Rapid Door & Trim is a fast growing and face paced construction materials distributor looking for a Project Estimator. We are a Division 6, 8 & 10 supplier and installer for multi-family and commercial projects throughout NY, NJ and CT.
Responsibilities for Project Estimator
Review incoming ITB’s to determine validity and understand scope of work
Review plan and specifications for product quantities and details to ensure proposed products meet architect and owner needs
Perform take offs as appropriate
Use software to build doors, frames and hardware
Evaluate vendor quotes to obtain accurate pricing on products
Communicate effectively with internal and external customers as well as architects both verbally and in writing
Prepare cost analysis and estimates ensuring timely completion
Review and evaluate cost estimates
Responsibilities for Project Manager
Coordinate job site delivery with customers, installation teas and warehouse staff
Attend job site meetings
Actively anticipate customer needs and job requirements
Develop and ensure solutions on technical issues involving door and hardware products
Prepare change orders as required due to plan changes
Ensure projects are budgeted and managed to maintain gross profit goals
Understanding scope of work and contract
Salary: DOE plus Health benefit allowance, paid time off and Retirement program
Job Type: Full-time - 40 hours per week with potential for flexible hours.
Please email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements
Qualifications for Project Estimator/Manager
Detail oriented and strong math skills
Able to read construction plans and develop cost estimates
Ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines
Very strong computer skills, including excel, word and adobe PDF
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Estimating involves hours of quiet concentration
Ability to enjoy a fast work-life, in a family first environment. Every day will bring the challenge of tracking and prioritizing tasks.
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Knowledge of door, frame and hardware applications as they relate to UL, fire code, building code, ADA, life safety and other restrictions that relate to the general commercial construction industry. Knowledge of electronic hardware **A PLUS
Preferred 3+ years’ experience in construction estimating/management
2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
About Rapid Door & Trim
Rapid Door & Trim Corp is a family owned and run business in a suburb of NYC. We serve NY, NJ and CT markets, commercial and residential. We offer supply and/or installation. We provide a path of accession for all of our team members. We work closely with each other and we are always looking for that next GREAT team member.
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