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Dayspring Restoration Estimator - Construction Restoration in West and Central Montana, Montana

Estimator - Construction RestorationConstruction ยท West and Central Montana , Montana

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DepartmentConstruction

Employment TypeFull-Time

Minimum ExperienceExperienced

Compensation$55k - $70k, DOE

Estimator position summary:

The role of the Estimator is to plan, execute, and finalize restoration and reconstruction projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes selling jobs, writing accurate estimates, creating a production package, (including contracts, draw schedules, preliminary production schedules, budgets, and material selections) and managing production so the jobs are completed profitably and in a timely manner. History of construction and disaster restoration cost estimating, logistics and disaster recovery required.Must be highly proficient in the use of Xactimate,(Xactware certification a plus) and must demonstrate mid-size and large loss examples of your work. Occasional travel may be required to travel to other locations in Montana for large loss opportunities.

Estimating and Sales Duties

  • Building customer rapport

  • Obtaining signed contracts that include draw schedules

  • Writing accurate estimates

  • Preparing and overseeing change orders and supplemental charges

  • Proper file documentation

  • Negotiation with adjusters, insurance consultants, and property managers

  • Organizational abilities - able to manage multiple, ongoing projects

  • Timely and complete communication with office

  • Completing estimates on time

  • Prepare accurate work-in-process (WIP) forecasts with percentage of completion methodology

  • Meet closing ratio goals

  • Manage receivables and collections in a timely fashion through frequent and advance communication, when applicable, file liens to protect receivables

Project Management Duties

  • Job budgeting and profitability forecasts

  • Timely job completion

  • Create in writing and effectively communicate a production schedule for every job

  • Locate and utilize subcontractors and initiate subcontractor agreements

  • Pre-planning jobs - materials, labor, etc. to meet expected profitability goals

Leadership Duties

  • Ability to positively motivate others

  • Perceived as a strong leader by the staff - influence by example

  • Provide valuable insight for improvements - as a manager in this company, you are expected to assist in solving problems and making this a more effective organization. To that end, you should be actively involved in finding new solutions to existing problems

The position is a key management position and a time demanding position wherein the candidate must demonstrate that they understand the requirements of the position, the time required to complete the required duties, and a willingness to be flexible and work the required time-sensitive projects such as crises management during demand peaks of company services (e.g., the aftermath of severe weather, natural disasters, fire, and accidents) that may be required from time to time.

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