Estimator
Layfield USA Corporation
Construction
San Diego, CA
Employment type:
Full-time position
Position Overview:
Layfield has an exciting and rewarding opportunity available for an Estimator to join our Construction Group. This position will primarily be responsible for completing drawings, cost estimates, material take-offs and providing assistance to the Estimating team. Your ability to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging work environment and your ability to multi-task will make you an asset to our team.

This position will report to the Estimating Supervisor. The position will be based out of our San Diego office.
 
Key Responsibilities:
Key Responsibilities:
  • Digitize drawings in AutoCAD/Bluebeam to perform material takeoffs 
  • Review project plans and specifications to determine appropriate inclusions and exclusions for proposal letters
  • Preparing material take-offs either manually or using CAD
  • Soliciting and evaluating vendor and subcontractor quotes
  • Communicating with contractors, engineers and owners to clarify project details, scope of work and other key information
Required Skills & Knowledge:
Required Skills & Knowledge:
  • Ability to think analytically, identify problems and look for alternative answers
  • Accurate and timely documentation of all communications, verbal and written
  • Driven, self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective and proven organizational skills to meet multiple deadlines and handle competing tasks in a high pressure and demanding work environment
  • Independent but also able to work well within a team environment
Education & Experience:
Education & Experience:
  • Two (2) years minimum construction drafting experience with AutoCAD
  • Five (5) years minimum experience with construction estimating or two (2) years minimum experience with bachelor’s degree in engineering/construction related major
  • Experience with Bluebeam or WinEst would be considered an asset
What does Layfield have to offer?
Layfield is committed to investing in people and creating a dynamic, rewarding employment experience. Layfield offers a competitive wage and benefits package, including:
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package;
  • 401K Contribution Package;
  • Vacation and Sick Leave Benefits;
  • You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a number of company events including BBQ's, Holiday and Sporting Events and more!
How to Apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@layfieldgroup.com, please reference Estimator in the subject of your email.
 

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies, please.

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