Hello! Are you looking for an opportunity in the Construction Industry to join a fast-paced, fast-growing company where you can learn and grow? Are you detailed oriented and like to work individually but also be part of a team? If so, look no further, come join the great Ver-Tex Construction team!

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Position Description:

We are looking for a Take-Off (Estimator) Specialist to join our Take-Off/Estimating team. As a key member of the Take-Off (Estimating) team, the Take-Off (Estimator) Specialist will report to the Take-Off (Estimating) Supervisor. This role requires the ability to determine window treatment scope based on drawings and specifications, submit RFI’s to the GC, review bulletins, and takeoff a complete scaled scope of work. The Take-Off Estimator Specialist is accountable for completing take-offs on time, correctly, and efficiently.

This is a remote position
Monday to Friday Schedule
If the candidate lives outside of the state of Florida, ability to work remotely

Position Key Criteria/Requirements:

  • 1+ years’ experience in construction estimating preferred
  • 1+ years’ experience with window treatment takeoffs and estimating
  • 1+ years’ experience interpreting commercial blueprints/construction documents
  • Construction Management/Architectural Science degree is a plus
  • Stable job history; 2 years + tenure over the past 5 years (if applicable)

Position Measurable Accountabilities:

  • Bid Package:
  • Required site walk-throughs are completed
  • Clearly defined scope with supporting plan details (assumptions defined & explained)
  • Review related plans for coordinated trades
  • Conflicting information is documented
  • Indicators: no go-backs from sales team and minimal clarifying questions/conversations necessary
  • PM does not find any significant mistakes after job starts
  • Timeliness:
  • Take-off due date to sales team at least 48 hours before due date (based on job value, phasing, etc.)
  • If take-off due date is missed, communicate with the customer immediately, and renegotiate due date and get written confirmation of late submission
  • Sales/Buyout Support:
  • Attend scope review meetings with sales and prepared to answer customer questions
  • Participate in internal project kickoff meetings when necessary
  • Contract review – verify sales has reviewed and accounted for all job documents included in the contract
  • Product Knowledge:
  • Stay up to date on products used on past projects and new products & ability to do take-offs on all Ver-Tex products efficiently

Position Key Technical Competencies:

  • Microsoft Office Suite Proficiency (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Ability to understand and interpret plan/blueprints/architectural drawings
  • Experience creating and editing PDFs with Bluebeam or similar program

Company Benefits:

  • Health Insurance (70-79% company funded)
  • Dental/Vision Insurance (70% company funded)
  • 401k Plan (company guaranteed 4% match)
  • Company paid Basic Life Insurance (100% company funded)
  • Company paid Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (100% company funded)
  • Company paid Short Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance (100% company funded)
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Accident/Critical Illness Insurance
  • Voluntary Flexible Spending & Dependent Care Account
  • PTO (paid time off – 3 weeks in your first year of employment)
  • 10 Company paid holidays
  • Quarterly company social event
  • Virtual tutoring program for team member's school-aged children
  • Parental Leave of Absence (based on tenure)

What's Next?

If after reading this ad you see yourself as a good fit for the company culture and the role, please complete our online application and send us your resume and cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

**To be considered for this position please click on APPLY at the bottom to complete your application and information on your most recent work history (5-10 minutes to complete)**

The Fine Print:

Ver-Tex is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace humans of every background, appearance, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, and disability status. However, we don’t employ jerks, even really smart ones.