Estimator

US-TX-Houston
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-23842
Business Unit
Waterworks
Job Post Category
Sales
Remote Position?
No
Position Type
Full-Time

Company Overview

About Core & Main

 

Core & Main (www.coreandmain.com) is one of North America’s largest distributors of water, sewer, storm, fusible piping and fire protection infrastructure products that serves the needs of both contractors and municipalities in all aspects of the water, wastewater, clean water, landfill, energy, and fire protection industries. Core & Main operates more than 246 branches serving North America, the Caribbean and international markets. The company provides localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success.

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for completing detailed and itemized material quantity estimates from owner or contractor furnished plan sets.

 

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

 

  • Completes detailed and itemized material quantity estimates from owner or contractor furnished plan sets.
  • Determines accurate quantities related materials as measured from provided plan sets.
  • Identifies materials required for the construction of facilities.
  • Researches plans and specifications to determine any special material requirements. Procures, picks-up and returns plan sets as required.
  • Communicates with design engineer or owner to clarify any unusual or special material issues.
  • Determines if supplied materials meet local/state/federal specifications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Nature and Scope

  • Works in compliance with established procedures and/or protocols. Identifies and resolves readily identifiable, clearly defined problems. Demonstrates skill in data analysis, techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in routine research/data.
  • Nature of work requires general supervision; exercises judgment. May be paired with a mentor. Work typically involves regular process checks or review of output by a coworker and/or supervisor.
  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel.

Work Environment

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
  • Typically located in a comfortable indoor area. There may be regular exposure to mild physical discomfort from factors such as dust, fumes or odors, temperature extremes, loud noise, strong drafts, or bright lights.
  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Certification may be required in some areas. Generally 0-2 years of experience in related field OR MS/MA and generally 0-1 year of experience in related field.

     

 

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's Degree (Construction Science is a plus.)
  • Applicant needs to be very detail oriented, able to work independently, and work in a fast paced environment. 
  • Experience in bid preparation, sales or related industry experience.

 

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