Inginaire - Engineering Staffing

Drafter / Estimator

Location
Maple Grove, MN
Salary
Contact For Rate
Posted
Jun 18, 2019
Closes
Jul 09, 2019
Ref
816536
Category
Engineering
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Inginaire is seeking a Drafter / Estimator for our client in Maple Grove, MN. This is a direct hire opportunity starting as soon as possible.

Duties

Primary
  • Draft accurate shop drawings in CAD, based on each projects architectural plans and specs, existing conditions, field measurements, information supplied in Sales Hand-off meeting, your past experience and knowledge and collaboration with Project Manager.
  • Review Architectural Drawings, Specifications and any other construction documents.
  • Assist in all field measurement.
  • Compare Architectural Drawings to actual field conditions.
  • Contribute to the designing of shop drawings for all types of projects.
  • Incorporate "red-line" comments as necessary.
  • Complete as-built drawings as required.
  • Maintain an organized system for storing shop drawings, and architectural drawings and specifications for future reference.
  • Secure and store architect/G.C. approved, stamped shop drawings
Secondary
  • Utilize various mediums that identify projects that are requesting bids.
  • Maintain your Salesman Project List, noting all projects you are currently bidding or working on. Review projects with President as required.
  • Thoroughly review and understand all aspects of the bid documents, architectural plans, specifications, existing conditions and the entire scope of work, for each project you are working on.
  • Contact architect or client to clarify all ambiguous items relative to the work you are bidding.
  • Conduct an accurate take-off based on architectural plans, specifications and all related bid documents.
  • Develop relationships with suppliers, subcontractors and potential partners that may be involved with providing services, products and pricing for potential projects.
  • Solicit quotes from multiple subcontractors and suppliers and evaluate quotes based on more than just price.
  • Review all quotes from subcontractors and suppliers for completeness and for any discrepancies relative to the bid documents and your quote request.
  • Conduct a Sales Hand-off meeting with Sr. Project Manager & Project Coordinator as soon as possible after receiving official notification of being awarded a project from client, Review all pertinent information, noting any unique items related to each project.
  • Provide assistance to Project Coordinator or Project Manager in clarifying bid documents, quotes from subcontractors or suppliers, or reviewing any pre-award conversations if requested.
  • Provide an organized folder of all information relative to each project. This folder must include a Contract, LOI or some official document from client indicating the awarding of a project. It should also include our formal quote with a quoted amount that matches the Contract, a Worksheet with a total that matches the quote, and all back up quotes from suppliers and subcontractors, and/or your personal estimates, which match each line item on the Worksheet.
  • Seek out information on new products, regulations, building codes, means and methods which may provide new opportunities or which may affect the cost of performing our work.


Requirements

  • Proficiency in CAD 2015 software.
  • Organized and efficient.
  • Ability to communicate with a broad range of individuals.
  • Thorough understanding of construction documents and plans.
  • Knowledge of general construction techniques.
  • Strong Math and Writing Skills
  • Ability to create mental models in 2-D and 3-D.


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