Project Cost Estimator

Company: MaintenX ( Learn More )

General Information
$18.00 - $25.00 /Hour
High School
At least 5 year(s)
Up to 50%
Job Description "24/7 MaintenX, We keep business running!"

We are MaintenX International and we understand that business matter. We are an expert in total facility repair and maintenance service. We tailor our services and programs to run seamlessly in parallel with companies as a trusted partner. We service, support and repair the top multi-site, multi-state retailers and Fortune 500 companies with the finest, on time, on call, comprehensive preventative maintenance service and corrective facilities maintenance in the industry.

We are looking for an experienced Project Cost Estimator to join our service team. Our Project Cost Estimator position requires a professional self-starter with a proven track record of creating cost estimates for a variety of commercial customer projects. This position requires the ability to analyze blue prints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials, and labor estimates. The candidate must have experience building strategic partnerships with suppliers and subcontractors. This position will report to the Projects and Safety Manager.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing project plans, requirements, and specifications.
  • Preparing accurate quantity takeoffs and estimates.
  • Reviewing and assessing jobs to determine what labor cost will be to provide estimates to customers.
  • Negotiating pricing with new and existing business partners.
  • Must be able to source materials and specs as needed for jobs.
  • Building up cost estimates database for internal use.
  • Analyzing and updating on labor and material market rates.
  • Understanding and utilizing market conditions in the development of cost estimates.
  • May be required to perform onsite visits to properly estimate job scope and costs when plans are not available.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned by management.

  • Project Cost Estimator

    Successful candidates for the role of Project Cost Estimator have strong communication skills, are strategic thinkers, and can adapt to customer changes and competing demands. Our Project Cost Estimators have vast knowledge and skills and go above and beyond in providing a high level of customer service to our customers and their team.

    Additional requirements of the Project Cost Estimator:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5-10 years' experience in estimating in the construction/facilities maintenance industries
  • Prefer HVAC estimating experience as well but not required
  • Proficient in Microsoft software and estimating software packages
  • Ability to pass a background check, drug screen and DMV check
  • Ability to work on-call and overtime hours as needed - we are a 24/7 maintenance facility
  • Familiar with and can use smart phones and tablets
  • Benefits:
    We value our Service team and provide an excellent benefits package including:

  • Opportunities for overtime hours
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Holidays and Sick days
  • Personal Cell Phone Service Discount through company cell phone carrier
  • Compensation Base: $18-$25 hourly based on experience

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