GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Sealants Estimator is responsible for the overall pricing and bidding of projects within the sealants division. This person is responsible for project leads, budgeting, estimates in and outside of Wells and reports directly to the Director of Sales/Estimating.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Read & interpret plans and specifications.
- Utilize tools for project leads such as builders' exchanges, construct connect, etc.
- Perform takeoffs for projects in sealants, waterproofing, restoration, and fire stopping.
- Develop tracking mechanisms for project cost estimates to use for historical costs.
- Analysis of job costs on projects to establish production rates in estimates.
- Estimate necessary construction equipment & materials to complete the project.
- Job setup process internally with accounting
- Establish scope of work and sequence for each job necessary for proper pricing
- Assist in building scopes of work outside of Wells jobs, including waterproofing/firestopping.
- Visit existing Wells jobs/clients for building restoration/re-caulk needs.
- Build relationships with architects, contractors, and materials suppliers.
- Develop expertise in new scope areas of the Sealants and Restoration Group
- Complete special projects as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Must have interpersonal communication skills to interact with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
- Experience with Microsoft Office.
- Must be able to solve problems quickly and efficiently.
- Large and complex project experience preferred.
- Must always carry in a professional manner.
- Must be able to lead a team with respect and dignity.
- Ability to work with others to get tasks completed efficiently.
- Must be motivated and self-driven to complete a task.
- Knowledge of means/methods used in sealants and waterproofing.
- Understand and accepts changes that are implemented to become Best-in-Class.
- High School Diploma or GED
- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Construction Management preferred
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ ADA ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
- Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination for typing, filing, and using office equipment.
- Visual acuity and ability to read small print.
- Hearing acuity and ability to communicate effectively with others.
- Ability to lift and move office supplies and equipment.
- Mobility and ability to move around the office as needed.
- Possession of a valid driver's license, and the ability to operate a motor vehicle.
- Minimal risk of exposure to unusual elements.
- Minimal risk of safety precautions.
- General Office Environment
- Intermittent field / jobsite visits will require safety precautions, which may coincide with exposure to harsh weather.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be assigned by his/her supervisor.
Wells is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Wells participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your I-9 Form information to confirm you are authorized to work in the U.S
Wells values our employees and is committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. We offer paid holidays, health, dental and vision insurance, as well as flex spending for medical and daycare, a health savings account, and 401(k) plan with profit sharing. We'll also pay your premium for short- and long-term disability, and life insurance.*
*Please note that the benefits listed here are for non-union employees. Benefits for union employees are covered under separate collective bargaining agreements which can be obtained through their union business agent or their HR representative.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)