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Senior Project Estimator

Company: Craftsmen Industries
Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout Craftsmen IndustriesCraftsmen Industries custom manufactures unique specialty trailers and vehicles and large format printed elements for experiential marketing and industrial solutions for brands across the industry spectrum including Boeing, PepsiCo, and Anheuser-Busch. We pride ourselves on creating our products fully in-house from initial design and engineering to fabrication and the finishing touches of graphics and paint. Our Craftsmen team includes one subsidiary, Schantz Manufacturing. Schantz focuses on custom manufacturing of concession trailers for the fair and festival industry. Guided by our values, we BUILD by helping bring ideas to life in a dynamic and collaborative environment and we're looking for talented individuals to grow with us!What Do We Offer?

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Career development opportunities.
  • Benefits including but not limited to Medical, Dental and Vision.
  • 401(k) Match and Much More!Position Title: Senior Project Estimator Location: St. Charles, MOPosition Summary: Provides accurate winning estimates and proposals for our customers in a timely manner. Works closely with the Sales, Production, Project Management, Purchasing and Engineering Departments. We get to work on fun, one-of-a-kind projects for great customers.Primary Responsibilities:
    • Calculate estimates that work for highly customized, multi-purpose, fixed & mobile, and multi-trade constructed assets.
    • Analyze and develop solutions/methods for multi-trade, mechanical, architectural, and electrical portions of bid proposals.
    • Organize, schedule, prioritize, plan, and prepare estimates that are competitive and address risk factors.
    • Collaborate and communicate closely with the bidding team, sales, business development, engineering, production, and other departments.
    • Seek and obtain input from shop production teams and functions as well as engineering and project management staff.
    • Review renderings, drawing take-offs, specifications, and proposed project operating costs while considering site conditions.
    • Provide accurate estimates for the commercial, retail, transportation, military, industrial and marketing industries.
    • Prepare detailed cost estimates of all direct costs for materials, production hours, design hours, and project management.
    • Quickly generate and provide Rough Order of Magnitude conceptual estimates from provided renderings.
    • Develop and refine estimating standards and configurator data for projects over time.
    • Document key assumptions, overall estimate logic, risk considerations and approach to estimates.
    • Solicit and evaluate subcontractor and vendor quotes with Purchasing Team to fulfill requirements and scope of work.
    • Collaborate to ensure that estimated, selected, and supplied material meet local/state/federal specifications for applications.Required Skills:Technical degree or equivalent experience, training, and professional certifications.Minimum of 10 years' experience as a multi-trade estimator or designer with responsibility for detailed project costing. Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, specifications, and other technical documentation.Proficient in Microsoft Office Products, Outlook, Work and Excel.Ability to travel at least 10%.Preferred Skills:Technical degree strongly preferred.Experience in mutli-trade construction, specialty industrial process equipment, mechanical contracting, infrastructure estimation and commercial construction environments are valuable.Ability to work with engineering models and drawings as well as CAD software for all trades.Knowledge of estimating electrical, electronics and audio-visual systems.Experience with configurator software and tools.Physical Requirement:Must be able to remain in a stationary sitting position and move about the office. Ability to climb stairs/ladder and be able to navigate in a shop environment and in a safe manner.Craftsmen Industries (and its subsidiaries) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that we consider all applicants for employment and employees eligible for employment without regard to race, marital status or civil union status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or any other characteristic protected by law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to our applicants and employees with disabilities in order to assist them in the performance of their essential job functions.To learn more visit or

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