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Building and Construction

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USD40000.00-50000.00 per year

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Branch Information

Cedar Rapids, IA - (USA) 3318 First Ave NE Suite F - Kenwood Plaza IA Cedar Rapids , IA - 52402 Phone : 319-366-7661



Job Description

Estimator - Coralville, IA

Manpower has an immediate DIRECT HIRE opening for an Estimator based out of Coralville, IA. This position is with a rapidly growing company that manufactures a high performance, insulated concrete wall system for exterior building envelopes in residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial applications.

What's in it for you?

* DIRECT HIRE opportunity

* Competitive salary at $40,000-$50,000

* Medical and dental insurance after 3 months

* Company-paid life insurance, long term disability, and short-term disability after 3 months

* 6 paid holidays

What is the job?

* Responsible for developing cost estimates and supporting the sales department through the bidding process, production process and necessary follow up of potential projects

* Review of construction documents and understanding scope of work to bid

* Executes take-offs of construction documents

* Obtains pricing for materials

* Obtains bids from subcontractors

* Prepares cost analysis in computer by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor, and overhead costs incurred in the installation of items

* Where predetermined standards(s) are not available, makes an estimate

* Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc

What you bring to the job?

* Associates Degree (or equivalent experience) in Business or related field or Construction Management Degree

* Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in Estimating or Account/Project Mgmt

* Strong computer skills including Microsoft applications and applicable bidding tools and software.

* Ability to make proposals to Sr. Management through clear and concise written and verbal communications

* Experience in basic accounting functions and cost analysis

* Ability to travel as required, approximately < 20%.

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