Senior Level Estimator- Commercial Roofing

Flynn Companies Portland , OR 97228

Posted 3 months ago

Flynn's Portland branch is growing and we are looking for the next high-level talent to join our team!

Commerical Roofing Estimator Position Profile:

Develop business, estimate, and sell commercial roofing projects.

  • Direct role in customer relations and sales.

  • Project selection and strategy.

  • Prepare accurate, timely estimates for potential jobs based on expertise.

  • Develop and maintain consistent contact with customers and document bid results and bid follow-up.

  • Develop a culture of teamwork and continually seek strategies to create competitive advantage.

  • Maintain a healthy backlog of work that allows us to retain all key employees and earn a profit.

  • Enhance Flynn's reputation for integrity, quality, and professionalism.

Responsibilities of the Commercial Roofing Estimator:

  • Know and stay abreast of design requirements, codes and materials; use expertise to prepare accurate and competitive proposals and contracts.

  • Review projects in publications, plan centers, customer requests, and other areas to determine possible candidates.

  • Analyze blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for projects.

  • Complete a thorough and accurate review of construction documents, including but not limited to: general conditions, schedule, insurance, specification sections, warrant, and bond terms.

  • Compute cost factors and prepare estimates used for management purposes such as planning, organizing, and scheduling work; preparing bids, selecting vendors, and determining cost effectiveness.

  • Collaborate with Business Development and Project Managers to decide which jobs to price and who will be responsible for the estimate, the backup, the bid review, and the selling.

  • Communicate with potential bidders to review scope, schedule, and bidding strategies.

  • Prepare and submit professionally presented estimates to potential bidder and be available for

  • Maintain accurate records of historical job performance data for future bidding that is reliable, useful, and user friendly.

  • Develop a smooth process of handing off a project and/or client to a Project Manager after a sale is complete.

  • Ensure consistency in process of how estimates are done.

Skills/Qualifications of the Commercial Roofing Estimator include:

  • 5+ years working as a Construction Estimator or Pre-Construction Manager in the commercial roofing industry.

  • Extremely organized, detailed, thorough, and accurate.

  • Skilled communicator, both oral and written.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, construction software.

  • Proficiency with Blue Beam or similar construction takeoff tool

  • Good business sense; can read markets, recognize and evaluate risks and opportunities.

  • Positive team player.

  • Enjoys and is skilled at estimating, math, blueprint reading and sales.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on experience

  • Performance based bonus program

  • Relocation assistance available

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Life Insurance

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Flynn University: Education & Leadership Development

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Senior Level Estimator- Commercial Roofing

Flynn Companies