DRP programs for Safeco, Allstate, Nationwide, Enterprise, Metlife, and Ameriprise.

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41. RFP
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Here's how RFP is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Analyze and recommend optimal labor compositions designed to present a competitive and competent staffing solution that meets all RFP requirements.
  • Estimated manufacturing and engineering material costs based on RFP data.
  • Prepare unit price, lump sum, and time & material RFP's/RFQ's for projects and turn-around's within Southeast region.
  • Served as the mechanical estimator for Wall's Electric preparing cost plus bid proposals in response to government RFP's.
  • Supported Account Managers on RFP's and Bids by providing accurate budgets and cost cutting strategies.
  • Reviewed and interpreted request for proposal (RFP) and solicitation documents for design intent.
  • Read, interrupt, and provide pricing in accordance with customer RFP.
  • Send RFP and release project details to solicit and obtain contractor bid.
  • Review plans, specifications, and RFP's preparatory to bidding projects.
  • Establish Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) as required by RFP/RFQ.
  • Understand client RFP requirements to ensure solution offered meets client expectations.
  • Generate letter and spreadsheets for answering the RFP/RFQ s.
  • Priced hard bid estimates based on owners RFP.
  • Preform Site Surveys, RFP/RFQ take-off Cabling Estimates.
  • Submit RFPs to vendors/subcontractors for miscellaneous services.
  • Analyze construction document drawings, specifications, addenda, and RFP's received from various clients.
  • Reviewed client RFP requirements and created bid timeline with Chief Estimator.
  • Tracked RFPs and bids to develop new business opportunities.
  • Worked with Marketing to turn in RFQ & RFP 4.
  • Developed complete construction documentation and scope of work for subcontractors and managed RFPs & RFIs.

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42. Sales Staff
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Here's how Sales Staff is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Assisted Estimator in providing quotes in concession stand casework, cabinetry and equipment by working closely with vendors and sales staff.
  • Communicate with project managers, design teams, vendors, sales staff, and installation crews on a daily basis.
  • Worked with Applications Engineering and Sales Staff for listing and pricing conveyor systems and other material handling equipment / automation.
  • Worked with the sales staff to analyze product quote requests and create order estimates for current and potential customers.
  • Performed material estimating, blueprint take-off's in support of a sales staff of three outside sales people.
  • Coordinated with vendors, sales staff, and production scheduling to provide optimal value for our customers.
  • Processed change orders quickly and provided base house, option pricing and sales literature to sales staff.
  • Trained inside sales staff, maintained and exceeded sales goals while also serving as the Office Manager.
  • Prepare estimates for sales staff based on customer needs and best available materials and methods.
  • Worked closely with the sales staff and project managers to maintain daily scheduling requirements.
  • Provided flooring quantity estimates for sales staff on negotiated and seal bids projects.
  • Provided support to Sales Staff, coordinating travel and processing expense reports.
  • Provide sales staff with all commodity counts and pricing for bid projects.
  • Interacted daily with sales staff, clients, vendors, and subcontractors.
  • Assist sales staff with technical assistance in design and product information.
  • Produce proposals and presentation packets for the sales staff.
  • Trained both new Residential and Commercial outside sales staff.
  • Assist sales staff in creating sales proposals.
  • Set final margins with sales staff.
  • Develop material take-off from Civil/Mechanical plans/utilities *Guide sales staff through bid process *Reading and interpreting specifications

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43. Labor Requirements
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Here's how Labor Requirements is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Evaluated customer specifications and needs, reviewed data to determine material and labor requirements.
  • Review data to determine material and labor requirements and prepares itemized lists.
  • Develop assembly process programs, with necessary tooling and labor requirements.
  • Analyzed drawings and specifications and produced material and labor requirements.
  • Determine labor requirements for dispatching workers to construction sites.
  • Assessed labor requirements and develop material budgets.
  • Estimate construction project labor requirements.
  • Estimated and assessed labor requirements.
  • Prepare detailed Take-Offs for Vendor review, and costing Reviewed data to determine material and labor requirements and prepared itemized lists.
  • Worked on an installation crew to learn the labor requirements that it takes to build the fence from start to finish.
  • Challenge engineers on the labor requirements necessary to perform contractual obligations to provide increased value to the end customer.
  • Assisted in estimating material and labor requirements for new home construction and tracked construction cost for project in progress.
  • Reviewed material and labor requirements to decide whether it was more cost effective to produce or purchase components.
  • Evaluated technical proposals to determine costs, material and labor requirements to prepare bid proposal and program budgets.
  • Created quote and review quotes and jobs to verify accuracy of bills of materials and labor requirements.
  • Reviewed material and labor requirements to drive produce-or-purchase decisions based on cost, timing, and strategy.
  • Travel to job sites to gather information on materials needed, labor requirements, and other factors
  • Worked with account managers to revise margin levels and labor requirements for targeted customers.
  • Reviewed material and labor requirements to decise whether it is more cost-effective to produce or purchase components.
  • Determined, oversaw and obtained trip permits to get oversized loads to the job site Determined the labor requirements of projects.

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44. Contract Documents
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Here's how Contract Documents is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Review of contract documents including Design drawings, Specifications and other related documentation to prepare Construction Cost Estimate.
  • Composed close-out manuals, Organized contract documents
  • Analyze blueprints, specifications, proposals and contract documents to prepare time schedules, materials and labor estimates for HVAC projects.
  • Served as Contract Secretary which involved, maintenance of PIF's, Certificates of Insurance, and all other contract documents.
  • Gather, complete, compile, and maintain all materials required for project close out documents as specified in contract documents.
  • Meet with clients daily to discuss building options and assist with problems arising from contract documents and design issues.
  • Obtain permits, schedule/manage subcontractors, ensure adherence to construction & contract documents, cost control and tracking.
  • Search databases for upcoming projects and then assemble relative contract documents to create a job profile.
  • Review project specific contract requirements in relation to the contract documents provided by the owner.
  • Coordinated with project managers to determine pricing of changes to contract documents within time constraints.
  • Translated contract documents from English to Spanish for laborers of organization, per owners instruction
  • Review contract documents and contract modifications to determine scope of work changes.
  • Receive and review all contract documents for RFQ's received.
  • Reviewed bids from suppliers/subs to ensure compliance to contract documents
  • Assist with contract obligations, contracts and subcontract documents.
  • Read blue prints, review contract documents and specifications.
  • Obtain, prepare and submit bid/contract documents for upcoming bids/proposals/projects.
  • Review plans, revisions, specifications, addendums, RFI's, and contract documents on incoming project proposals.
  • Reviewed contract documents and checked for latest addendums.
  • Use Submittal Exchange to review change management docs and post drawings using Bluebeam PDF Revu to maintain current contract documents.

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45. Project Specifications
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Here's how Project Specifications is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Performed detailed site inspections to collect project specifications to develop comprehensive project quotes.
  • Prepare project specifications from architectural take offs for budgeting and labor estimates.
  • Coordinated with external sales team to develop project specifications when needed.
  • Cross check project specifications against municipal standards and specifications.
  • Verify equipment, lighting proposal with project specifications.
  • Read and interpret project specifications and documents.
  • Review project specifications to determine scope of work and specific restriction that will affect the overall cost to perform a project.
  • Measure project blueprints, paper plans and electronic plans, while maintaining project specifications.
  • Provide quotes requested by customers based on project specifications & plan drawings.
  • Read Architectural Drawings Counting and Figuring Items to Quote per Project Specifications.
  • Read & interpret project specifications & blue prints.
  • Review project specifications, documents and blueprints.
  • Secured and reviewed project specifications and drawings, identified and resolved discrepancies as warranted.
  • Authored Project Information Sheet that compiled and organized project specifications required throughout project lifecycle.
  • Estimated multi-million dollar modular projects in accordance with project specifications and plans.
  • Attend pre-bid meetings, review project specifications and consult with manufacturers to provide accurate roof designs and estimates.
  • Check project specifications for upcoming jobs to bid.
  • Reviewed project specifications (i.e.
  • Assessed and streamlined print project specifications from prepress through delivery to enhance production, reduce cost and ensure highest product quality.
  • Work from home via internet) Check project specifications for upcoming jobs to bid.

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46. Bid Process
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Here's how Bid Process is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Developed excellent working relationships with General Contractors, collaborating closely throughout the bid process, resulting in long-term business relationships.
  • Provided assistance in the bid process by reviewing preliminary drawings and specifications and soliciting sub bidders.
  • Partnered with the Senior Estimator for SPD in creating a TEAM oriented approach towards the bid process of each project.
  • Bid and managed the bid process for federal and aviation fueling contracts in the $300,000 to $15,000,000 range.
  • Create scopes of work and value engineering options for projects, during bid process.
  • Communicated with subcontractors and suppliers throughout bid process to verify scope of work.
  • Provide assistance in the bid process, by reviewing preliminary drawings.
  • Managed bid process to ensure all bids were completed by deadlines.
  • Estimated Commercial Lighting Packages for the competitive bid process.
  • Called on contractors to negotiate bid process.
  • Organized lighting spread sheets for bid process.
  • Follow Public bid process and procedure.
  • Manage estimating - bid process.
  • Managed the bid process for select bid projects in the $100,000 to $6,500,000 range.
  • Searched for projects to bid, completed bid process from takeoffs through contract document examination and bid submittals.
  • Experienced in Heavy Bid HCSS, Procore, Viewpoint are used for Bid process management, Cost management.
  • Hired as an entry level millwork estimator and quickly began troubleshooting bottlenecks in the bid process.
  • Coordinated and expedited subcontractor bid process including distribution of bid documents and addenda Performed quantity take-offs for all building trades
  • Project lead for lump sum & negotiated estimates Train new employees on the bid process and ensure a smooth on-boarding process
  • Attend offsite pre-construction meetings during the bid process.

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47. Architectural Plans
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Here's how Architectural Plans is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Estimated bids for mechanical contracts based on architectural plans deriving numbers from industry standards, commercial equipment pricing and union contracts.
  • Required knowledge of estimation software, various products and installation procedures, and reading architectural plans and specifications.
  • Reviewed architectural plans, blueprints, specifications and proposals to determine material and labor cost requirements.
  • Review architectural plans and specifications to generate detailed bills of material for vendor pricing.
  • Developed and drafted architectural plans and specifications for construction projects.
  • Review engineering and architectural plans.
  • Assist customers with flooring, bathroom and pool design Prepared bids based on architectural plans Estimate construction or remodeling costs for clients
  • Read architectural plans and identify the areas/details that call for stucco or EIFS for single-family homes to large commercial structures.
  • Used residential architectural plans to create color coded packets for field crew to identify foam & metal locations.
  • Formulated complete roofing & sheet metal material lists from architectural plans and specifications to determine bid amounts.
  • Manage architectural plans, coordination of plan creating, editing, detailing, storage and dissemination.
  • Prepared quantity take-off on architectural plans and calculate the cost of the project for proposes buildings.
  • Worked with MS Office and BluBeamRev to markup architectural plans.
  • Reviewed architectural plans, specifications and addendums for potential project bids.
  • Reviewed architectural plans to determine amount of flooring material needed/cost.
  • Prepared submittals and reviewed architectural plans.
  • Review proposal specifications, architectural plans, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc.
  • Reviewed architectural plans and estimated floor and wall finishes for many interior projects.
  • Interpret Specifications and Architectural plans Work with factories on pricing Provide quotes for contractors
  • Job Description:- Review Architectural Plans using OST for Millwork and casework.

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48. Quickbooks
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Here's how Quickbooks is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Created estimates in QuickBooksSent purchase orders Contacted customers regarding estimates Contacted vendors for quotes on products
  • Managed accounts receivables using QuickBooks.
  • Totaled price and tax on merchandise purchased by customers, using Excel, QuickBooks, and calculator.
  • Tracked all sales accounts & contacts digitally using software such as SalesForce and QuickBooks.
  • Utilized QuickBooks software to perform Payroll, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
  • Input all supplier invoices into QuickBooks System Complete weekly cash flow report
  • Managed taking payments, deposits in QuickBooks, and accounts receivable.
  • Use QuickBooks to create and track purchase orders.
  • Used the QuickBooks to quote the price for the customer.
  • Redesigned the accounting system with Quickbooks to provide more timely and accurate reporting and to provide detailed estimate information.
  • Prepare bids for commercial fence projects with QuickBooks, Excel, and eTakeoff software.
  • Performed backup duties for bookkeeping department using Quickbooks.
  • Help support project manger by communicating with vendors and customers.Familiar with Quickbooks-Construction.
  • Reviewed subcontractor and supplier quotes for accuracy and efficiencies using Quickbooks.
  • Certified Professional for Quickbooks Online & Quickbooks Payroll.
  • Download Plans Estimate Division 15 & 16 Mechanical and Electrical A/P A/R Quickbooks Payroll H/R Assistant

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49. New Customers
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Here's how New Customers is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Developed solid business relations with existing and new customers.
  • Obtained new customers through developing advertising strategies.
  • Experience in Telemarketing on potential new customers.
  • Give daily customer service to existing customers, and constantly work on growing company by adding new customers.
  • Collaborated with colleagues to exchange selling strategies and marketing mailings to existing and potential new customers.
  • Developed cost structure for Just-In-Time warehousing programs for current and potential new customers.
  • Field service technician repairing and maintenance roofs of existing and new customers.
  • Produced a $500,000.00 book of new customers in my first year.
  • Initial point of contact for new customers and current clients.
  • Recognized for increasing sales by attracting new customers to BMT.
  • Used interpersonal skills to acquire new customers.
  • Prepared sample packages for new customers.
  • Seek out potential new customers.
  • Manage sales for Primary and Blacksmithing Department, including the development of new customers in order to fully utilize key machines.
  • Prospect new customers and maintain current business relationships 541.521.7464 peteohlsen@msn.com
  • Key Highlights: Prospected for new customers and business relationships.
  • Assisted in prepartions and placement of orders for new customers.
  • Assisted new customers Determined Product pricing Worked with outside sales staff to cultivate and maintain customer/supplier relationship
  • Estimated all construction projects Met with new customers Customer follow up in addressing punch list
  • Performed job estimates for insurance claims * Acquired new customers and jobs for company Fairchild Construction, Inc.

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50. Floor Plans
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Here's how Floor Plans is used in Estimator jobs:
  • Provided insulation pricing on commercial property by estimating jobs using floor plans
  • Prepare information from scaled floor plans, site measurements, AutoCAD, PDF and scanned drawings to calculate flooring/wall installations.
  • Prepared CAD drawings of floor plans using 20/20 Excel Interior Design Program and estimated cost of installation.
  • Assist Chief Estimator in efficiently estimating material costs for 24 variations of model homes/floor plans.
  • Read Architectural floor plans for any and all flooring material take-offs and pricing.
  • Perform a comprehensive take-off of individual units from floor plans and elevations.
  • Prepared thorough quantity take-offs on floor plans, schematics and construction documents.
  • Create floor plan and redesign floor plans when need to be changed.
  • Developed shop drawings including floor plans, elevations, and details.
  • Reviewed and measured floor plans for each home released for construction.
  • Prepared floor plans for building permit departments and took final measurements.
  • Scan drawings and floor plans and upload them into the database.
  • Draw up scale floor plans.
  • Prepared commercial and residential estimates for sales personnel *Completed on-site measurements and prepared detailed floor plans
  • Experience includes: Read floor plans and developed window and sliding glass door take offs for cost estimates.
  • Talked to general contractors Looked up bids on floor plans with other companies
  • Put together floor plans by measuring out jobs and attending bid walkthroughs.
  • Draw floor plans of structures in Xactimate sketch program.
  • Draw options & floor plans for various custom homebuilders.
  • Estimate projects according to Floor Plan Write proposal according to estimate Bid on test & Balance projects Edit floor plans on AutoCAD

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20 Most Common Skills For An Estimator

General Contractors

20.2%

Project Management

11.5%

Customer Service

8.5%

Insurance Companies

7.7%

Sales Department

6.8%

Quantity Take-Offs

5.7%

New Construction

5.3%

Bid Proposals

4.7%

Cost Estimates

3.6%

Architectural Drawings

3.5%

CAD

3.1%

Job Site

2.8%

Cost Savings

2.6%

Purchase Orders

2.3%

Hvac

2.3%

Direct Repair Programs

2.0%

RFI

2.0%

Engineering Department

1.8%

Repair Process

1.8%

Value Engineering

1.6%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Estimator

Rank Skill
1 General Contractors 16.4%
2 Project Management 9.4%
3 Customer Service 6.9%
4 Insurance Companies 6.2%
5 Sales Department 5.5%
6 Quantity Take-Offs 4.7%
7 New Construction 4.3%
8 Bid Proposals 3.8%
9 Cost Estimates 2.9%
10 Architectural Drawings 2.8%
11 CAD 2.5%
12 Job Site 2.3%
13 Cost Savings 2.1%
14 Purchase Orders 1.9%
15 Hvac 1.8%
16 Direct Repair Programs 1.6%
17 RFI 1.6%
18 Engineering Department 1.5%
19 Repair Process 1.4%
20 Value Engineering 1.3%
21 CCC 1.1%
22 Xactimate 1.0%
23 New Clients 0.9%
24 State Farm 0.9%
25 Stainless Steel 0.9%
26 Pre-Bid Meetings 0.8%
27 Timberline 0.8%
28 Data Entry 0.8%
29 Accurate Estimates 0.7%
30 RFQ 0.7%
31 Residential Projects 0.6%
32 Repair Estimates 0.6%
33 Order Parts 0.6%
34 Labor Costs 0.6%
35 Formulate Estimates 0.6%
36 Cost Effectiveness 0.6%
37 Phone Calls 0.5%
38 Usaa 0.5%
39 Sales Representatives 0.5%
40 Allstate 0.5%
41 RFP 0.5%
42 Sales Staff 0.5%
43 Labor Requirements 0.5%
44 Contract Documents 0.5%
45 Project Specifications 0.5%
46 Bid Process 0.4%
47 Architectural Plans 0.4%
48 Quickbooks 0.4%
49 New Customers 0.4%
50 Floor Plans 0.4%
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