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Estimating Take-Off Technician

Category:Permanent
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois 60045
Posted:Wed, September 16, 2020
Salary:US$45000 - US$50000 per year
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POSITION: Estimating Take-Off Technician
LOCATION: Green Oaks, IL
TYPE: Direct Hire
SUMMARY:
*Search internet for job posting and review bid invites from customers.
*Read blue prints and specifications.
*Provide in-depth take offs of materials as they relate to our scope (custom skylights, canopies, vertical wall panel, translucent polycarbonate systems, and dynamic intelligent daylighting products).
*Print all materials and prepare a job file for project estimators.
*Digitally store and send out plans or specification documents to sales reps.
*Track job leads.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
*Search and analyze bid posting on web platforms (Dodge, iSqFt, etc.)
*Analyze bid invites sent direct from customers.
*Review blueprints, specifications, addenda for jobs we would be interested in bidding.
*Download and organize all bid materials to our server.
*Use said documents to create a detailed takeoff that follows our specific format.
*Creating a hard copy folder for project estimators to bid from.
*Use our proprietary software to create a digital version of the job.
*Organize and email jobs to our sales team members.
*Track job leads from different sources and their validity.
*Email out monthly reports to management.

QUALIFICATIONS:
*1 to 5 years of experience with takeoffs or as an estimator in the Architectural Custom Skylights, Curtain Wall, Metal Structures, Glazing, Ornamental Metal, Metal Panels or Building Envelope products.
*Familiarity with MS Outlook, Adobe, Web Browsers.
*Must be able to read and understand both architectural and structural drawings.
*Must be able to work under time constraints.
*Common math skills.
*Well organized and flexible to schedule.
*Training-In-house training and on-going support will be provided.

ManpowerGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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