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VESTA TILE-Estimator

4/13/2021

4023 South Brook Street

Louisville, Kentucky 40214

Phone:  502-581-9194 Fax:  502-368-5894



Tile, Stone, and Soft Flooring Contractors

Established in 2010

Five Star Contractor member of the

National Tile Contractors Association                                                                                                                                










Estimator

Summary

Vesta Tile & Stone, LLC (“Vesta Tile”) is a leading regional hard and soft surface subcontractor servicing Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana.  It was founded in 2010 as part of the Rosa Mosaic Group of companies.  The group of companies, including Rosa Mosaic & Tile Company, Bella Stone Designs, and Venosa, has a rich history, with one of the companies having been established in 1937.  Vesta Tile strives to attain stellar customer satisfaction while embracing Rosa Mosaic’s core values on every project. 

Through the years, each company within the group has participated in constructing some of the finest buildings in our country. Vesta Tile addresses the growing demand for new types of hard and soft flooring products and the advancements in setting methods for these products in the commercial construction industry. 

The Estimator reports directly to the Chief Estimator of the company. The position will assist with many facets of the estimating department, including project submittals, sample requests, material procurement, shop drawing development, and quoting primarily commercial projects for tile, natural stone, and other architectural products.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Estimate material and labor quantities from architectural drawings and specifications to bid projects

  • Issue quotations in a timely manner based on completed estimates

  • Develop shop drawings indicating patterns, details, field layout, custom designs, and locations of various materials

  • Develop project-related questions directed to architects for clarifications to ensure complete information is gathered prior to bid dates and documented for field personnel after contract award

  • Understand and maintain budgets during material procurement for projects under contract

  • Manage submittal process including sample requests, product data, LEED information, and shop drawings with a view to bringing material costs for project within or under budget

  • Attend initial project meetings for construction schedules and updates

  • Establish order dates based on current construction schedules, procure materials to meet established project start dates, and maintain updated progress schedule

  • Respond effectively and promptly to external requests for budget pricing and pre-bid samples from architects, designers, and construction managers

  • Assist general contractors and construction managers with value engineering for projects exhibiting budget constraints

  • Nurture and maintain good relationships with customers and suppliers

  • Proactively participate in industry training to stay current on new products, installation methods, and other innovations

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Office administration skills including

    • Good phone etiquette

    • Maintaining/organizing physical and electronic files

  • Computer Skills

    • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

    • Experience with CAD software, but not required

  • Demonstrated problem solving aptitude

  • Tenacious in acquiring every fact necessary to complete an accurate scope of work

  • Self-directed and comfortable working with autonomy

  • Dependable

  • Punctual

  • Organized

  • Adept at being clear and concise with verbal and written communications

  • Ability to work in a fluid environment with continuous follow-up

  • Comfortable working with various professionals

  • High energy and deadline-oriented

  • Passionate about working with customers

  • Capacity to establish, nurture, and maintain excellent relationships

  • Ability to work discretely with confidential information

  • Comprehension of project budgets and the profit equation

  • Undergraduate or trade school education preferred, or equivalent experience required.

  • Construction industry experience preferred

































































 

 

 

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