The estimator is responsible for preparing full estimates on large and complex projects as required by client’s documents, and provides complete conceptual and total bid price.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Reviews and evaluates requests for estimates.
Reviews documents and understands scope of work to bid.
Prepares weekly bid calendar and ensures timely completion of estimates.
Reviews estimates and revisions for completeness and accuracy.
Creates job folders.
Reviews construction documents and understands scope of work to bid.
Executes take-offs of construction documents.
Inputs take-offs into computer spreadsheet.
Obtains pricing for materials.
Obtains bids from subcontractors.
Prepares cost analysis in computer by recapitulating material, labor, equipment, subcontractor and overhead costs incurred in the installation of items.
Makes an estimate where predetermined standard(s) are not available.
Informs immediate supervisor of any observed inaccuracies or omissions in quoted items or computer database.
Develops and maintains resource information on products, vendors, subcontractors, government requirements, etc.
Attends departmental meetings as required.
Scans and files documents and plans.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Required Education and Experience
Previous estimating experience in general construction is required. Experience in the sign industry is highly preferred.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or five years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable
About TLC Sign
TLC Sign is a successful and growing full-service sign company with three locations in central and eastern Wisconsin. We are family-owned and take pride in creating a positive environment for our team. TLC Sign has a large fleet of quality cranes, booms, and service equipment. Our team of designers have proudly won awards for their unique ideas, and our company prides itself on being clean, safe and efficient.
We are looking for an estimator experienced in the sign industry. This can be a remote position for the right candidate. Experience with Cyrious Control software is a plus. This position will be full-time and low-stress. Our managers and owners are knowledgeable, helpful, and very hands-on. This is a newly created position due to our growing business needs. TLC Sign, a division of Tim’s Lighting Company Inc, has been in business for over 20 years. We produce high quality signage and have great rapport with our customers. Our ideal candidate is friendly, positive, and committed to the sign industry and our company.
If our Estimator is interested in relocating for this position, Wisconsin offers beautiful landscapes with woods, water, and varying seasons. Many o...f our teammates enjoy outdoor activities such as hunting, fishing, and camping. Our area of the state has a close knit, small town feel with big city attractions, such as performing arts, festivals, marathons, and many other community activities. Our winters are cold, great for ice fishing, snowmobiling, skiing and sledding, and our summers are hot, perfect for boating, swimming, gardening and cycling. Wisconsin is fortunate to have many lakes, rivers, caves and woods to explore year-round.