Estimator (Steel) in Claremont at GPAC

Date Posted: 4/14/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The purpose of an Estimator is to provide an efficient quality/profitable estimate on time with a clear descriptive of scope of work to our external/internal customers. It is expected that each Estimator works with the utmost integrity/honesty.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION (to include, but not limited to):

  • Meeting Attendance & Preparation: (Hand-off, Kick-off, Quality, Etc.)

  • Log in new jobs and place the in order of importance.

  • Keep current on all vendor pricing

  • Help to schedule material and Fabrication with committee.

  • Identify and understand the scope of work for the specific project.

  • Communicate with the salesman and/or customer.

  • Solicit material quotes as required by providing Vendors w/clear directive.

  • Work closely with engineering group to develop quote engineering.

  • Coordinate the transmittal of documents with document control.

  • Perform personal review of every estimate.

  • Accurate

  • Meet quote submittal dates/times as requested by sales/customers.

  • Transfer all pertinent quote information to the Project Manager group

  • Complete change orders in a timely manner as directed by the PM's

  • Update on a daily basis the Job List In Estimating & Public folders.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • 1 year specific experience with structural steel estimating, or related field in structural steel fabrication or production is preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Basic Knowledge of and ability to use Algebra and Geometry.

  • Ability to read blueprints

  • Good English skills. Able to speak, read, write and understand.

  • Strong Math/Geometry skills

  • Proficient at working on multiple projects at once.

  • Ability to visualize the end product.

  • Capacity to make independent decisions.

  • Computer - Microsoft windows, Word, and strong background in Excel.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.