CMF Estimator

    Universal Forest Products, Inc.
    Berlin, NJ 08009
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    The Estimator is responsible for the accurate estimation of the materials needed in single-family and multi-family projects, according engineered and designed plans.

    Works under general supervision; exercises little discretion and judgment on work priority on a regular basis.
    • Provides loose lumber/material estimates.
    • Communicates effectively with all organizational levels and builder representatives.
    • Provides problem-solving solutions using Building Codes and product information.
    • Prepares detailed construction proposals from customer blueprints for customer presentation.
    • Assists in training and development of other estimators as required.
    • Performs other duties as required.
    • Minimum high school graduate. Preferred bachelor degree in related discipline or equivalent
    • Minimum 2 years of experience in related field/responsibilities.
    • Minimum 2 years of experience framing single-family or multi-family homes
    • Working knowledge and experience using AutoCAD and Timberline software is preferred
    Skills and abilities
    • Proficiency in the use of the English language in reading, writing and speaking
    • Ability to read and understand blue prints
    • Ability to read, understand and interpret building codes
    • Strong math skills including algebra and trigonometry
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Ability to use a computer
    • Ability to learn estimating software
    • Ability to successfully interact with all organizational levels and the public
    • Ability to communicate effectively with others, including customers, builders, peers, and management
    • Ability to manage several activities/projects at once, to organize and prioritize work, to meet deadlines, and work under little supervision
    • Ability to sit at a desk for prolonged periods of time, be mobile in the work environment, and work hours mandated by management.
    • Ability to pass a drug test
    • Self-managing; works well under little supervision
    • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
    • Good interpersonal skills and good communicator
    • Be a team player and support the Company's goals
    • Conducts in a professional manner
    Posting ID: 575797086Posted: 2020-09-24