Residential Estimator

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Raleigh, NC

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Job Description

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At BMC, the Estimator is valued as one of the first people to interact with the building process, creating a smooth start for their team. They use technology and mathematical skill to prepare an estimation of the amount of materials needed for the construction of a home in accordance with Company Policies. They regularly visit sites and work with internal and external stakeholders to deliver optimized results. 


Major Responsibilities:

  1. Estimates the amount of materials needed for home construction according to company policy and local building code.
  2. Assists salesmen as needed with customer orders and materials lists.
  3. Assists in trim take-offs as requested.
  4. Provides assistance to contractors as needed.
  5. Trains sales representatives in estimating techniques.
  6. Assist sales staff with blueprint reading and construction procedures.
  7. Review actual vs. estimated materials on completion of each project.
  8. Works on sales/ hardware counter as assigned.
  9. Control expenditures to conform to company budgetary requirements.
  10. Other duties as assigned by location management.

Required Skills

  1. Minimum Education: Technical Degree in engineering or related area.
  2. Ability to read blueprints and other technical materials. 
  3. Ability to interpret building plans in diagram form and deal with abstract and concrete variables. 
  4. Ability to operate networked computer systems and specialized software application programs and to instruct others in effective use of application software.  
  5. Must have excellent oral communication skills and positive interpersonal skills.
  6. Basic mathematical skills (ability to use Excel for computing measurements).


Required Experience

  1. Minimum Experience: 2 or more years of construction and building materials related experience.
Other Requirements
Must be willing to