Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 17, 2017
Jun 16, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time

Swanson & Youngdale, Inc.

 Estimator (Commercial Division) Minneapolis, MN

Swanson & Youngdale, Inc., is a nationally recognized painting and drywall contractor with a mission to be the best finishing contractor in both commercial and industrial markets.  We pride ourselves on providing superior quality, leadership and services to our clients.
Swanson & Youngdale, Inc. is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN with division locations in Duluth, MN and Beulah, ND.  We are seeking a full time motivated, self-starting individual to join our Minneapolis team as an Estimator in our Commercial Division.  
Job Title:  Estimator 
•    Analyze documentation to prepare labor, material and equipment cost estimates
•    Meet deadlines and complete work in timely fashion
•    Assess cost effectiveness of products and services by tracking actual costs relative to bids as the project develops
•    Consult with Architects, General Contractors, Vendors, Project Managers and other departments in order to formulate project estimates as well as changes to the project
•    Prepare detailed quantity estimates used by management for purposes of planning, organizing, scheduling and performing the work
•    Review labor, material and equipment requirements to determine best practices for projects

•    Two-year degree in related field or equivalent experience – Four-year degree desirable
•    Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of employees as well as clients in a professional manner
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office and typical office software/hardware
•    Familiarity with cost estimation software
•    Proficient in construction drawing and specification reading
•    Strong mathematical skills
•    Ability to analyze, compare, and interpret detailed information
•    Ability to make sound and accurate judgments
•    Excellent prioritization/time management skills

Competitive wage package depends on experience, includes health insurance, dental insurance, 401K, Employees Stock Option Plan (ESOP), and paid time off.
Employment is subject to passing a drug screen.
Please submit your resume via email to: or via fax at 952.545.4435.

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