WEHR Constructors, INC. Estimator


WEHR Constructors, INC searching for the following:

Job Title: Estimator

Location: All Louisville, KY

Department: Estimating

Reports To: Chief Estimator

General Purpose:  The Estimator prepares estimates from blueprints,
specifications, and addendums for new construction, additions, and renovation
projects. Working with the Senior Estimator, Chief Estimator and Bid Captains,
the Estimator creates cost estimates and assists with the schedule of the
assigned divisions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepares work to be
accomplished by gathering information and requirements; setting priorities.       
Prepares construction budget by studying project plans; updating specifications; identifying and projecting
costs for each aspect.        
Evaluates offers to purchase by costing changes, additions, and site requirements.      
Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors;
negotiating price.   
Resolves cost discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.     
Maintains quality service by following organization standards.        
Maintains continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating
actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience: This position requires a Bachelor's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or one to two
years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of
education and experience.

Physical Demands:   This position rarely requires standing,
walking, reaching with hands and arms, climbing or balancing, stooping,
kneeling, crouching or crawling or tasting or smelling.   It frequently requires sitting, using hands
to finger or feel and talking or hearing.

This position sometimes requires lifting up to 10 pounds. 

Close vision is an important component of this job. 

Work Environment: The noise level is considered quiet to moderate (private office/business office with
computers and printers, light traffic). 

Additional Information:  Strong Skills in:  Mathematics, analytical, computers,
communication, team building and problem solving. 

If interested please send response to:

This job description was updated in October 2018.

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